I felt rushed

A lot of women, their physicians make them feel rushed. Like, we've discovered this lump. You've got to go in right now and have this taken care of, you know. We're going to do a mastectomy immediately. This happened to me. I was diagnosed on a Friday and surgery was scheduled for the following Wednesday. And they told me that if it was malignant, they would do a mastectomy; if it was not malignant, then I would still have my breast. So I didn't know going into surgery when I woke up whether I would have my breast or not. But we do try to let women in our group know that you do have time to make choices. You do have time to talk and get second opinions, to talk to women who have been through this.

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