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Archives for January 2021
Medications and foods that should be avoided with ductile cancer in situ
I need to know if there are certain medications and foods I should avoid with breast cancer and ones that can actually help with cancer. The only thing that my doctor told me is to avoid as many carbs as I can and eat a lot of fresh fruit and vegetables which I eat much fresh fruit and vegetables on a daily basis which I…
Anastrozole - Depression & Extreme fatigue
I had a double masectomy July 2020 after a surpise ductal carcinoma diagnosis. I was placed on Anastrozle and for the first month or two seemed fine on it. After the 3 rd month the joint stiffness started. That I can push through, but what is really bothering me is the extreme fatigue and depression. I get a good night…
What were your mastectomy essentials?
Hello! I am new here and I hope I am not adding a thread that was already addressed. I have been diagnosed with invasive ductal carcinoma but it came through a non traditional route. I had breast reduction surgeryon December 17, 2020. I was supposed to go get a mammogram in November but I had to miss 2 appointments due to…
Small tumor but lymph nodes positive
Hi everyone. I am a new to this group. In October, I was diagnosed with Invasive Ductal Carcinoma. I underwent a lumpectomy in November. My tumor was 1.4 cm. My tiny tumor managed to make its way to 2 lymph nodes. It's ER/PR positive, HER 2 negative, & after having a decent Oncotype score, my oncologist feels that…
Going overseas for treatment
I'm new to this, my wife was just diagnosed with BC. Thinking about going overseas for treatment and for lower cost. Does anyone have any opinions on this? thanks much!