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Topic: Would you mind sharing your age at time of diagnosis?

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Posted on: Nov 17, 2013 08:25PM

ByFaith wrote:

To those here who are willing, would you mind sharing your age at time of diagnosis? I was nearly 54.

Dx 4/2010, IDC, 1cm, Stage I, Grade 2, 0/5 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Surgery 5/20/2010 Lumpectomy: Left Radiation Therapy 7/12/2010 Breast, Lymph nodes Hormonal Therapy 9/1/2010 Arimidex (anastrozole)
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Nov 23, 2017 05:01PM MinuteAtATime wrote:

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Dx 3/20/2017, IDC, Left, 1cm, Stage IA, Grade 1, 0/1 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Surgery 5/1/2017 Lumpectomy: Right Surgery 5/1/2017 Mastectomy: Left; Reconstruction (left): Tissue expander placement Dx 5/4/2017, DCIS, Right, <1cm, Stage 0, ER+/PR+ Surgery 5/22/2017 Lymph node removal: Sentinel; Mastectomy: Right; Reconstruction (right): Tissue expander placement Hormonal Therapy 6/14/2017 Tamoxifen pills (Nolvadex, Apo-Tamox, Tamofen, Tamone) Surgery 11/3/2017 Reconstruction (left): Saline implant; Reconstruction (right): Saline implant
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Dec 1, 2017 02:00PM chronicpain wrote:

Age 63

Left, diagnosed September/October 2017, 0.9 mm on final surgical path, Stage I Grade 1, well-differentiated IDC, had lumpectomy and sentinel node biopsy 11/22/17, negative node, no bone mets on scan, could not tolerate breast MRI attempt

ER and PR +, HER-, genetics ok, excellent Ki67 of under 5 %, so I am lucky I have a "good kind of breast cancer"

Had negative mammograms every year starting at age 39 but stopped going four years ago because the chest wall pain I had from my autoimmune disease during breast and chest wall compression made them intolerable, I would almost pass out from pain even with use of mammopads. Mammo center did not want to do ultrasound unless they could do the full mammo, did not want the liability. I finally went to another center and was able to complete the mammo. BC has probably been growing slowly the last few years.


ND girl who posted upthread about mammogram pain is right that the pain of mammograms deters many women from having them (even if they have insurance coverage, risks, and know they should).

Now, am still getting opinions about whether to do radiation and/or anti-hormonal therapy because I also have a complex history of autoimmune diseases which is a relative contraindication to both, greater risk of side effects, and I already have chronic pain.




After a decade of autoimmune problems, Dx 10/2017 at age 63, IDC, Left, 9mm, Oncotype 13, Stage IA, Grade 1, 0/5 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2-, 11/22/2017 Lumpectomy, Arimidex. Declined radiation.
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Dec 2, 2017 03:16AM Shellsatthebeach wrote:

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Dx 3/2017, IDC, Left, 3cm, Stage IIIB, Grade 2, ER+, HER2- Surgery 8/29/2017 Lymph node removal; Mastectomy: Left Dx 9/15/2017, DCIS/IDC, Left, Stage IIIB, Grade 3, 6/10 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2+ Targeted Therapy 9/24/2017 Herceptin (trastuzumab) Radiation Therapy 10/17/2017 Breast, Lymph nodes, Chest wall Targeted Therapy Perjeta (pertuzumab) Chemotherapy AC + T (Taxotere)
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Dec 5, 2017 08:25PM houmom wrote:

40. It was actually a week after my birthday, which was a month ago.

I’d had a 3D mammogram due to pain in the other breast just 6 months prior so this came as a total shock.

Dx 11/20/2017, IDC, Right, 1cm, Stage IA, Grade 1, 0/7 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- (IHC)
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Dec 5, 2017 10:00PM tessieb1904 wrote:

I was 48, less than a month from turning 49

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Dec 5, 2017 11:01PM pj220 wrote:

I had just turned 24

Surgery 4/15/2014 Mastectomy: Left, Right Surgery 4/15/2014 Lymph node removal: Left; Reconstruction (left): Tissue expander placement; Reconstruction (right): Tissue expander placement
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Dec 29, 2017 10:54AM Gamergirl8675309 wrote:

48 here. I was just diagnosed 12/11/17. I had hodgkin’s lymphoma 14 years ago. This is my second round with cancer. :

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Dec 29, 2017 11:17AM - edited Dec 29, 2017 11:18AM by Gudrun

I was 55, my daughter was 28.

The profile below ist my daughter's.

