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On April 14 I posted that I was waiting for breast biopsy report.  Had biopsy of both breasts.  Left side shows DCIS stage 0 (ductal carcinoma in situ); cancer is contained in mammary duct and has not spread at all.  Right side was negative for cancer.  The next day I saw OB/GYN doctor for vaginal bleeding; she did a biopsy of uterus which showed early endometrial cancer grade one of the uterus.  Sometimes when it rains it pours.  Because both of these cancers are caught early, the outlook is positive.  On May 12 I'll have lumpectomy of breast and removal of uterus, fallopian tubes, and ovaries. I am so glad to have both surgeries same day.  One time for anesthesia and one night in hospital.   If all final pathology reports are same as initial reports, I will be around for a long time.  I will need radiation to breast but no additional treatment for uterine cancer. 

God is good!  My DH has been wonderful going to all appointments, etc. and laughing and crying with me.  Our DD has also gone to appointments with us and is a 6 year survivor of same breast cancer so she is a great mentor and support person.  Since the initial shock wore off, we have been doing well.  We just want to get the show on the road and be back home to begin recovery.  I try to spend my energy on being positive and not the negative. 

Last post I mentioned my sis having same cancer.  She will have bilateral mastectomies with reconstruction on May 20.  We both wish we lived closer to each other and do this on the buddy plan but she is in Kentucky.  We will be together in heart. 

Thanks to all of you for your concern and prayers.  Will post again after surgery and I'm back home.

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Comment by Carol Vickers/OH on May 6, 2015 at 7:21am

Sounds like you have a plan and a great attitude.  You'll soon be on the road to health.  In the meantime many prayers and quilty hugs will carry you through!  Keep us posted!

Comment by B J Elder/WA on May 5, 2015 at 6:08am

Thanks for the update. Though not exactly the report we wanted, it is so good it has been caught early and is contained as it is. Praying that you will be filled with God's peace, knowing He is with you and your family and the team of health professionals throughout it all. Don't push your recovery time, your body will need it. Gather hand projects and good books and fun movies and quilt shows and of course the appropriate amount of chocolate.  Blessings & Hugs to you and your sister.

Comment by Joanna liguz on May 4, 2015 at 9:21am

Early Detection is the best....Glad your attitude is good too,,, Prayers for a full recovery. I pray you have Peace in this matter...Numbers 6:24-26 and for your sister as well.

Comment by Pam/NY on May 4, 2015 at 7:59am

Sounds like a great game plan...your team of doctors and family supporters are all on target. You will breeze through this and by the evening of the 12th, you'll be on the road to a full recovery. Prayers are sent to help you on your way. Stay strong lady...hugs.

Comment by Irene Gallway on May 4, 2015 at 3:36am

June I'm so sorry to hear this.  It is good you are keeping a positive attitude about all this and early detection is the key to complete recovery.  My prayers are with you and your sister.

Comment by Carol Ann Hinton on May 3, 2015 at 9:16pm

I think you did all the right things, and made all the right decisions!  Keep that positive attitude going and you cannot be defeated.  Blessings on you.  "Live long and prosper," no, wait . . . I must have heard that somewhere. . . (p.s. don't forget to laugh) :-)

Comment by Janet/MO on May 3, 2015 at 9:12pm

I hope all goes well with your surgery and recovery June.  That is a lot for a family to endure!  

Comment by Sharon Reeves on May 3, 2015 at 7:21pm

Looks like you are taking this in stride with a very positive attitude. So grateful that these cancers were found in the early stages. Long live June and her sister.

Comment by Prairie Quilter Jan/NE on May 3, 2015 at 6:42pm

Thanks for the update, June.  It's good to know that the outlook is positive and YOUR outlook is positive.  It is an encouragement when I hear folks praising the Savior in the midst of life's hard.  It makes me think of many scripture references, but this one in particular tonight, "You will keep in perfect peace him whose mind is steadfast, because he trusts in you."  Isaiah 26:3.  From your post, it seems you are feeling His peace because of your steadfast love.  

Comment by Barb/WI on May 3, 2015 at 5:55pm

So very glad you caught this early, and your prognosis is good.  Best wishes for a speedy, event free recovery.

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