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Is mastectomy necessary for non-invasive , multifocal DCIS


Posted by sneeda

Had a lumpectomy in June 2011

9 cm of DCIS removed with positive margins. Post-operative MRI showed DCIS and suspicious dot throughout breast with enhanced lympe node.

New MRI (7 months later) show no lympe node enhancement and a decrease in DCIS size remaining. There is still 4cm of DCIS showing , multifocal, in one quadrant.

Surgeon is still recommending a mastectomy due to multi focal and the size of cureent and past DCIS found

I take mistletoe shots, numerous supplements and am active.

IS it possible to avoid mastectomy and stay safe and sane

 
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Hi I am in the same boat. had lumpectomies but no positive margins. I take mistletle and supplements etc. Would you like to chat ?
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