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6 monthly scan results

A couple of weeks ago I visited the Royal Marsden for my Summer 6 month scans – chest x-ray, ultrasound and boob squish.  Stupidly (and I should know better) I […]

6 monthly checks – results

Finally I can breathe a sigh of relief, I’ve got the results of this six-monthly ‘active monitoring’ scans. Nothing suspicious!  Yipppeeee! Next ultrasound and chest x-ray booked for January.  (Mammogram […]

Mammogram time

You’ll remember I recently went for my six monthly scans which are all part of the follow up regimen following my diagnosis with malignant phyllodes and DCIS.  You may also […]

Regular scans

You listen to me every 6 months talk about the follow up scans, the scanxiety and the results. Well it’s that time again.  It explains why I’m more than a […]

Sarcoma SPAEN Conference – Day 3

PATIENT INVOLVEMENT IN CLINICAL RESEARCH ~~~~~~~~~~ Derek Stewart, OBE Associate Director for Involvement at National Institute for Health Research – Clinical Research Network, England Public Involvement in clinical research Improving […]

Follow up appointment

This morning I attended the breast cancer clinic for an appointment following my recent biopsy.  As in the previous posting the pathology indicated that the ‘dots’ weren’t anything to worry […]

Biopsy phone call

What a caring service I’ve received at Royal Marsden already.  This was continued this morning when one of the breast care nurses phoned to let me know the results of […]

Sarcoma Consultation

This afternoon I met, as planned, with my sarcoma team for the results of my six monthly checks from the perspective of phyllodes sarcoma.  They will, of course, be involved […]

Biopsies done… next?

I’m not sure that I slept for more than 60 minutes in a row last night and was utterly exhausted when my alarm eventually went off.  To be fair I […]

6 monthly checkups

A wonderful visit to Belfast to see Johan Gant and Nikki Tweed become Mr and Mrs Gant on 4th July.  Fabulous day and so pleased Johan was able to source […]