Under mammographic guidance we went in with a needle-directed excisional biopsy in order to remove enough tissue to perhaps eliminate any further surgery. Upon completion of the biopsy it was felt there were no clear margins for assurance of cancer-free tissue. Therefore, we did another lumpectomy to achieve that goal. Unfortunately, we then discovered an invasive tumor which had the capability of traveling throughout my body. The next procedure was a sentinel node biopsy.
20 Things to Know About DCIS, or ‘Stage 0’ Breast Cancer
More Proof That Breast Cancer Can Be Healed Naturally - Breast Cancer Conqueror
The diagnosis of breast cancer can send your mind spinning in a hundred different directions. It is important, however, for you to step back at some point and simply process all the information. This is the time when YOU must reel in all those anxiety-producing thoughts and take charge of your mind. Even though it may seem like you are in a situation that is out of your control, you DO have a choice.
Breast Cancer Healing Story – 20 Year Anniversary
Survivor Stories. My friend Shannon Knight has been diagnosed with breast cancer twice since 2006. The first time was stage 3. The second time was stage 4 ruh roh.
Inflammatory breast cancer IBC is a rare, aggressive form of breast cancer that tends to develop quickly, sometimes in just a few weeks or months. IBC starts in the milk ducts of the breasts and, by the time it has been diagnosed, has usually already spread to the lymph nodes and further. The symptoms of IBC are often mistaken for an infection. Redness and swelling typically cover at least a third of the breast, which may also be warm to the touch. The most characteristic symptom of IBC is ridged, pitted, or dimpled skin caused by the buildup of lymphatic fluid in the skin.