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|7/2/2012||I was seen at JH a week ago for DCIS and met with BS and PS. It was my understanding when I contacted JH that surgery would be scheduled at time of appt. I am one week out and have not heard from anyone and wondering how long I should wait. I have been upstaged once since May 25 from ADH to DCIS (core biops June 22) ). I want to take care of this and realize that after surgery it could be upstaged again.|
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|7/2/2012||Sorry you are experiencing a delay for some reason in getting your surgery date confirmed. Call 443-287-2964 and request to be transferred to Charlotte, who is the OR scheduler. BTW, DCIS would have been there also in May. Breast cancer doesn't grow rapidly. that doesn't mean that you shouldn't have gotten your OR date yet though.|
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