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Archives for October 2021
Bi Rads 5
Hey everyone. I'm usually over on the Uterine cancer discussion board, as that's what I've got. My best friend just had a Bi rads 5 result on a mammogram. For sure cancer, right? Anyone else have a Bi rads 5 and can share info? Thanks, people. Grateful. I am of course scared for my friend.
If I've had double mastectomies, do I still need to have mammograms?
Hi everyone, I had double mastecomies this past summer and I have a health care reminder for my regular annual mammogram screening for December. I will be meeting w/my oncologist in a few weeks, but was curious - do mammograms capture more in the images than just the breast tissue that I had removed? My oncology report…
Breast Cancer Screening Tests
Mammogram A mammogram is an X-ray of the breast. It can find breast cancer early, when it is easier to treat and before it is big enough to feel or cause symptoms. Having regular mammograms can lower risk of dying from breast cancer. Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) A MRI uses magnets and radio waves to take pictures of…
I have been on 20mg's of Tamoxifen for 4 weeks now. Since the beginning, I have had horrible indigestion pain/acid in mouth/throat feels like it's closing. I have a hiatal hernia to boot which makes things worse. Has anyone had indigestion problems? I am reading that any hormonal changes could very well affect digestion.…
Hi, I’ve done the worst this ever and googled symptoms. I’m sure I’m fine but... I’ve had a eczema/fungal looking “thing” on my areola going just over my nipple for 2 months it is so itchy I want to scratch my nipple off and I have a burning sensation with it. Around 2 months ago one doctor prescribed me some medicines…
New-IDC with Triple Negative
I recently got diagnosed with IDC with triple negative. Trying to wrap my head around all this. Waiting for genetics results too. I have less than 2 cm lump in my right breast. I am doing a lumpectomy early Nov. What is the triple negative? I understand it means the tumor does not grow from estrogen, but what are the other…