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May 21, 2016 11:13AM
Matilda - Sorry that that you and your mom are frightened and waiting...the waiting is always the hardest, but breathe. Glad you found this site...read up
Try and stay focus on today and what you do know. Don't get ahead of yourself and run a race you don't need to run. Breathe!
The Breast Cancer Husband is a good read/resource on what to expect and what to ask...medical team...and your mother. She is very lucky to have you at her side.
Be sure and ask her what is most important on her mind today.
To prepare for Monday read info on the main site on diagnosis and what to ask. Ask her what are her concerns, is she comfortable with her team. Take a notebook to take notes or ask if you may record on phone.
Make your mom a folder to hold all her files. After each appointment ask for copies of all reports.
Very important...write down the names of key staff in each Drs office and be kind...honey will go a long way when you need them...so learn their names and always be kind for they are there to help your mom and you.
Take a walk, enjoy nature, listen to music, be thankful, and know that you can do this...you are not alone. Take your lead from your mom...she has been your rock now you be hers.
In your pockets (((squeeze)))
12/18/2012, IDC, <1cm, Stage IB, Grade 2, 0/7 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2-
1/23/2013 Lumpectomy: Left; Lymph node removal: Left, Sentinel
6/1/2013 Aromasin (exemestane)