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

Forum: Stage I Breast Cancer — Meet other members with a Stage I breast cancer diagnosis to share information and support.

Posted on: Nov 17, 2013 09:25PM

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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Mar 24, 2018 09:58PM - edited Mar 25, 2018 05:41PM by doremient

I was just Diagnosed in February and I am 44. Found it with my first baseline Mammogram.

Diagnosed at 44 after baseline mammogram. Dx 2/21/2018, ILC, Left, 1cm, Stage IA, Grade 2, ER+/PR+, HER2- (FISH) Surgery 4/13/2018 Lumpectomy: Left; Lymph node removal: Sentinel
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Mar 24, 2018 10:10PM Bauer4 wrote:

I started on this journey with my mammogram on February 19th, then a 3D on the 26th, and a sterotactic biopsy on March 1. I am 47 years old.

Dx 3/6/2018, DCIS/IDC, Left, 1cm, Stage IA, Grade 2, 0/5 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- (IHC) Surgery 3/29/2018 Lumpectomy: Left; Lymph node removal: Sentinel Radiation Therapy 4/30/2018 Whole-breast: Breast
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Apr 16, 2018 03:43AM Mrsjen63 wrote:

I was 52. DCIS & ILC.


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Apr 16, 2018 03:49AM Mrsjen63 wrote:

Hello everyone!

I have had bi-lateral mastectomy with reconstruction 2015. I have been taking Tamoxifen for two years. Side effects, we'll the usual... hot flashes and night sweats. They never go completely but are better sometimes than others. I have just had US done as have had a little spotting since a smear test. Fingers crossed!

Some achy joints but not major. I am planned to be on Tamoxifen for 10 years!

Anyone out there had similar do and uterine issues?



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Apr 16, 2018 04:50AM Egads007 wrote:

I was 49 yrs. old at diagnosis, found the lump myself.

I'm 29 yrs old now. Winking

"I base all my fashion choices on what doesn't itch" (Gilda Radner) Chemotherapy 3/20/2013 Doxil (doxorubicin), Taxol (paclitaxel) Surgery 8/23/2013 Lumpectomy: Right; Lymph node removal: Right Radiation Therapy 11/1/2013 Whole-breast: Breast, Lymph nodes Dx IDC, 4cm, Stage IIB, 0/2 nodes, ER+/PR- Hormonal Therapy Tamoxifen pills (Nolvadex, Apo-Tamox, Tamofen, Tamone)
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Apr 16, 2018 05:55AM dtad wrote:

Hate to see these young ages. The average age is 62. However I keep seeing a trend of young women being diagnosed :(

Dx 3/20/2015, IDC, Left, 1cm, Stage IA, Grade 2, ER+/PR+, HER2- Dx 4/10/2015, ILC, 1cm, Stage IA, Grade 2, ER+/PR+, HER2- Surgery 5/21/2015 Lymph node removal: Sentinel; Mastectomy: Left, Right; Reconstruction (left): Silicone implant; Reconstruction (right): Silicone implant
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Apr 16, 2018 06:17AM swimjames wrote:

Just turned 52. Checked breasts with ultrasound and 3d mamography 13 months earlier which detected nothing at the time.

Would anyone who did not have a recurrence for 10 years or longer following a lumpectomy care to post their experience?

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Apr 16, 2018 06:35AM Ingerp wrote:

swimjames--I saw your other thread and wonder if many women who are 10 years NED are on here much. Wish there were another way for you to nudge them--I know there are so many.

(FWIW, I was 51 when I had a little ALH, 58 when I had DCIS, 60 this time with IDC.)

Dx 3/11/2016, DCIS, Left, 6cm+, Stage 0, Grade 3, ER-/PR- Surgery 3/23/2016 Lumpectomy Surgery 4/20/2016 Lumpectomy: Left Radiation Therapy 5/18/2016 Whole-breast: Breast Dx 3/2/2018, IDC, Right, 1cm, Stage IA, Grade 2, 0/1 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2+ (FISH) Surgery 3/13/2018 Lumpectomy: Right; Lymph node removal: Sentinel Targeted Therapy 5/18/2018 Herceptin (trastuzumab) Chemotherapy 5/18/2018 Taxol (paclitaxel) Radiation Therapy 8/20/2018 Whole-breast: Breast
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Apr 16, 2018 06:58AM ohio4me wrote:

my niece was diagnosed at 34.

I am 7 years NED!

