Tag Archives: Surgery

New Scans – Episode 1

This morning, I had a new mammogram, ultrasound and MRI. I was hoping this was going to be easy. Of course it couldn’t be. Continue reading

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Almost Halfway There

As of last Friday, March 30th, and I’ve got only 2 chemo Taxol treatment left. I will start the maintenance doses of HerceptinĀ on April 27th. HerceptinĀ is the biologic drug that specifically targets metastatic HER2+ breast cancer. Continue reading

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Treatment Step 1: Install the Port

I feel like I’m becoming a Borg. I’ve just had new hardware installed, a chemo port. I had my choice between having a port put into my chest, or having PIC lines hanging out of my arm. I know me. … Continue reading

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The Diagnosis – Part IV – The Big Meeting

The “Big Meeting” was scheduled for a week after I’d gotten the biopsy results. They didn’t have any openings left for that week or I’d have been there. I took a colleague from work with me and also had my … Continue reading

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