The cancer was still there

I also found out when I went to get the tubing out that they lumpectomy did not remove all of my cancer, which really kind of freaked me out. I thought, oh no. Because the plan was to have the lumpectomy, see a radiation oncologist, go for radiation Monday through Friday. And so I was still thinking about being able to go on and continue in school. Well, that was not going to happen. So when they told me that the cancer was in the outer margins of the tissue that meant that they needed to do a mastectomy, but I already had the nodes removed, about eight of them removed, and I had one positive node. After my surgery I would be seeing a medical oncologist and would get on a chemotherapy treatment plan.

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