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PRE-Cancer! Yay!

Thursday, January 05, 2012

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I got the second opinion from a breast cancer pathology specialist back today, and they believe it was pre-cancer. Their diagnostic standards for this condition are slightly different from those of the general pathology unit at a community hospital, and by their rules, the abnormalities in my cells are pre-cancerous, but not cancer.

So we stopped radiation, pending MRI results and possibly further biopsy if indicated by the MRI. I will still need hormone therapy as whatever is going on in there is estrogen sensitive, and tamoxifen or related drugs can help keep in from developing into full-fledged cancer. But I DON'T HAVE CANCER!!!



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So taking it easy for a couple of days until the soreness/redness/tiredness from the radiation treatments I have had goes away, then I'm back into it!
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DDOORN 1/6/2012 8:59AM

    Whew! What a scare and what SWEET RELIEF!

So pleased to hear you can stop those treatments and SPARK ANEW! :-)

Don

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SNOWFILLY 1/6/2012 7:42AM

    emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon Congrats on the great news!!!!

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FRECKS96 1/6/2012 6:12AM

    What wonderful news!!! Congrats! Here's hoping that you stay on this path!

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SPIFFDEB 1/5/2012 8:55PM

    Wow, that is fabulous news!! emoticon

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