Dx 3/29/2011, ILC, 5cm, Stage IIIC, Grade 2, 14/15 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Surgery 7/10/2011 Lymph node removal: Right, Underarm/Axillary; Mastectomy: Right Chemotherapy 8/28/2011 Adriamycin (doxorubicin), Cytoxan (cyclophosphamide), Taxotere (docetaxel) Radiation Therapy 1/22/2012 Surgery 7/22/2012 Prophylactic mastectomy: Left
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Apr 16, 2018 07:18AM MellieTX wrote:

I was 41 at dx. Found with my first mammogram

Diagnosed at 41 Dx 2/20/2018, IDC, Right, 1cm, Stage IA, Grade 2, 0/3 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- (FISH) Surgery 4/16/2018 Lumpectomy: Right; Lymph node removal: Sentinel Radiation Therapy 4/23/2018 Multi-catheter: Breast Chemotherapy 5/14/2018 Cytoxan (cyclophosphamide), Taxotere (docetaxel)
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Apr 16, 2018 05:00PM ohio4me wrote:

I was 57

Dx 3/29/2011, ILC, 5cm, Stage IIIC, Grade 2, 14/15 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Surgery 7/10/2011 Lymph node removal: Right, Underarm/Axillary; Mastectomy: Right Chemotherapy 8/28/2011 Adriamycin (doxorubicin), Cytoxan (cyclophosphamide), Taxotere (docetaxel) Radiation Therapy 1/22/2012 Surgery 7/22/2012 Prophylactic mastectomy: Left
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Apr 16, 2018 09:20PM Rosabella wrote:

i was 50, idc stage 3, 1 node. Almost 3 yrs since diagnosis.

Most people who are doing well leavethe boards. People who struggle with something stick around is the usual case.


Dx 6/2/2015, IDC, Left, 6cm+, Stage IIIA, Grade 3, 1/4 nodes, PR+, HER2- Surgery 8/5/2015 Lymph node removal: Left, Sentinel, Underarm/Axillary; Mastectomy: Left, Right; Reconstruction (left): Silicone implant; Reconstruction (right): Silicone implant Chemotherapy 11/3/2015 AC + T (Taxotere) Radiation Therapy 5/3/2016 Whole-breast: Breast, Lymph nodes Hormonal Therapy 6/28/2016 Tamoxifen pills (Nolvadex, Apo-Tamox, Tamofen, Tamone) Targeted Therapy
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Apr 16, 2018 10:39PM PhoenixCruiser wrote:

I was 48. Found during annual mammogram.

Dx 8/2017, Right, Grade 3, 0/4 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2+ Targeted Therapy Herceptin (trastuzumab) Chemotherapy Taxol (paclitaxel) Radiation Therapy Surgery Lumpectomy: Right
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Apr 16, 2018 11:06PM Meow13 wrote:

53, postmenopausal

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Apr 16, 2018 11:08PM MO-Beth wrote:

I was 56. Found the lump myself.

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Apr 17, 2018 08:13AM alwaysbepositive wrote:

I was 37, last year. Had a leaky nipple for 6 mos, went to OB/Gyn and they did a mammo. It showed nothing, but she sent me to breast specialist and they did an ultrasound which showed a mass, biopsy came back as DCIS, then had breast MRI which showed 4 tumors total in left breast. We did mast, path came back as IDC, then met MO and had all the scans, which showed it was already in 3 places in my bones. Started treatments in Aug 2017.

Dx 5/21/2017, IDC, Left, 5cm, Stage IV, metastasized to bone, Grade 2, 1/3 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2+ (FISH) Surgery 6/13/2017 Mastectomy: Left Chemotherapy 8/15/2017 Carboplatin (Paraplatin), Taxotere (docetaxel) Targeted Therapy 8/16/2017 Perjeta (pertuzumab) Targeted Therapy 8/16/2017 Herceptin (trastuzumab) Chemotherapy 9/7/2017 Taxol (paclitaxel) Radiation Therapy 1/5/2018 External: Bone Hormonal Therapy 1/6/2018 Tamoxifen pills (Nolvadex, Apo-Tamox, Tamofen, Tamone) Surgery 4/3/2018 Prophylactic ovary removal Hormonal Therapy 4/5/2018 Arimidex (anastrozole) Hormonal Therapy 6/11/2018 Femara (letrozole)
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Apr 17, 2018 09:28AM - edited Apr 26, 2018 05:29PM by star2017

Last year, I was37. Found one of the lumps myself while pregnant. Stage 3a

Dx@37, pregnant, BRCA2+ Dx 9/2017, DCIS/IDC, Right, 6cm+, Stage IIIA, Grade 3, 4/8 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Surgery 10/16/2017 Mastectomy: Right; Reconstruction (right): Tissue expander placement Chemotherapy 11/28/2017 AC + T (Taxol) Surgery 4/17/2018 Prophylactic mastectomy: Left; Reconstruction (left): Tissue expander placement; Reconstruction (right): Silicone implant Radiation Therapy 5/21/2018 Whole-breast: Breast, Lymph nodes Hormonal Therapy Tamoxifen pills (Nolvadex, Apo-Tamox, Tamofen, Tamone) Surgery 10/24/2018 Prophylactic ovary removal; Reconstruction (left): Silicone implant
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Apr 19, 2018 01:45PM Aliceinchains wrote:

40 years ol

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Apr 19, 2018 07:01PM Galsal wrote:

51, two weeks before turned 52.

