Additional Screenings (MRI, CT Scan, Bone Scan)

The Oncologist Surgeon, Dr. Hoover puts an order to have more additional screenings to check and see if my cancer hasn’t spread to other organs and to the bones. The Doctor wanted to also have the MRI done to see if it is not on the other breast. All this is the start of an overwelming cancer fighting journey. So here we go again with more testing and poking.

The results of the MRI came back negative for cancer on my other breast but was concerning for the CT and bone scan. These tests showed that there was a suspicious lesion that was found on my spine.

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The start of my difficult journey – (My Symptoms)

During the early month of February of 2018, I started to feel a lump on my left breast and it looked different because it also had a dippling but I didn’t think nothing of it since I’ve had a cyst in the past and it was benign, so I ignored it. By early March, I started to have some pain and it was radiating up to my shoulder and under my armpit. It was a cause for concern, so I made an appointment to see my primary care Doctor.

I was due for my annual mammogram so I did on April 12th. I remember the technician’s face when she was doing the mamogram. She had a concerned look on her face and deep down I had a feeling something was not right.

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