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Ms. Toad

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13. Now that I actually do know what to expect, it's good.
Fri Oct 7, 2016, 10:53 PM
Oct 2016

What triggered the visit was symptoms of inflammatory breast cancer (without looking at the figures, somewhere around 50% fatality within 2 years).

What they found (because the visit triggered an earlier than usual look) was a teeny tiny tumor. 2 mm x 4 mm x 5 mm. As long as it's the same kind that runs in the family, it's barely a speed bump. (Based on characteristics - elasticity, vascularity, borders - it's about a coin toss for cancer v. not.)

But NO inflammatory breast cancer. Whew!!

So - I'm off diving; the reward I had planned to give myself in August for losing 74 lbs and beating back diabetes - until cancer popped up and interrupted things. 3 dives in so far - up to a dozen more.

I'll take my camera down tomorrow afternoon and see what I find. (I think I remember you from the photography group? - I haven't had time to do much photography so I pretty much dropped out.)

How are you holding up?

It's all crossed. Every limb and digit. n/t moonscape Oct 2016 #1
Thanks! Ms. Toad Oct 2016 #6
Everything is crossed for you. KC Oct 2016 #2
It's only a small merry-go-round. Ms. Toad Oct 2016 #5
Fingers crossed. sinkingfeeling Oct 2016 #3
Thanks! Ms. Toad Oct 2016 #7
Hoping hoping hoping PennyK Oct 2016 #4
Thanks! Ms. Toad Oct 2016 #8
Well, damn. Here's hoping for the best. Solly Mack Oct 2016 #9
I agree. But at least it's a teeny, manageable damn, Ms. Toad Oct 2016 #10
Boost your spirits then come out fighting. :) Solly Mack Oct 2016 #11
You know what to expect alfredo Oct 2016 #12
Now that I actually do know what to expect, it's good. Ms. Toad Oct 2016 #13
Yeah. I'm glad you got good news. alfredo Oct 2016 #14
Sorry this new concern has surfaced ... slipslidingaway Oct 2016 #15
I did not see your post until now dixiegrrrrl Oct 2016 #16
So far, so good. Ms. Toad Oct 2016 #17
It's really sad, Ms. Toad Oct 2016 #18
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