May 29, 2002 - 3:07 pm
I am 44 years old and was diagnosed with Invasive Ductal Cancer in March of this year. To date I have had a lumpectomy. My tumor was 2.2 cm, stage 2, (but a grade 3 cancer in that was an agressive type.) It was also hormone receptor negative so I am not a candidate for Tamoxifen. However, nothing was found in the lymph nodes. My treatment options are:
I would greatly appreciate any advice from anyone who has had a similar experience as mine. I keep going back and forth in my mind and it has been 4 weeks now since my surgery and I need to be making this decision. Thank you for your help!