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Allison Cox

Allison's Road to Recovery from Breast Cancer

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A little background: I was diagnosed with a rare form of breast cancer (stage III sarcoma) in September 2015, one week before my daughter Morgan’s 1st Birthday. I was treated with radiation and a lumpectomy. In February 2019 I learned through a follow up MRI and subsequent ultrasound and MRI guided biopsy that I have a new less aggressive form of breast cancer called DCIS. Thankfully my team of doctors at the University of Florida discovered the cancer early. I also underwent genetic testing at UF and my BRCAplus panel is completely negative. They did not find any mutations in the high-risk breast cancer genes which means it won’t be passed down to Morgan. The game plan: Because of the fact that I have already had radiation (you can’t have it in the same area twice) and both cancers do not react to chemo my only option for treatment this go-round is a double mastectomy. I am going to have surgery on Thursday, February 21st at UF Shands Hospital in Gainesville. They will also test my lymph nodes again during surgery to make sure it hasn’t spread. FOLLOW UP: I am home recovering from surgery and THANKFULLY my margins are 100% clear which means they successfully removed ALL of the cancer so I won’t need any further treatment or medication. Now I just need to continue healing. My left side is healing wonderfully. Unfortunately my incision re-opened on the right side due to skin weakness as a result of my previous radiation so it will take a little longer to heal than normal. I am currently restricted from doing any strenuous activity like pushing, pulling, bending or lifting anything over 5-10 pounds until my open wound fully heals. If you know me, you know the hardest part has been not being able to lift my daughter and my pets. But I know this is only temporary and I will be able to do it again soon!

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