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Topic: 5 year survivors, post your screen name here!

Forum: Acknowledging and honoring our Community — Share accomplishments, milestones, goals of community members, family members or yourself. Just finished treatment? Just got married? Watched your child graduate? Ran a big run? Been a huge help to members in our community? Let's honor our members here!

Posted on: Apr 19, 2012 05:30AM

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Apr 19, 2012 05:44AM 2FriedEggs wrote:

Wow I'm glad to see this thread is only 12 minutes old- this Newbie was concerned when I didn't see anyone posted- lol

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Apr 19, 2012 05:45AM gsg wrote:

hello!  6 years and counting!

Pardon me if I repeat myself. Can't remember jack. Dx 3/2006, IDC, 3cm, Stage IIA, Grade 2, 0/2 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2-
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Apr 19, 2012 05:58AM sheila888 wrote:

7 years 12 days and counting

Smile

Sheila♥ Dx 4/8/2005, IDC, Right, 1cm, Stage IA, Grade 2, 0/1 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2+ Dx 8/21/2015, IDC, Left, 1cm, Stage IIB, Grade 2, 1/3 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Surgery 10/13/2015 Mastectomy: Left; Prophylactic mastectomy: Right Dx 11/2018, IDC, Stage IV, metastasized to bone/liver/lungs, Grade 2, ER+/PR+, HER2-
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Apr 19, 2012 06:24AM smithlme wrote:

5 years from my first diagnosis of triple negative breast cancer! 5 YEARS BABY!!!

Dx 3/31/08, DCIS, ER+/PR- BRCA2+...I am NOT a survivor...I am a 2X breast cancer A$$ kicker! Dx 3/28/2007, IDC, Left, 2cm, Stage IIA, Grade 3, 0/9 nodes, ER-/PR-, HER2-
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Apr 19, 2012 02:17PM sushanna1 wrote:

Makes me nervous to say it but May 2 will be 10 years since diagnosis.  Stage IIB, 1 positive node, ER/PR positive.

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Apr 19, 2012 02:22PM ruthbru wrote:

Just over the five year mark.

"Invisible threads are the strongest ties." Friedrich Nietzsche Dx 2/2007, Stage IIA, Grade 3, 0/11 nodes, ER+/PR-, HER2-
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Apr 19, 2012 02:36PM JoanQuilts wrote:

I was 19 years out from a Stage 1 diagnosis until I had another new primary a few months ago.  But it was found even earlier than the 1st one!

Diagnosed 10/92, lumpectomy, CMF. Diagnosed with second primary 12/11 (19 years later!). . BMX with TEs to implants; 6 rounds of TC. Dx 12/6/2011, IDC, <1cm, Stage I, Grade 3, 0/0 nodes, ER-/PR-, HER2- Surgery 1/5/2012 Mastectomy: Left, Right; Reconstruction (left): Tissue expander placement; Reconstruction (right): Tissue expander placement Chemotherapy 2/5/2012 Cytoxan (cyclophosphamide), Taxotere (docetaxel)
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Apr 19, 2012 03:04PM Bren-2007 wrote:

BinVA .. aka Bren ... 5 years out on March 30, 2012!

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Apr 19, 2012 03:07PM china wrote:

5 years metastatic at the get go and counting! Dawn

Dx 4/6/2007, 1cm, Stage IV, Grade 3, mets, ER+/PR+, HER2-
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Apr 19, 2012 03:14PM - edited Apr 19, 2012 03:14PM by bonnieandcleo

27 yrs ago and looking for another 27 yrs ...that sounds pretty selfish didnt mean that but started in 1984 and doing ok came back in 2005 and on first chemo every two weeks since this time last year avastin and navelbine ...had scan last week and all stable

Ruth Henderson Dx 4/7/2011, 0/6 nodes, ER+, HER2-
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Apr 19, 2012 03:25PM Wabbit wrote:

Good idea mods!  6 years ago for me. 

Dx 3/2006, IDC, 3cm, Stage II, Grade 2, 0/4 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2-
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Apr 19, 2012 03:36PM cp418 wrote:

dx 4/18/2006

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Apr 19, 2012 04:00PM weesa wrote:

I am almost ten years out!

Sometimes I wonder if I am an old soul temporarily trapped in a breast cancer body. Dx 11/22/2002, IDC, 6cm+, Stage IIIA, Grade 2, 5/25 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Chemotherapy 1/20/2003 Adriamycin (doxorubicin), Cytoxan (cyclophosphamide), Taxotere (docetaxel) Radiation Therapy 6/14/2003 Breast, Lymph nodes Hormonal Therapy 8/23/2003 Femara (letrozole) Surgery Lumpectomy: Right; Lymph node removal: Right, Sentinel, Underarm/Axillary; Mastectomy: Right; Reconstruction (right): Latissimus dorsi flap
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Apr 19, 2012 05:50PM karen1956 wrote:

6 years for me...Dx 02/03/2006

Karen in Denver, Dx 02/03/2006, ILC, stage IIIa, ER/PR+, HER2-,
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Apr 19, 2012 06:28PM Mazy1959 wrote:

