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|11/22/2005||Hi I have been diagnosed with recurrent breast cancer in the right lung middle lobe. I was 41 when I first had breast cancer and if I remember correctly it was mucinous cancer of the right breast with two tumors no nodes classified as stage II. One day when I was in for a ck up I asked my doctor why I was never put on any type of therapy. He looked at my chart and said your cancer must have not been hormone receptive. Well it was no where on my chart and they researched it and found out it had been hormone receptive. His response was that it now had been seven years and I was doing fine so I shouldnt worry. That if he had to do it over again he probably still wouldn't have given me more therapy. I did have chemo at the time and a bilateral masectomy. Well now it is 10 years later and it is in my lung. I feel he majorly screwed up. I go to see what they plan on doing tomorrow. They don't have my biopsy results back to see if this is hormone receptive and Im worried they are screwing around with me. They have had the samples in the lab now for 5 days. What do you think?|
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|11/23/2005||consider taking your records, slides and films to another breast center for a second opinion and possibly even receive your care elsewhere. you need to feel confident in the people taking care you.|
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