I spoke with Ruby tonight. She's home from her surgery and doing reasonably well, though she's very sore, both from the surgery and from the placement of the medi-port, which they inserted near her collarbone. The surgeon did have to go down to the bone in her chest to get clean margins, but they're pretty sure they got all the IDC. Now she just needs to heal so she can begin chemo. The path report will determine how much chemo exactly. But she's doing great for a 4-time survivor. She thanks everyone for all their prayers and good wishes and will keep you posted. Ruby, you're my hero!
Hugs & prayers to everyone,