I have just joined this forum and like what I see in the community, so I thought I might introduce myself. I am 57 and have recently been diagnosed with IBC Triple negative. My journey started in December 2016 when I was referred by my GP to the local hospital cancer suite. They performed the usual test, screening and biopsy. I was given the all clear just before Christmas, I was delighted but still needed an answer to my symptoms which were though to be lymphoma of my left breast. My excellent consultant wasn't happy to discharge me and wanted to perform an MRI. This showed a problem and she performed more (11 in total) guided biopsies with ultra sound. I returned in the new year to be given the devastating news. The following day I had sentinel node biopsy, which has shown the presence of spread to the underarm lymph nodes and will require a full clearance when I have mastectomy surgery after chemo. I have done some research and know this is not going to be easy but I am staying positive and taking it a step at a time, the hardest part has been telling my 3 adult sons. I have a very supportive husband and my sister who have been there for me throughout. I am currently on my second week following my first of 6 rounds of chemo. I am coping better than expected but still unsure of the full picture ahead of me other than 6 chemo , surgery and radiotherapy. Any advice would be much appreciated.