Oncology Questions? Ask an Oncologist for Answers ASAP
This is Dr. David
ductal carcinoma is the most common type of breast cancer.
you need to see a surgeon and talk about types of surgery to treat your breast cancer, either lumpectomy or mastectomy.
you might need a breast MRI scan
and CT scans of your body to check for spread of the cancer.
ask your doctors if your breast cancer is estrogen receptor + or - and if it is her-2/neu + or -
this will effect treatment decisions.
when do you meet with a surgeon to talk about therapy?