Posted on: Mar 1, 2009 04:35AM
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Mar 1, 2009 05:06AM StarWish624 wrote:
SpunkyGirl - THANK YOU! We need to realize that there are people here at all stages of treatment, and no one should feel left out by others using terms without definitions SOMEWHERE. Perhaps this site needs a topic just to list terms, so people can keep current.
"The art of living is more like wrestling than dancing". Marcus Aurelius - 121 - 180 AD (Emperor of Rome 161 - 180 AD - One of the "GOOD" Emperors.)Dx 12/24/2007, IDC, 2cm, Stage IIIa, Grade 2, 5/13 nodes, mets, ER+/PR-, HER2-
Mar 1, 2009 03:23PM Brenda_R wrote:
Don't feel too bad. I had to ask the same thing when I joined.
Mar 2, 2009 01:22AM Jellydonut wrote:
We were all new once, and in your same place! NED sounds like a guy - and he is a really, really, nice guy that we women just love . As Spunky said - no evidence of disease!! Yes, we love dancing with NED.
Even now, when I read a post that has many "shortcuts", I have to stop and think what the heck does that mean? (TX-treatment; TE-temporary expander; AND-axillary node disection and a ton more!
We've all been there, done that!
Mar 2, 2009 03:38PM lvtwoqlt wrote:
I just 'bumped' 'abbreviations for newbies' - a topic up with some of the common abbreviations that are used on this site. I too had problems figuring out what NED means when I first started researching breast cancer.
Women are like tea bags, we don't know how strong we are until we were thrown into hot water. Eleanore Roosevelt Diagnosed ADH Feb 2005, ADH Sept 2006Dx 4/27/2007, DCIS, Stage 0, Grade 1, 0/7 nodesSurgery 02/12/2005 Lumpectomy (Left)Surgery 09/10/2006 Lumpectomy (Right)Hormonal Therapy 10/12/2006 TamoxifenSurgery 06/01/2007 Mastectomy (Both)