My wife is a Cancer Survivor.She has been diagnosed for Invasive Lobular Carcinoma in left breast in December 2015. After mastectomy, on the basis of biopsy of operated part of breast, it was found that her cancer is in 2B or 2C stage. ER/PR was negative & HER2 was positive. Tumor grade 2 & infilteration 40%.
Standard chemotherapy regimen as per treating medical oncologist followed( First : 3 weekly EC - 4 cycles, Second : Weekly -Paclitaxel+Herclon 12 cycles, then maintenance dose of Herclon- 3 weekly cycles given for 9 months(Completed in April 2017)
25 fractions Radiotherapy done in July-August 2016 by Linear after completion of second phase of chemotherapy
Although, she had suffered by serious infection 2 times during her chemotherapy but successfully overcome. After completion of total treatment, her condition was found excellent.
Then, 1 month after completion of last chemotherapy (maintenance Trastuzumab), in her follow-checkups was done & no any spots/stains was found in the PET Scan(May 2017)
Recently, in 2nd follow-up checkups on 8th August 2017, no any abnormality found in checkups(Chest X-ray done only).
Now, since 8-10 days, she feels pain & heaviness in her righi breast. Mammograms of right breast has been found clear. General physician has observed & given only Vitamin E tablet,but no improvement found.
You are requested to advice.