Hi, I am telling my story retrospectively as it is sometime since this has occurred. Another reason for doing this is to stop this from happening to another client of the Bass Coast health service or to their families.In short this is the story. I had an appointment in March with my oncologist at the Rigby Centre to commence the next part of my breast cancer treatment, this is what the appointment was for anyway.
I was greeted by the oncologist asking me how I was feeling, I replied that I was feeling well. The oncologist looked surprised at this reply and then informed me that a 6 mm brain tumour had been found following the MRI.
I believe the oncologist could tell by the shocked look on my face that I did not know. This was not only very upsetting for myself but also, as I understand, for the oncologist as well as the medical student that was also present during the consult. I am unable to recall the exact date that I had this attended. Think that this was attended in January sometime. I feel sure that you will be able to follow this up as this was attended at radiology at Bass Coast.
In short this report was not sent to my GP, it was only sent to the oncologist some months later. The impact on myself after receiving this news and also on my family was immense. My husband and children were unable to work due this upsetting news. I find that I am sitting here in tears recalling this story. I implore you not to allow this to happen to any other clients or their families.
"Results from an MRI report"
About: Allied Health (Bass Coast Health) Allied Health (Bass Coast Health) Wonthaggi 3995
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