biopsy yesterday-waiting for results
I’m not exactly new here but have never posted before, only read. I just had my 3rd biopsy yesterday and the waiting for results doesn’t get any easier. All have been due to micro calcifications. The first was 13 years ago. I was so scared and my imagination ran wild. I just “knew” I had cancer and really thought the worst. It thankfully turned out benign. Four and a half years ago the diagnosis was DCIS, stage 0. I had a lumpectomy followed by radiation. My oncologist and I decided that due to other health conditions I have, the typical medications would have higher risks for me than the chance of getting this (or worse) cancer again.
My recent mammogram revealed new calcifications near the surgical site. They are different than the previous ones as it is in a line (previous ones we more clumped) and this was concerning to the doctors so a biopsy was done yesterday. I was told that there was a 50:50 chance of malignancy vs benignthis time.
I am not as freaked out as I was that first time and I got through the prior treatment but I have been riding an emotional rollercoaster since I learned of the new calcifications. There is no family history of breast cancer and while I can talk about this with my sister and husband I don’t really have anyone who really knows what I’m experiencing emotionally right now. I’ve read some similar posts here today but each of our stories are unique. I think I just needed to get mine out. Thanks!