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Pls need advice for my sister

zohra Member Posts: 2

imageDear friends , I used to ask questions about my mom cancer treatment now she is better. This is my mom picture and her profile ( unfortunately she don't speak English)

My sister just diagnosed with breast cancer. The oncologist want her to start with chemo . They already removed the cancer. Is here someone who has or had same diagnosis? Here is her test report any recommendations would be helpful.



  • cookie54
    cookie54 Member Posts: 747
    edited April 2023

    Hi zohra, Sorry to hear of your sister's diagnosis but glad to hear your mom is doing well. So by this report it appears that there is no metastasis to bones, lung and other major organs. It is recommended that she have an Ultrasound and fine needle aspiration of a lymph node that is just above her left clavicle and axillary region They will take a look at the cells to see if they are malignant.

    I know this is all overwhelming but just take it one step at a time. Many on this site have or dealt with similar situation as your sister's. There are many categories on this site for great information. If you know your sister's exact type of breast cancer you can read about many experiences here. I would advise to ask lots of questions, I also found it useful to have a binder with reports, appointments, questions etc to stay organized. Here is some info to get you started.

    I'm sure your sister's doctor will come up with a good treatment plan and you will all feel better once this is established. Wishing you and your family positivity, strength and hope.