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Over a year and counting…

It's been over a year since the CA discovery and mastectomy that followed... Here's what I experienced ... 1. Until now, my left arm cannot fully extend upwards, but it may be due to my lack of stretching exercises. Sometime I feel slight sensations ( not exactly pain or very slight pain ) at Breast… Continue reading Over a year and counting…

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3 months on tamoxifen

Aside from some incidents of hot flashes, not much side effects from tamoxifen. I also took prescribed trans-v ultrasound to check if uterine lining was thickening and so far it was not. So til the next quarter...

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Consultation with oriental doctor 

Today I went to the alternative / oriental doctor referred by my husband's friend. The clinic is located in BF and basically consists of a single space with everything in it (acupuncture beds with curtains), receiving area, doctors desk, etc. The elderly Korean doctor doesn't speak English so everything is translated by his daughter in… Continue reading Consultation with oriental doctor 

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2nd Onco says I still may need chemo… pending Mammaprint results

I got a 2nd opinion from an oncologist referred by my husband's friend and he said I still may need chemo as I am borderline, with the tumor at 1.7cm, just 0.3cm away from 2cm. He told me to take a Mammaprint test, wherein  they send a sample of my tumor to Netherlands for gene… Continue reading 2nd Onco says I still may need chemo… pending Mammaprint results