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...
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...
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...