Ann Harper Ann Harper- Missy

First post: 9/7/2016
Our journey began when I found a lump in my right breast and my life starting to change immediately.  I went to my ob/gyn  doctor Aug 3rd and the next day to get ultrasound.  Next was the biopsy on Thursday Aug11 for 3 needle to 2 lumps and a lymph node.  Appointments had already been moved up.  It was long weekend but Monday morning the 15th is when I was diagnosed with invasive mammary carcinoma in 2 lumps and the lymph node.  Fast appointment move up again to see surgeon. Next is more tests with echo scan on Thurs 18th  and CT scan and bone scan on Monday 22nd to help personally  determine my best treatment.  After that I  will be meeting with  oncologist on Tues 23rd. 

Aug 22 had  CT and bone scans are clear.  Praise Him!

 Aug 23 met with oncologist and Projection forward is chemo 16 trips+ 4 boost immune shots, surgery, radiation and follow up.  

Chemo plan is  5 months

Start with  getting chemo  every 2 weeks for 4 treatments with the 4 boost shots day after chemo over 2 months and started Sept 15

Then chemo weekly  for 12 treatments for 3 months Starting Nov11 Veterans day

Then surgery and  radiation treatment follow up after chemo probably Feb -March.

 Will  be able to get  the chemo and radiation treatments in Concord.  Surgery will be at Downtown Charlotte Levine probably Feb 2017.

We are off the cigarettes  and doing great as smoke free.

Tom had urologist appointment on Monday Aug29th concerning this kidney stone issues.  He passed 3  stones back in June.  It has been a long summer for us and appreciate prayers for Tom's quick recovery. 

We appreciate prayers for spiritual warfare against the enemy through our journey in our marriage .  Pain and suffering bring us closer to God and we praise Him.

Ann

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