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|06/27/2004||I had a lumpectomy on June 15 which came back positive IDC 1.8 cm all all margins free. On June 25 I had axiliary node exicess with sentinel node biopsy in which 2 nodes were taken an said to be ok. Having both surgeries so close together has seemed to have drained me. What are real recovery times. ( I am a bartender & waitress and am on my feet most of my 8 hr shifts.)|
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|06/28/2004||a combination of emotional stress and anesthesia is taking its toll.. give yourself 2 weeks from your last surgery to feel like yourself again. remember too that chemo is probably on your plate soon too.|
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