Daughter dx at 28: Dx 8/2015, IDC, Left, 3cm, Stage IIA, Grade 2, 0/4 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2+ (IHC) Hormonal Therapy Tamoxifen pills (Nolvadex, Apo-Tamox, Tamofen, Tamone), Zoladex (goserelin) Targeted Therapy Herceptin (trastuzumab) Targeted Therapy Perjeta (pertuzumab) Chemotherapy Carboplatin (Paraplatin), Taxotere (docetaxel) Surgery Mastectomy: Left; Reconstruction (left): TUG flap
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Dec 29, 2017 11:23AM Simbobby wrote:

63

Dx 9/15/2017, IDC, Right, 6cm+, Stage IIIB, Grade 2, ER+/PR+, HER2+ Chemotherapy 10/9/2017 AC + T (Taxol) Surgery 3/29/2018 Lymph node removal: Right, Underarm/Axillary; Mastectomy: Left, Right
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Jan 4, 2018 04:05AM kellyoc519 wrote:

48

Dx 12/28/2017, DCIS, Right, Stage 0, ER+/PR+ Surgery 2/13/2018 Lumpectomy: Right
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Jan 22, 2018 08:05AM Mamabear80 wrote:

36

Dx 5/31/2017, DCIS/IDC, Left, Stage IB, Grade 3, 0/5 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Surgery 8/7/2017 Mastectomy: Left; Prophylactic mastectomy: Right; Reconstruction (left): Tissue expander placement; Reconstruction (right): Tissue expander placement
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Jan 22, 2018 02:01PM Capecodgirl wrote:

I was 55 when diagnosed. Was told by mammography tech that it was caught because of 3d mammogram. If I had a regular one they never would have seen it.

Brca2+ Dx 5/24/2017, IDC, Right, 1cm, Stage IB, Grade 1, 1/2 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Surgery 5/31/2017 Lumpectomy: Right Hormonal Therapy 7/9/2017 Tamoxifen pills (Nolvadex, Apo-Tamox, Tamofen, Tamone) Surgery 11/16/2017 Prophylactic ovary removal Radiation Therapy Whole-breast: Breast, Lymph nodes
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Jan 22, 2018 05:20PM TaRenee wrote:

47. A month before I turned 48.

Dx 7/16/2017, IDC, Left, 2cm, Stage IB, Grade 1, 0/4 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Surgery 9/15/2017 Lymph node removal: Sentinel; Mastectomy: Left; Prophylactic mastectomy: Right; Reconstruction (left): Tissue expander placement; Reconstruction (right): Tissue expander placement Hormonal Therapy 9/26/2017 Tamoxifen pills (Nolvadex, Apo-Tamox, Tamofen, Tamone)
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Jan 22, 2018 05:55PM Veeder14 wrote:

I was 61 1/2 diagnosed 1/2/18. Only caught early due to MRI as a result of BRAC2 positive status.

Dx 1/2/2018, ILC, Left, <1cm, Stage IB, Grade 1, 0/7 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Surgery 1/26/2018 Lumpectomy: Left; Lymph node removal: Sentinel
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Jan 23, 2018 10:45AM - edited Jan 23, 2018 10:45AM by laastra

30

IDC-L multifocal Surgery 1/16/2016 Lymph node removal: Sentinel; Mastectomy: Left; Reconstruction (left): Silicone implant Dx 11/3/2016, IDC, Left, 1cm, Stage IA, Grade 2, 0/3 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2-
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Jan 26, 2018 08:31AM goodprognosis wrote:

Wondering if posters on this thread are aware of up and coming proposed changes to BC.org site. Here's a link if you want to inform yourself.

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goodprognosis-- "only another winding will this stream make, then shall I come to you, a boundless drop to a boundless ocean." K Gibran Dx 8/22/2012, IDC, Left, 1cm, Stage IA, Grade 2, 0/1 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Surgery 9/24/2012 Lumpectomy: Right Surgery 9/25/2012 Lumpectomy: Left; Lymph node removal: Left, Sentinel Surgery 10/11/2012 Lumpectomy: Left Radiation Therapy 12/19/2012 Breast, Lymph nodes Hormonal Therapy 1/1/2013
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Feb 2, 2018 06:57AM Lieve84 wrote:

33...

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Feb 5, 2018 05:31AM bella2013 wrote:

Diagnosed on 12/4/17 at the age of 60.

Diagnosed at 60 years old. Oncotype Score=14. Dx 12/4/2017, IDC, Left, 4cm, Stage IB, Grade 2, 0/1 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Surgery 1/4/2018 Lumpectomy: Left; Lymph node removal: Sentinel Surgery 2/22/2018 Mastectomy: Left; Prophylactic mastectomy: Right; Reconstruction (left): DIEP flap; Reconstruction (right): DIEP flap
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Feb 5, 2018 05:47AM feliciascintillation wrote:

41 the first time around with DCIS and 50 w/ Dx of IDC.

