mom of 3 & 40
With them doing a sterotactic, it seems it would be early, if it is cancer. If it is, because of your young age, you would probably need more than surgery.
3 months would be longer than normal to be laid up after surgery. I had an axillary clearnce and was back to work in 2 weeks on full duty. Lumpectomy is usually an out patient proceedure. Hopefully your kids are old enough to take there own shower and stuff. My 16 year old was very helpful through chemo and stuff. Kids really do help when they know they should. Hopefully your husband will also pitch in. A lot of people will offer to help, let them prepare meals for the freezer and babysit while husband is at work.
Radiation is easier than surgery. Chemo was the hardest to recover from.
Tamoxifin is for er postive cancer. The path report, if you have to have more surgery, will provide that information.
If you do have cancer, it is a doable course of treatment, even with kids. Read More At : ...