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Grade 3 Metaplastic carcinoma triple negative breast cancer

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My mum has been diagnosed with grade 3 metaplastic carcinoma, shes had breast cancer previously in same breast 20 years ago but this is a different cancer. Really nervous shes waiting for CT scan results. They say its a rare  cancer? Not too sure what i want at the min  prob just to know if anyone else has had this? What to expect. 

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I am so sorry to hear about your mum. It’s such a worrying time waiting for scans and results so I can well imagine you are feeling nervous. I do hope it comes soon. 

I had a different type of cancer so I can’t help with what to expect but I know some people who can. There is a triple negative breast cancer support group on this site - just click the link below and start a discussion

At such a worrying time it might help to find others d who, like you, are thinking about a family member. We do have a family and friends group too

I hope you will be able to find some information and support here in the community 

best wishes 

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Thank you so much for this informarion and links it is much appreciated. I was hoping someone woukd be able to point me in the right direction, Mum has to have chemo first to shrink the tumour before having a masectomy. I want to support her the best way i can,  hopefully i will be able to be guided by the community you have given me the link to.

Thank you so much 

Best wishes