Tag: Invasive Lobular Cancer

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 27 #LivingWithLobular

Donna’s Story In 2018 I noticed my left nipple discharged a milky like substance while I was towel drying after my bath. I absolutely in that moment knew I had cancer. I booked in for a consultation and was sent for a mammogram. I was told the scan was clear and not to worry. I…

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 23 #LivingWithLobular

This year Lobular Ireland agreed to post ‘Our Stories – #LivingWithLobular’ One Story each day throughout October to raise awareness of our Subtype of Breast Cancer While Ductal Carcinoma accounts for approx 80% of all Breast Cancers and is the most common NST (No Special Type) Lobular Breast Cancer is the most common special histological…

Day 22 #LivingWithLobular

Hi, my name is Jo Browne and I’m telling my story to raise awareness of Invasive Lobular Cancer #ILC in Ireland with Lobular Ireland. I was diagnosed with Invasive Lobular Breast Cancer on July 16th 2020 aged 46. I didn’t have any of the common risk factors nor was there any history of cancer in…

Invasive Lobular Breast Cancer requires different Clinical Management to Invasive Ductal Cancer

This week The Royal College of Surgeons hosted The Breast Cancer Ireland Dublin Steroid Cancer Conference. This prestigious event featuring presentations from world leaders in Oncology drew lots of media attention and was extremely well attended. On Thursday 20th October a Lobular Breast Cancer Session was introduced and moderated by Professor William Gallagher, deputy director…

Day 20 #LivingWithLobular

My name is Barbara and I’m 54 years old. In July 2022 I was told I had invasive lobular carcinoma. When you hear the word cancer all sorts of emotions surface. I’m a family carer so my first thought was what would happen to my son if anything happened to me. In September 2021 I…