Wednesday, August 2, 2006

Met my own Dr. McDreamy! lol

Try as I might I can't get the ultra sound shots and the mammogram shots to save to my computer.......if I ever do, I PROMISE to post them.

First of all yes my Surgeon is indeed hot, what I liked about him most was that he stated that I was 'ONLY" 43 and that I was still a baby! Now I think I would of kissed him if he would of dropped the  "Y" off of baby and added an "E" instead! lol  I am going to refer to him as Dr. McDreamy............what can I say I am a HUGE Grey's Anatomy fan!

Well, Dr. McDreamy wasn't satisfied with the radiologist report, so I was quickly moved to a new room in his office and given another Ultra Sound.....I now have 3 tumors.....not 2....I told him that I already know that I have cancer and he said, "Good because I know it's cancer too, but we will be performing a biopsy anyway to confirm it all up and I don't want to wait with you, I want to do it tomorrow afternoon!" I said "My schedule is open, let's do it!" It's not like I'm going to say, "Ummmm, I don't think I can make it, there are having a really good shoe sale tomorrow!" lol So I have to be there at 11:45.....No lotions, no powders and no deodorant..........great! It's gonna be like 99 degrees here and I am going to smell like Pepe Le pew!

Ok, So here is the medical lingo on radiologists report........

Right Breast remains heterogeneously dense with a stable distribution of fibroglandular tissue shadows. No pleomorphic cluster of calcifications.

There has been significant interval change involving the left breast. There is increasing density, diffusely involving the left superolateral breast. There are several areas which appear nodular.

The patient places a left marker superiorly. (Hey Im Good!) There is a subjacent lobulated/nodular mass with spiculation.  There is also some architectural distortion centrally.  Associated pleomorphic cluster of calcifications are not present. This focus us measured at approximately 3x4 cm on the MLO view.

The patient places a second marker more inferiorly (So I'm not perfect! lol) involving the left breast. There is a corresponding mass with ill-defined borders, This is measured at approximately 2x2,5 cm.

Targeted ultrasound was performed of both of these areas. There is a heterogeneous hypochoic mass corresponding to the more superior lesion. Sonographically, this is measured at 3.8 x 1.9 x 3.6 cm.  This is seen at the 2o'clock position, 7 cm from the nipple.

The second more inferior lesion also has a corresponding sonographic abnormality. This is hetergeneous and predominately hypoechoic. The borders are extremely irregular. This is seen in the 3 0'clock position, approximately 5 cm from the nipple.

Sonographically, there is also a suggestion of the two other discrete hypochoic foci. These are seen inferior interposed between the two palpable lesions. One is measured at approx 1.6 x 1.2 x 1.6 and the other is 1.5x2.0x1.5. This may be contiguous or additional satellite foci.

The findings are highly worrisome for multi focal neoplasm involving the left breast.

Impression:
Findings highly suspicious for multi focal neoplasm involving the left breast.
Birds Code 5: Highly suspicious of malignancy, Highly probability of malignancy.

After seeing Dr. McDreamy he said after his ultra sound results were looked at............3 tumors.........2 o'clock, 3 o'clock and 5:30 O'clock. I will need a left breast mastectomy, with reconstruction done right after the removal of the left breast. What they will not do is give me back a new boob in my original "D" "DD" size. Makes it to difficult for future mammogram's........ok then what about my right breast? I can't have a perky C cup on the left then a 43 year old drooping breast on my right, if they don't do a double mastectomy! He said they will do a breast reduction on the right breast, then a lift to make them both symmetric again. This is all I know for now.......lab results within 24 to 48 hours and we will take it from there...so possibly by Friday and I will let you know what happens after that!

I have no idea what all these medical terms mean, but I know it's cancer....I'll look them up later....time to get ready for the mammotome biopsy......their web site is
WWW.breastbiopsy.com
newest, most reliable and least invasive! Bonus for me!!!! lol

6 comments:

hadonfield78 said...

KIm, it wouldnt make if you did smell like "pepe lepew"
Your still the most enchanting BABE there is.........
I luv ya girl.  My thoughts and prayers are with you in this journey......

pippa1116 said...

it is amazing how your energy comes through in your blog. I have great faith that with your enthusiasm and attitude that you will beat this thing and be an inspiration to all of us.
Tina  http://journals.aol.com/pippa1116/SteelMagnolia  

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thinkingoutloud said...

I'm just curious here after reading this entry, but is it possible to save the breast and just do a lumpectomy?  (sorry, I have no idea)
And also can you tell me how you first discovered the lump(s).
You can email this info if you would prefer not to make it public.
Thanx Kim!
Love n huggs-
Niki

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