Location: pennsylvania
Member since 8/2/2012


  • 7 total posts
  • 1 review
  • 6 questions

Reviews by j_self

more waiting for me

After reading through others reviews and some of the discussions, and posting a little bit i figured it was time to really seriously participate. So, here's the beginning of my BR journal. I've just turned 61, size 42G, 5'8" and overweight. My GYN had been recommending this procedure for me... READ MORE

Questions from j_self

Bleeding Under Left Breast After Reduction; Normal Drainage or What? (photo)

12 days post op and for the past 3 days have persistent bleeding from under the left breast. first post op check 6 days ago and all was good. i still have steristrps as applied... READ MORE

BR with Positive Pathology Report?

14 days post BR initial path report is right breast has 'in situ breast dx"; report not complete but ? is if i need additional surgery due to this does having just had BR make... READ MORE

What Should I Expect at a Diagnostic Mammo 2.5 Months Post BR?

BR was done 8/17/12; pathology showed DCIS grade3 in one breast. Have to have dx mammo and mri in early november for treatment planning. am scared about the mammo in terms of... READ MORE

Impact of Prior Breast Reduction on Cancer-related Mastectomy with Immediate Reconstruction?

I am one of the few whose breast reduction pathology found DCIS-grade 3 comedo+necro ER+ HER+ in rt breast (no assessable margins). Considering options including mast. How... READ MORE

Effect of Radiation for Breast Cancer on Breast Reduction Scars?

Had BR midAugust 2012, pathology found DCIS grade3 in right breast. additonal testing shows no other disease. May need radiation to reduce recurrence, would start Jan 2013.... READ MORE

What Are Options for Breast Shrinkage Post Radiation with a Prior Breast Reduction?

I was diagnsoed with DCIS in right breast AFTER breast reduction surgery. No additional surgery was needed. Had RT, (canadian protocol) ended Feb 2013) & started tamoxifn.... READ MORE