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Archives for February 2021
Nervous about surgery
I was diagnosed with breast cancer in January and next Tuesday I will be having a double mastectomy . I still really struggling with the diagnosis . Not sleeping well at all. I have so many questions . Maybe you guys can help calm my nerves and give some advice. So here I go..... How can I calm my nerves? I'm so scared for…
Breast cancer scare?
Hello, all! I am a 27 year old Canadian male with a looong history of hypochondria and cancer scares (Thank you, Internet!) A few days ago, on Wednesday, I started feeling a little bit of wetness around my right nipple, on my shirt (No visible wet marks, but definitely a slight feeling of dampness or coldness), and brushed…
Tamoxifen Short and Long Term Effects
Hi, I took Tamoxifen for 5 years and off for one year now. I have experienced extreme hot flashes, night sweats, extreme edema in both legs/feet for three years that I was told not due to Tamoxifen and now high blood pressure/heart rate issues. Anyone else?
Hi there I was just wondering if anyone else has had lymphedema about 10 years out from having my breast and and lymph nodes removed. I had it come on all of a sudden and was wondering if anyone else has pain(to the touch of the skin) when it happens to them or if you have ever felt having a cold had brought it on?
Pain after port removal
New Member here. This has been my second bout with Breast Cancer. This time it was in both breasts. I had chemo, bilateral mastectomy and radiation. As part of the surgery, the surgeon removed the port which had been put in for chemo. This area had been sore since the port was put in and I assumed it would feel better…
Ai's or natural remedies for stage 1
Has anybody else tried and had success with natural remedies for Stage 1 breast cancer instead of taking AI's? About my cancer journey: Diagnosed with DCI, Stage 1, Her2-. Had a lumpectomy in September of 2020. Two lympnodes removed were negative for cancer. Afterwards I had a Genetic test that revealed positive for Chek2…
HER II positive and chemo