Triple Negative BC

December 4, 2018 - 23:22

Hi folks I have recently been diagnosed with stage 2 TNBC. I have had a mastectomy and am due to start chemo in early January. I’m absolutely terrified as when I google TNBC it’s so negative. I don’t know anyone who has had TNBC so any help or advice would be really appreciated

December 6, 2018 - 08:17

Hi Rebel. I'm in the same boat. Slightly further on as have started chemo. I can't give any answers but I absolutely undertsand how you feel. I'm scared. Scared. Scared. .

December 13, 2018 - 16:36

Hi Rebel and sophtyc,

Thank you both for your brave posts. It is very natural to feel scared and unsure. Please call us on the Nurseline on 1800 200 700, we would be happy to speak to you . We are here Monday- Friday 0900-1700.

Best wishes,

Cancer Nurse

 

December 23, 2018 - 22:31

Hi rebel

I have tnbc and I also have the brca 1 gene. I was diagnosed a year ago. I had 8 sessions of chemo, a double mascetomey and my ovaries removed. It's a frightening time there's no point me telling you not to worry. I tried not to Google and trusted my oncologist 100% write down all your questions no matter how daft they seem. Be kind to yourself and listen to your body during the chemo. It took me a few sessions before I did!!! I wish you well and I'm here if you want to ask or rant x

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