Dx 12/14/2011, ILC, 1cm, Stage IA, Grade 2, 0/2 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Surgery 2/9/2012 Mastectomy: Left; Prophylactic mastectomy: Right Hormonal Therapy 10/5/2012 Arimidex (anastrozole) Hormonal Therapy 12/12/2012 Femara (letrozole) Hormonal Therapy 4/15/2013 Aromasin (exemestane)
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Apr 20, 2018 04:59PM DxAt37 wrote:

37

To Infinity and Beyond!
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Apr 21, 2018 02:35PM Mom-mom wrote:

I was 43 at first diagnosis (diagnosed at first mammo post pregnancy and nursing), and I was 52 at me second diagnosis (diagnosed at annual mammo). Did not quite make it to 10 years

Dx 12/23/2007, IDC, Right, <1cm, Stage IA, Grade 1, 0/3 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Surgery 1/19/2008 Lumpectomy: Right Hormonal Therapy 6/1/2008 Tamoxifen pills (Nolvadex, Apo-Tamox, Tamofen, Tamone) Dx 4/6/2017, IDC, Right, <1cm, Stage IA, Grade 1, 0/1 nodes Surgery 5/25/2017 Mastectomy: Right; Reconstruction (right): Tissue expander placement Radiation Therapy Breast
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Apr 23, 2018 06:27PM - edited Apr 23, 2018 06:30PM by Rav3nmom

I am 33 yrs old. I was just diagnosed 4/18/2018. Found lump myself, right breast, then the ultrasound found 2 more next to each other.. Still waiting to find out more specifics & having more testing done. I have a long family history of colon, ovarian, pancreatic & 2nd cousins with breast cancer (None within my first relatives had breast cancer though) so I will have genetic testing done as well. Breast MRI tomorrow then surgical consult Thursday. The only things I know so far is- it's IDC, grade 3, ER-/PR+ HER2+ (3+). I have been having other female issues so they're are getting my referrals together for more tests.

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Apr 23, 2018 07:09PM cdv4251992 wrote:

I was 34 the first time I was diagnosed and 47 when my recurrence was diagnosed

Dx 9/9/2003, IDC, Left, <1cm, Stage IA, Grade 3, 0/3 nodes, ER-/PR-, HER2+ Surgery 9/24/2003 Lumpectomy: Left Surgery 9/24/2003 Lymph node removal: Sentinel Chemotherapy 10/15/2003 AC + T (Taxotere) Radiation Therapy 4/14/2004 Whole-breast: Breast, Lymph nodes Dx 12/7/2016, IDC, Left, 1cm, Stage IA, Grade 3, ER-/PR+, HER2+ Surgery 3/2/2017 Mastectomy: Left; Reconstruction (left): DIEP flap Targeted Therapy 5/3/2017 Herceptin (trastuzumab) Chemotherapy 5/4/2017 Taxol (paclitaxel) Hormonal Therapy 10/13/2017 Tamoxifen pills (Nolvadex, Apo-Tamox, Tamofen, Tamone)
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Apr 28, 2018 07:12PM - edited Apr 28, 2018 07:13PM by BlcBarbiePink

hi I'm Vincine I'm 36 yes old now. I was diagnosed Nov4 2016 with stage 1 breast cancer with a 3cm tumor in my right breast that had been thr for 6 yrs but didn't knw.....n I was cancer free Feb21.2017...☝☝🙌🙏🙏🙏😇

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May 2, 2018 03:11PM - edited May 2, 2018 03:12PM by Ssallee60

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Dx 3/13/2018, IDC, Left, <1cm, Stage IA, Grade 1, 0/1 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Surgery 4/23/2018 Lumpectomy: Left; Lymph node removal: Sentinel
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May 2, 2018 03:12PM Ssallee60 wrote:

diagnosed 3/13/18 57yrs

Dx 3/13/2018, IDC, Left, <1cm, Stage IA, Grade 1, 0/1 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Surgery 4/23/2018 Lumpectomy: Left; Lymph node removal: Sentinel
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May 6, 2018 11:17AM Earlyanna wrote:

I was 57 when diagnosed.


Earlyanna Dx 2/27/2018, DCIS/IDC, Right, <1cm, Stage IA, Grade 2, 0/4 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- (FISH) Surgery 3/8/2018 Lumpectomy: Right; Lymph node removal: Right, Sentinel Radiation Therapy 4/16/2018 Hormonal Therapy
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May 6, 2018 01:10PM DebAL wrote:

54

Dx 1/22/2018, IDC, Left, <1cm, Stage IA, Grade 1, 0/3 nodes, ER+/PR-, HER2- (IHC) Surgery 2/11/2018 Reconstruction (left): Tissue expander placement; Reconstruction (right): Tissue expander placement Surgery 2/12/2018 Mastectomy: Left, Right Chemotherapy 4/1/2018 Cytoxan (cyclophosphamide), Taxotere (docetaxel) Hormonal Therapy 6/13/2018 Arimidex (anastrozole) Surgery 8/8/2018 Reconstruction (left): Fat grafting, Silicone implant; Reconstruction (right): Fat grafting, Silicone implant
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May 7, 2018 07:38AM GraceFrancis wrote:

Hi its, GraceFrancis :I was 60 last year when I was diagnosed. Stage 1 right breast lumpectomy with non spread to lymph nodes. Look in forum

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