If you don't like something change it; if you can't change it, change the way you think about it. ~ Mary Engelbreit Dx 2/2006, DCIS, Left, <1cm, Stage 0, Grade 3, 0/4 nodes, ER+, HER2- Dx 3/2015, IDC, Left, 1cm, Stage IA, Grade 3, 0/4 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Surgery Lumpectomy: Left; Lymph node removal: Sentinel Hormonal Therapy Femara (letrozole) Radiation Therapy Whole-breast: Breast, Chest wall Surgery Lymph node removal: Sentinel; Mastectomy; Reconstruction (left): Latissimus dorsi flap, Nipple reconstruction, Nipple tattoo, Silicone implant Hormonal Therapy Tamoxifen pills (Nolvadex, Apo-Tamox, Tamofen, Tamone) Chemotherapy AC + T (Taxol)
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Feb 5, 2018 09:03AM Noly wrote:

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Dx 12/1/2010, IDC, 1cm, Stage I, Grade 1, 0/9 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2-
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Feb 5, 2018 10:42AM Oceanbum wrote:

One month shy of my 54th birthday.

Becky ~ "Sometimes we're tested not to show our weaknesses, but to discover our strengths." Surgery 11/2/2000 Dx 3/6/2017, IDC, Right, Stage IA, Grade 1, ER+/PR+, HER2- Dx 3/21/2017, IDC, Left, Stage IA, Grade 3, ER+/PR+, HER2+ Targeted Therapy 4/21/2017 Perjeta (pertuzumab) Targeted Therapy 4/21/2017 Herceptin (trastuzumab) Chemotherapy 4/21/2017 Carboplatin (Paraplatin), Taxotere (docetaxel) Surgery 9/5/2017 Lymph node removal: Sentinel; Mastectomy: Left, Right Targeted Therapy 10/3/2017 Herceptin (trastuzumab) Surgery 12/15/2017 Reconstruction (left): Silicone implant; Reconstruction (right): Silicone implant Hormonal Therapy Tamoxifen pills (Nolvadex, Apo-Tamox, Tamofen, Tamone)
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Feb 12, 2018 11:48AM Celand wrote:

I was 51 when diagnosed.

Dx 10/17/2016, DCIS/IDC, Left, <1cm, Stage IB, Grade 1, ER+/PR+, HER2- Surgery 10/28/2016 Lumpectomy: Left Radiation Therapy 12/14/2016 Whole-breast: Breast Hormonal Therapy Arimidex (anastrozole), Tamoxifen pills (Nolvadex, Apo-Tamox, Tamofen, Tamone)
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Feb 12, 2018 12:27PM Vargadoll wrote:

51

Dx 12/23/2016, IDC, Right, 1cm, Stage IA, Grade 1, 0/3 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Surgery 2/7/2017 Lumpectomy: Right Radiation Therapy 4/13/2017 Breast
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Feb 14, 2018 01:08AM Dustien wrote:

63

DustieN Dx 2/5/2018, IDC, Left, <1cm, Grade 1, ER+/PR+, HER2-
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Feb 14, 2018 01:24AM PrincessButtercup wrote:

56

Dx 11/15/2017, IDC, Left, 1cm, Stage IA, Grade 3, 0/2 nodes, ER+/PR-, HER2- Surgery 12/4/2017 Lumpectomy: Left; Lymph node removal: Sentinel Chemotherapy 1/22/2018 Cytoxan (cyclophosphamide), Taxotere (docetaxel)
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Feb 14, 2018 05:42AM l_brain wrote:

45

Dx 1/8/2017, DCIS/IDC, Right, <1cm, Stage IA, ER-/PR-, HER2+ Surgery 3/6/2017 Lumpectomy: Right; Lymph node removal: Sentinel Chemotherapy 4/24/2017 Taxol (paclitaxel)
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Feb 14, 2018 01:04PM buttonsmachine wrote:

I was 32, which also happens to be my Oncotype score!

Dx 8/2016, IDC, Right, Stage IA, Grade 3, 0/2 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Surgery 10/1/2016 Lumpectomy: Right; Lymph node removal: Sentinel Chemotherapy 11/1/2016 Cytoxan (cyclophosphamide), Taxotere (docetaxel) Radiation Therapy 2/1/2017 Whole-breast Hormonal Therapy 5/1/2017 Tamoxifen pills (Nolvadex, Apo-Tamox, Tamofen, Tamone) Dx 9/2017, IDC, Right, Grade 3, 2/5 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Surgery 11/1/2017 Lymph node removal: Sentinel; Mastectomy: Right; Reconstruction (right): Tissue expander placement Chemotherapy 12/27/2017 AC
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Feb 14, 2018 02:24PM miranda2060 wrote:

Age: 56 (at diagnosis and now).

Dx 1/3/2018, LCIS/DCIS, Right, 2cm, Stage IA, Grade 1, ER+/PR+, HER2- Surgery 1/21/2018 Lymph node removal; Mastectomy; Reconstruction (right): Silicone implant Radiation Therapy Chest wall

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