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1/16/2017 Latest post:
In December I had a suspicion that something was going on with my right breast. I then lucked out and received the letter that it was time for my yearly mammo, so I wasted no time and made my appointment. (12/22/16) After having the mammo, they called me back in for an ultra sound (12/27/16) and the doctor said I was good to go! I left happy and excited and then my mind went right to "But what do I do with my suspicion?" After getting home the doctor called me and said he changed his mind! He said they would go with the mammo results instead of the ultra sound. I was then scheduled for a biopsy on 1/3/17. I received the results on 1/5/17, "you have breast cancer." I am heartbroken and scared, but I will be moving forward from this point on! They call the area an architectural distortion, not a lump, which means I wouldn't have been able to feel it. I have invasive lobular carcinoma. The pathology report says I am a grade one, which is the earliest grade and at this point "clinically" Stage one. If I understand correctly the stage may change after surgery. I was told I will have surgery and do chemo. I am lucky the doctor changed his mind.