hello all. I was diagnosed in April 2011. 17 nodes. Have completed chemo and radiation. Just got back from plastic surgeon, implants not option at this point he is suggest a deep inferior epigatric artery flap, implants to follow later for size. Anyone heard of this procedure? At this point I am still freaking out like is it worth to get implants, am I going to live long enough? BC SUX!!! I am trying to stay positive but it is so hard. Anyone else have multiple, like lots, of nodes? Is this survivable? I feel hopeless then I feel like I can kick its butt.View Thread
Hello all. Have not been here in awhile. So I ended up going with the Lastissimus Flap procedure with implants. Can't say I am loving the implants but it has only been 5 weeks. I have been told they will start to feel better after 6 months or so. I decided the DIEP was too long to be under and the PS said that I did not have enough belly to make two boobs. So I thought what the heck I am going to be greedy and get bigger boobs. Feeling ok for now. Hope everyone is diong well.View Thread
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