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Surprise upgrade of benign radial scar to IDC grade 1 t1b



  • needs.a.nap
    needs.a.nap Member Posts: 188

    @ichan That’s so good to hear that you have great nurses and techs. I’ll be thinking of you … may the days fly by!

  • moderators
    moderators Posts: 8,088

    @ichan We're glad to hear that your first radiation session went well. You're off to a strong start! Please feel free to share any experiences, or questions you may have along the way. We're here for you! 😊

    The Mods

  • ichan
    ichan Member Posts: 39

    A quick update from my side. I finished my radiation therapy today and will be starting tamoxifen next month as advised by my RO. I do not know how to move forward from here. I am struggling right now.

  • maggie15
    maggie15 Member Posts: 952

    Hi @ichan , It’s great to be done with radiation but you feel worse before things get better. It takes several weeks to a couple of months for the fatigue to lift. I had an exhausting combination of fatigue and insomnia. Acupuncture helped some. I never took tamoxifen but there are threads on this site that deal with it. Hang in there. You can discuss therapy or meds with your PCP if you continue to struggle. Things eventually improve but it takes longer than you think it should.