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Re: Getting anxious
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Posted by Cheryl W on March 3, 2016, 1:04 pm, in reply to "Getting anxious
The whole waiting part is brutal. I honestly think it was harder than any surgery or chemo. If your surgeon says that a lumpectomy is sufficient, then that would be my choice. My surgeon told me that if I elected a mastectomy, it did not mean that the BC couldn't come back. Besides, it doesn't change the recurrence rate.
There are many cases where you would need a mastectomy, but your surgeon is the best person to help you make that decision. It's a very personal one, for sure.
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