I wish I had read this first. I was diagnosed in July 2012 I had 4 months of chemo (Red Devil), lost all of my hair, felt like there are worse things than death. I finally had surgery to remove the tumor and one lymph node on December 11th. The good news is that I had less than one millimeter of cancer and nothing in my lymph node (my tumor was golf ball size and growing rapidly). Now all I can think of is that TNBC can re-occur. I just wish I had known that there were other ways to treat this. How do I get past the stress of the fear of it reoccurring? I'm still raw, can remember every horrible moment at this point. I'm sorry if I'm too vocal. I just believe in telling the truth.
This is not good. I'm sorry but she needs help immediately. My fear is it's too late. Please do what you can to get her some help. Some people just refuse. My sister in law's mother ignored her for years and the cancer ate away at her breast and there was nothing left. By the time they tried to do something she went through hell but it was too late. Remember this was her choice and personally after just finishing Chemo, surgery and now radiation I thought alot like your sister. She may have wanted to live her life just as she is. I know I'm not much help but I've been on the other side and it's painful....and miserable. Part of me understands her decision. At least try to get her help, if anything, they can make her comfortable. I'm so very sorry.View Thread
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