I Have Breast Cancer

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 62 People

    I Just Found Out!

    I have been having breast pain for about a year now! I went to see what was wrong and the doctors ran tests and said i had cyst in my breast! On the 4th of july i woke up and I couldn't breath so I went into the E.R.! They ran a bunch of tests and did a C.A.T. Scan and found out...
    piscesdragon piscesdragon
    46-50, F
    1 Response Jul 9, 2012
    zzzkt12crazzy zzzkt12crazzy
    18-21, M
    Nov 1, 2014

    These last couple of days have been the worst

    of my life, I found a lump in my underarm, I was worried but enough to go to the doc, but not that much. Cancer goes in my family, but I mean I'm 21.. I didn't seriously think of it. My sister yelled at me and called me a bunch of things for worrying enough to even go to the doc...
    lily449 lily449
    22-25, F
    Mar 27, 2015

    A Warning To All Women!!! Please read!!!

    Ladies always listen to your gut when it comes to your health. You know best. Two months ago, I reported something suspicious to my family doctor. I basically had unusual breast pain with sharp intense pangs in my left breast.  My breast was also swollen and felt very active...
    lagatta lagatta
    46-50, F
    3 Responses Nov 23, 2012

    My Cancer Journey

    My journey began in June of 2006 when I went in for a routine (but long overdue) mammogram.  I was not too disturbed when they took more scans, did an ultrasound, then on my way home they called my cell phone and said to come in the next day for a biopsy. At 48 I was too...
    CrystalRose CrystalRose
    56-60, F
    3 Responses Jan 1, 2008

    Living with stage 4 breast cancer.

    .recently started Wellbutrin..looking to chat with others..
    Susannj30 Susannj30
    46-50, F
    Feb 1, 2015

    Is It Wrong To Want My Husband To Find Someone New...

    I am married to a wonderful man whom has given me three beautiful children. I was diagnosed with stage iv breast cancer in December 2008. After the mastectomy and removal of 5 and then 17 nodes it metastasized to my liver and then a few years later to my brain. I am also HER2...
    Stella629 Stella629
    1 Response Mar 12, 2011

    Just as my consultant was ready to discharge me

    he found a suspicious area in my other breast !!! he says he doesn't believe it will be malignant but doesn't want to ignore it and have something untoward develop. keeping my fingers crossed that he is right.. :)
    Hun1 Hun1
    51-55, F
    2 Responses Mar 21, 2016

    "uplifting Utube?"

    I don't want to start at the beginning of this cancer story.  Today is where I feel like I want to say something.  Someone who meant well, who has the sweetest heart and perhaps a faith not tried sent me a utube video about a young father who was diagnosed with colon...
    georgiamaria georgiamaria
    56-60, F
    2 Responses Jul 7, 2010

    Try This One

    Reading this wonderful story truly makes you feel God's power, love and compassion over His people. An eye opener towards the realms of our spirituality. I urge you to through the links and let know your comments by posting it below. So go on, experience life one's more with God...
    simojtjeffrey simojtjeffrey
    May 20, 2009

    How To Survive Breast Cancer With A Broken Heart??????

    In December I found a lump in my left breast. A biopsy was done and on 3 Jan 2011 I was diagnosed with breast cancer. How can this be.... I'm 33, I have a 3yr old that I breastfed, I train every day, I don't smoke or drink, I eat healthy. I'm the first in my family to have breast...
    namtraht namtraht
    31-35, F
    1 Response Jan 23, 2011

    Wow things are happening

    so quickly I saw the surgeon today and due to a cancelation my lumpectomy will happen tomorrow I am thankful it will happen quickly but scared as hell all at the same time
    deleted deleted
    6 Responses Jul 21, 2015

    3yrs Cancer Free

    In Jan 2006 I lost my mother to cancer, she was a 25 yr survivor of breast cancer.  In July 2006, I had just turned 40 and got the news I never thought I would hear.  You have breast cancer.  I had a lumpectomy, and 35 radiation treatments.  Everytime I went...
    jeanpen jeanpen
    41-45, F
    1 Response Jan 24, 2010

    Vitamin D Opposes Breast Cancer

    Vitamin D's importance in opposing cancer is becoming more and more evident. http://www.lef.org/whatshot/2006_04.htm?source=eNewsLetter2011Wk34-2&key=Archive+News&l=0#lccg April 12, 2006 Analysis finds inverse relationship between serum vitamin D levels and breast cancer risk...
    conceptualclarity conceptualclarity
    51-55, M
    1 Response Aug 27, 2011

    Saved By My Baby

    I was diognoses with breast cancer on February 15, 2005. I been told for several months that I had a cyst,you know, nothing to worry about. I became tired of the pain everytime i held my baby girl, so I returned to the surgeon and had the "cyst" removed. Ten days later...
    ColorMeReal ColorMeReal
    41-45, F
    8 Responses Oct 16, 2007

    Tomorrow I find out where my breast cancer came

    back too scared too death I had it in 2004 had chemo mastectomy radiation & it was hell just to get it again now had every test known Mri bone scan X-ray cat scan & just got our of hospital lung was filled with blood had to get it tapped ( they stick a tube in ) tried going...
    wasted30 wasted30
    46-50, F
    May 21, 2014

    Chemo sucks... But it is working.

    It sure changes a person though. I feel like I age another 5-10 years with each session. :(
    odditblue odditblue
    51-55, F
    1 Response Mar 19, 2014

    Bumpy Ride

    I was diagnosed with breast cancer in July 2004 with lymph node involvement. In July of 2005 I had to have a total hysterectomy and I also had surgery above the reconstruction of  my left breast to remove a buildup of scar tissue that had turned very painful.  By the...
    nanato3grandbabies nanato3grandbabies
    51-55, F
    Apr 28, 2008

    Hoping to make new friends to support me with

    my journey! Only found out today and they said it is treatable. Told them not to tell me too much as it makes me scared to hell. So having a mascetonmy in three weeks time and then start my treatment x
    deleted deleted
    11 Responses Jul 1, 2014

    My journey I was first diagnosed on my 39th

    birthday. Stage II with lymph node involvement. Had a mastectomy followed by chemotherapy and radiation. During that time I thought my life was over. If it wasn't for my mom and my coworkers, not sure how I would've made it. At the time my dad wasn't speaking to me, he basically...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Jun 14, 2014

    Cancer Story

    i Got breast cancer at 20 and now i am 100 i had radiothrapy i had tamoxifen for 5 years i had a nice doctor but i had reconstruction and mastecomy removing the whole breast the same happened with all sister in law but thet are 75 and 95 im so happy and i want everyone...
    claire2008 claire2008
    1 Response Nov 28, 2008

    Lots of Nervous Energy - Bm Next Week

    Hello Ladies- I'm 30 yrs old and divorced with no children. Diagnosed DCIS ER+ PR+ Sept 4th  Diagnosed BRCA2 Positive Oct 8th I have been waiting 4 months and it's finally here.  BUT now i'm nervous...  I can't concentrate (i'm currently at...
    Flowers0178 Flowers0178
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Dec 30, 2008

    It's Just The Beginning

    I am a single mother of a 14 year old son and was diagnosed with breast cancer in June of this year. I had my double Mastectomy in September and am currently going through chemo treatment. I have not been able to work during this time. I was very unhappy with my job when I was...
    amballard amballard
    36-40, F
    1 Response Dec 28, 2012
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