Tag: Metastasis

Skin metastasis – April 2017

Into the 4th cycle of my chemotherapy I felt small lumps on the surface of the left breast and it was red and itchy.  By the end of the 5th cycle (5 weeks later) it spread across the whole area. Biopsy and CT scans followed and the results showed that the cancer has spread to … Continue reading Skin metastasis – April 2017

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Diagnosis and treatment – 2017

I celebrated my 50th birthday in the summer of 2016. Going back to work after the summer I started feeling poorly and developed a chronic cough. In December 2016 I was diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer.  A year after completing the Herceptin treatment, my cancer has spread to the lymph nodes, the liver and the lungs. … Continue reading Diagnosis and treatment – 2017