9 years and counting here. Started with stage 2B ILC and bone mets almost 4 yr later. My cancer is considered in active. Luv seeing all these survivors. Hugs, Mazy

Bone marrow mets in 90% of bone marrow. Dx 3/6/2003, ILC, 3cm, Stage IIB, Grade 2, 2/9 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Dx 12/19/2006, ILC, 4cm, Stage IV, Grade 2, 0/0 nodes, mets, ER+/PR-, HER2- Dx 4/25/2012, ILC, Stage IV, Grade 2, 0/0 nodes, mets, ER+/PR+, HER2- Dx 8/4/2012, ILC, Stage IV, Grade 2, 0/0 nodes, mets, ER+/PR+, HER2- Chemotherapy 8/9/2012 Abraxane (albumin-bound or nab-paclitaxel)
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Apr 19, 2012 07:49PM celia088 wrote:

7 1/2 years. 

DX: 10/31/04

"May your heart always be joyful, May your song always be sung, May you stay forever young"........Bob Dylan
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Apr 20, 2012 01:37AM AnneW wrote:

10 years for one side, almost 5 for the other.

2002 IDC stage 1, grade 1, rads & AI Dx 9/18/2007, ILC, <1cm, Stage I, Grade 1, 0/1 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2-
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Apr 20, 2012 01:48AM deborye wrote:

5 years ago March 27th I got the call.

~~~Deb~~~NEVER GIVE UP/NEVER SURRENDER**IDC 6mm & DCIS 7mm
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Apr 20, 2012 02:23AM suzfive wrote:

6 years, 4 months and 13 days since diagnosis -got the call on December 7, 2005 . So far so good.

12/07/05 ILC 3 cm ER+/PR+ Her2Neu neg 5/21 nodes Stage IIIa - 5 years of Arimidex -done!
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Apr 20, 2012 02:34AM Caya wrote:

5 1/2 years since I was diagnosed, triple positive.  Will take my last Femara pill in July 2012, then I am done treatment!

Dx 10/16/2006, IDC, Right, 1cm, Grade 2, 0/16 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2+ (FISH)
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Apr 20, 2012 04:24AM pip57 wrote:

Officially 5 years for me.  Stage III with lots of +nodes.  Yeah!

PIP - multi focal, FEC100/Tax, rads, dble mast with no recon, ooph/hyst, arimidex Dx 2/1/2007, DCIS/IDC, Left, 3cm, Stage IIIB, Grade 2, 9/16 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2-
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Apr 20, 2012 06:17AM - edited Aug 2, 2017 12:23PM by 5graces

6 years out for me! Feb, 14 2006.....

5graces Dx 2/14/2006, IDC, Right, 1cm, Stage IIA, Grade 1, 1/14 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Dx 12/21/2015, DCIS/IDC, Left, 1cm, Stage IIIA, Grade 2, 8/13 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2-
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Apr 20, 2012 06:48AM prayrv wrote:

5 years for me!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Dx 4/27/2007, IDC, <1cm, Stage IA, Grade 2, 0/5 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2-
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Apr 20, 2012 08:27AM ck55 wrote:

5 1/2 years for me!!!!!!!!!!!!!

DX 11/9/06 9cm ILC Stage 3A Mastectomy ER+ PR+ HR- 2/16 Nodes DD AC/Taxol Radiation
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Apr 20, 2012 08:34AM candie1971 wrote:

5 years 11 months ..looking forward to my 6 year anniversary on May 26th!!

Thank you Moderators for this wonderful website......I still continue to be a regular here.....God bless you!!!

Good friends are like stars....you don't always see them but you know they are always there. Dx 5/26/2006, IDC, 2cm, Stage II, Grade 2, 0/1 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2-
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Apr 20, 2012 09:01AM AnnNYC wrote:

5 years and 41 days since dx, 5 years and 5 days since mx!!!!!  And so glad I found BCO !!!!!

Dx 3/9/2007, IDC, <1cm, Stage I, Grade 2, 0/5 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2-
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Apr 20, 2012 10:40AM marina1963 wrote:

6 years for me!! Diagnosed 03/2006 with locally advanced cancer with a huge tumor and lots of lymph nodes.

Diag.03/2006,ER/PR-,HER2+++, 13cm, 12+ nodes
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Apr 20, 2012 10:45AM Beesie wrote:

6 1/2 years for me.  Dx 09/15/2005.

“No power so effectually robs the mind of all its powers of acting and reasoning as fear.” Edmund Burke
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Apr 20, 2012 10:47AM agapornis wrote:

Almost 15 and a half years.

Dx 12/16/1996, 1cm, Stage IA, 0/15 nodes
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Apr 20, 2012 10:48AM jenni__ca wrote:

june will be 8 years ( got to love my onc - saw him last week and he said "who would have thought" ... gosh doc ! me me me i thought !)

ILC, multifocal, 7+++cm, ER+, PR-, HER2-, 1/4 nodes, stage 3A ...16 years !!!!!! and counting....

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