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Topic: Just diagnosed

Forum: Just Diagnosed — Discuss next steps, options, and resources.

Posted on: Nov 5, 2019 08:35PM

Jestjoan wrote:

Got my diagnosis yesterday from the radiologist. It is cancer, lobular and that is all they want to tell me until I see the surgeon next Thursday. What is the legality of this? It seems to me it is my personal history and my insurance and I are paying for all this. Is this standard procedure? Tired of waiting.

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Nov 5, 2019 09:36PM Rrobin0200 wrote:

you are entitled to a copy of your report. Can you physically go to them and ask for a copy?

Dx 3/6/2017, DCIS, Left, 1cm, Stage 0, Grade 3, 0/4 nodes, ER-/PR- Surgery 3/31/2017 Mastectomy: Left; Prophylactic mastectomy: Right; Reconstruction (left): Silicone implant; Reconstruction (right): Silicone implant
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Nov 6, 2019 08:27AM flashlight wrote:

Jestjoan, Yes, this is normal. Your surgeon will explain everything to you. Depending on what you decide your plan of care cannot start until after surgery. Your surgery will give your team more information about your cancer.

Dx 11/15/2018, IDC, Left, 1cm, Stage IA, Grade 2, 0/1 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Surgery 11/26/2018 Lumpectomy: Left; Lymph node removal: Sentinel Radiation Therapy 1/28/2019 Whole-breast: Breast, Lymph nodes Hormonal Therapy Tamoxifen pills (Nolvadex, Apo-Tamox, Tamofen, Tamone)
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Nov 7, 2019 02:04AM MinusTwo wrote:

jestjoan - depending on all the tests you have had or will have, the docs may schedule chemo before surgery. In that case you should have an additional consult with a medical oncologist.

2/15/11 BMX-DCIS 2SNB clear-TEs; 9/15/11-410gummies; 3/20/13 recurrance-5.5cm,mets to lymphs, Stage IIIB IDC ER/PRneg,HER2+; TCH/Perjeta/Neulasta x6; ALND 9/24/13 1/18 nodes 4.5cm; AC chemo 10/30/13 x3; herceptin again; Rads Feb2014

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