Tag: ILC

Day 30 #LivingWithLobular

Nuala, who is a member of Lobular Ireland, shares her thoughts with us – both as a health professional and as a woman with a Diagnosis of Lobular Breast Cancer. In March 2020, I was diagnosed with Invasive Lobular Cancer, post-menopause. It has given me a true experience of being on both sides of the…

Day 29 #LivingWithLobular

Hi Everyone, I’m Enda – I was diagnosed with Lobular Breast Cancer in January 2019 right in the middle of the Covid Pandemic. I had immediate right Mastectomy but was denied reconstruction as at the time it was not considered “ Essential Surgery”.Since then I have had LDF reconstruction, two surgeries to reduce my left…

Day 28 #LivingWithLobular

I reached out to Colleen having read a post from her on a US Lobular Breast Cancer FB page. I know that she is a fantastic Advocate for ILC and I felt that many of us could learn from her experience. I’m very grateful to Colleen for agreeing to help Lobular Ireland raise awareness and…

Day 26 #LivingWithLobular

Deirdre’s Story, October 2022 – Lobular Breast Cancer Awareness with Lobular Ireland Today’s post is a little different in that it’s not from someone who has Lobular breast cancer. Today we hear from an amazing young woman and now friend of Lobular Ireland. Tammy wants to raise Awareness of Invasive Lobular Breast Cancer and the…

Day 24 #LivingWithLobular

As we enter week 4 of October 2022 and #BreastCancerAwareness month, we’d like to thank everyone who is working so hard to bring attention to Invasive Lobular Breast Cancer. Kirsty has been a member of Lobular Ireland since 2019 and is passionate about raising awareness of ILC, especially across Ireland. We’re incredibly lucky to have…

Day 19 #LivingWithLobular

I’m Jean Anne. I live in Galway and was diagnosed with lobular breast cancer at age 52 following my second screening mammogram with Breastcheck. After initial lumpectomy surgery I was found to have multifocal ILC which required 2 further surgeries – four smaller tumours were discovered on pathology after surgery (undetected on mammogram and pre…

Day 18 #LivingWithLobular

My Story – Tracy Bennett In February of 2020 I had my first 50 years of age mammogram through the National Breast Check. l had been to the Breast Health Unit in 2015 with a pain under my left breast and the mammogram then showed within normal limits. On the 17th of February I was…

Day 16 #LivingWithLobular

My name is Caroline and I was diagnosed with Invasive Lobular breast cancer in April 2021 at the age of 53. My story is a little different as I found a lump and it was a big one. I was in bed, reading my text messages and the phone fell on my chest and I…

Day 15 #LivingWithLobular

Lorraine is another young woman and a member of our Lobular Ireland Group. Lorraine readily agreed to share a little about her Lobular Breast Cancer story to help educate and enhance an awareness around this unique Subtype of Breast Cancer. On 28th April 2021 aged 37, I was diagnosed with Invasive Lobular Breast Cancer.  I…

Living with Lobular Day #13

In February 2020, 3 weeks before the whole world went into COVID lockdown, I was diagnosed with stage 3 Lobular breast cancer. My tumour was not visible on Mammogram and could only be seen on Ultrasound. This was due to Dense Breast tissue which I only later discovered. Until my Diagnosis I was unaware that…