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BY Terry Arnold

Maybe I’m a late bloomer. After being diagnosed with triple-negative inflammatory breast cancer (IBC) in August 2007, I had a double mastectomy at MD Anderson. But I didn’t have breast reconstruction surgery until this March, almost 10 years later.

Why did I wait so long? For many reasons. 

Living ‘breast-free’ was an easy choice — initially

For one thing, after a brutal year of treatment, I was told that breast...

Cancerwise blog post: Terry Arnold and grandbaby; inflammatory breast cancer, breast cancer treatment, triple-negative breast cancer, breast reconstruction

BY Terry Arnold

I used to wonder if doctors at large hospitals like MD Anderson remembered their patients. Did they ever look up from the charts, tests and...