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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...

BY Terry Arnold

Terry Arnold was diagnosed with a right inflammatory breast cancer (IBC) in August 2007 and a left contralateral tumor soon after. She had...

BY Terry Arnold

Terry Arnold was diagnosed with a right inflammatory breast cancer (IBC) in August 2007 and a left contralateral tumor soon after. She had weeks of chemotherapy, radiation treatment and eventually a double mastectomy. She completed treatment in June 2008 and has been an IBC ambassador and advocate since.

It was like someone slapped me. 

A simple post on Facebook, "I'm in a relationship, yes, I am dating again...

Terry Arnold