We went over the results of the Oncotype test in more detail today. The score range is from 0-100 and mine was a re-occurance score of 13! This means that, according to clinical studies, those with my Oncotype profile that took Tamoxifen (hormonal chemotherapy) for five years, 6-11%, (with an average of 8%) had a re-occurance of cancer, or rather, about 92% did not have a re-occurance of cancer.
Also, I thought it was interesting to find out that not only did the traditional chemotherapy not help with reducing re-occurance, but that in about 2% of the cases it actually caused re-occurance!
I can start the Tamoxifen any time from today to when I start radiation therapy after I have finished healing from the surgery. I elected to wait until I recovered at least some from the surgery.