CANCER, CANCER BIOPSY, CANCER ULTRASOUND, DIAGNOSIS, DIAGNOSTIC RADIOLOGY, METASTATIC BREAST CANCER, SOMETHING'S GOTTA GIVE, SPICULE, YOUR BREAST CANCER BOOK

SOMETHING’S GOTTA GIVE: My Cancer History, Episode Two

It was May 2013 and I had noticed a lump above my left breast. Dreamboat’s doctor-friend (Dr. Friend) got me an appointment for a mammogram right away. The mammogram revealed that the lump in my breast was suspicious. So, Friday, May 31, I returned to the mammography center for a breast ultrasound and, maybe, a biopsy.

I had found the damn suspicious lump, and I couldn’t un-find it.… Read More SOMETHING’S GOTTA GIVE: My Cancer History, Episode Two

CANCER, DIAGNOSIS, LIFE EXPECTANCY, METASTATIC BREAST CANCER, PROGNOSIS

MORE LIFE EXPECTANCY, NOT NECESSARILY MORE LIFE

If you read “Life Expectancy,” my first post on this blog, you know that I was diagnosed with Metastatic Breast Cancer.  That was in late July of 2018. In early August 2018, on our way to what Dr. Dear, my oncologist, called a “next step” appointment, I made a pledge—aloud to my sister, Angela—not to ask for… Read More MORE LIFE EXPECTANCY, NOT NECESSARILY MORE LIFE