4cm, node negative, ER/PR+, HER2+, lumpectomy, 4 rounds of AC, 34 radiation treatments, herceptin, and
for 5 years. No one felt a lump. Microcalcifications on my yearly mammo gave it away. I am 52.
I did not disagree with my breast surgeon's recommendation for a lumpectomy vs. masectomy. He has over 30 years experience and has trained at Sloan Kettering. However, I researched BC and all the treatment options until I was blue in the face, books and internet.