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posted by alrorek
18 January 2023

Recurrence of breast cancer

Last reply: 12 days ago
Periods of time (how ironic as I always been irregular) It’s nearly a year after 1st diagnosis, 9 months after lumpectomy, finished 4 weeks of radio 5 months ago and now going through a follow up ultrasound because I’m afraid (it) has come back🥺
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posted by SiobhanD
10 October 2022

Diep Flap reconstruction

Has anybody had this type of reconstruction I am considering it and would love the opportunity to hear from somebody who has gone through the surgery
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posted by Sunshine23
28 September 2022

RCHOP Chemo and Radiotherapy

Last reply: 3 months ago
Hi there - recently diagnosed with Non Hodgkins Lymphoma and will be starting RChop chemotherapy followed by radiotherapy. I am dreading it all. What can I expect? Tips to help make the process a bit easier? Anyone been through this and can tell me what to expect? Thanks.
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posted by Nol
21 September 2022

Areola Restotation

Last reply: 4 months ago
Hi. I have recently had a double mastectomy with immediate implant reconstruction. I do not now have any nipples. Is there anyone who can offer advice or recommendations on a tattoo artist in Ireland regarding getting areola restoration done. I'm aware I have to wait 12 months following surgery. Thank You.
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posted by Babyboo
07 August 2022

Implant/lipofilling after LD flap

Last reply: 5 months ago
Hey there, I had mastectomy and LD flap surgery last summer. The reconstructed breast is still smaller and I would like a bit more symmetry. Any advice on lipofilling /+ small implant- side effects of surgery etc, Any recommendations for nipple tattoo also? I have 2 toddlers so easy recovery would be ideal. Thanks
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posted by Aine
15 June 2022

Her2 positive breast cancer

Last reply: 7 months ago
Just finished my 3rd round of chemo for her2 positive breast cancer finding the weakness very hard I have 3 more rounds
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posted by Honeybee
07 June 2022

Pancreatic cancer

Last reply: 7 months ago
I was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer on May 25 th I will meet Dr Donal Maguire on June 21 at . Has anyone out there had this cancer and beaten it Caroline
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posted by Cancer Nurse
26 January 2022

Life and Cancer-Enhancing Survivorship

Hi Everyone We would just like to remind you about our patient education online workshop, Life and Cancer- Enhancing survivorship (LACES) The LACES course is a single session of approx. 2.5 hours duration and is delivered by The Irish Cancer Society’s specialist cancer nurses The aim of these workshops is to empower those who have gone through cancer treatment by providing them with information aimed at improving their quality of life. The workshops cover a wide variety of topics such as finances, food and drink, movement and exercise, mental health and wellbeing, body image and intimacy as well as   information about counselling and local cancer support centers. It also addresses ways around self- management and empowerment.  For more information about this service see https://www.cancer.ie/cancer-information-and-support/cancer-support/life-and-cancer-enhancing-survivorship/survivorship-education-laces If you would like to know more about this workshop  and are unsure if it is the right time for you, phone our nurses on our support line at 1800 200 700 and we can chat to you about it. Kind regards Cancer Nurse     
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posted by Alisha42
23 January 2022

Driving

Last reply: 11 months ago
Hi I had mascetomy and reconstruction 8 weeks ago but had to go back and have replacement boob done and lymnodes out when can I start driving feel ok and not on medication that cause me not to be able to drive
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posted by el1981
24 May 2021

TC chemo

Last reply: 1 year ago
Hi so I had my 1st round of TC chemo last thurs which I am happy to be getting started with & puttin an end 2 this shit show ….thank god the side effects haven’t been bad …I took my anti sickness even though I wasn’t feelin ill as was told it’s easier 2 prevent the sickness than try getting on top of it …the muscle aches on day 3 in my legs was the worst 4m me but nurse said these could come 4m anti sickness injections ….they were more annoying than sore if that makes sense but I just took my pain killers n went 2 bed super early wit a hot water bottle under my legs & feel a lot better 2day thank god …..just wondering if anybody has any tips on gettin through if it does get worse as each cycle goes on Thanks
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