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Talk with others about bone density, osteopenia and osteoporosis, and ways to keep your bones strong

Posted on: Jul 7, 2016 03:28PM

zohra wrote:

Hi ,

Thanks for reading my post and thanks for always being helpful.

My mom had caner Stage IIIB . Its almost 3 years she done with treatment . She is taking Arimedix . She just had bone dentistry . Now , Her Oncologist recommend her to have Zometa shots every six months . Has any one experience of Zometa shots?

Thanks again and God bless


Dx 10/25/2012, ILC, Stage IIIB, Grade 2, HER2-
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Jul 7, 2016 04:05PM Holeinone wrote:

Zohra, I had 4 infusions of Zometa after my first treatments. Like your mom, once every 6 months. It helps to strengthen the bones & hopefully prevent bone mets. I was also on Arimidex.

4 months ago, the stinkin Cancer went crazy. In my liver, ribs, spine & some other nodes.

I would try the Zometa. There are some side effects, but nothing like chemo.

Spinal mets Surgery 7/22/2013 Lumpectomy: Left Chemotherapy 8/22/2013 AC + T (Taxol) Radiation Therapy 12/23/2013 Breast, Lymph nodes Dx 3/3/2016, ILC, Left, 1cm, Stage IV, metastasized to liver, Grade 2, 6/7 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2-
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Jul 12, 2016 12:40AM zohra wrote:

Hi Holeinone ,

Thanks for your reply. :-)

Dx 10/25/2012, ILC, Stage IIIB, Grade 2, HER2-
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Aug 31, 2016 01:17PM LoveMyFamily wrote:

Just had my first Zometa infusion yesterday... it's to protect the bones b/c some meds for bc can harm bones. My infusion went fine. Had it through an IV, since I don't have a port. No side effects to report. Ta, Marie

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