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.

Posted on: Apr 19, 2012 11:30AM

Posted on: Apr 19, 2012 11:30AM

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Apr 21, 2012 12:54PM JJsMominCA wrote:

Nell, so encouraged to read your post.  Dx with squamous cell triple negative 10/31/11 (Happy Halloween, huh? ;)  Almost done with 6 rounds T/C, then 35 rads.  Since AI's don't do anythng for us, what if anything did you do differently after you finished treatment?  Thank you for sharing!!

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Apr 21, 2012 01:02PM CurlyGirly wrote:

9 years, 3 months for me!

Dx 1/2003, IDC, 4cm, Stage IIB, Grade 3, 2/25 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2+
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Apr 21, 2012 02:48PM - edited Apr 22, 2012 03:29PM by RetiredLibby

Five years in July from first DCIS dx in 2007 ... One year in June from DCIS dx #2.

ETA: My mother was dx with DCIS at 81 (one very pi$$ed off old lady, I tell you!). She died at 89 of colon cancer ...BC was nowhere in the picture. And her sister, dx with IDC Stage II at 65 died at 88 of Alzheimers, still NED.


1st dx 07/2007, DCIS Gr. 3, Stage 0, 1 cm; lumpectomy, reexcision, rads, tamox. 2nd dx 6/24/2011, DCIS 1.5 cm, Gr. 3, Stage 0; BMX w/ immed. DIEP 8/23/2011.
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Apr 21, 2012 08:29PM MarieKelly wrote:

Just over 8 years for me with no treatment other than wide margin lumpectomy.Smile
Ki-67 5%. Wide margin lumpectomy and biopsy track removal. Refused radiation and hormonal therapy. Dx 2/22/2004, IDC, <1cm, Stage IA, Grade 1, 0/1 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2-
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Apr 21, 2012 08:46PM wallycat wrote:

I hit 5 years April is my first day without Arimidex!!!

I posted my eagle story on the ILC section.

Congrats girls and may there be more of us here with more years to add!

Dx 4/07 1 month before turning 50; ILC 1.8cm, ER+/PR+, HER2 neg., Stage 1, Grade 2, 0/5 nodes. Onco score 20, Bilateral Mast., tamoxifen 3-1/2 years, arimidex-completed 4/20/2012
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Apr 21, 2012 08:53PM pod1257 wrote:

Almost 6 yrs out. My mom is 30yrs out.


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Apr 21, 2012 09:32PM jezza wrote:

20 years NED last Jan. for me. My mum died at 89...not from breast cancer ....16 years after diagnosis.


bi-lat mastectomies (one prophylactic) saline implants no chemo, no rads 21 years NED Dx 1/1992, IDC, <1cm, Stage I, Grade 3
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Apr 21, 2012 10:00PM Enjoyful wrote:

8 years from first diagnosis at stage III, 2.5 years from stage IV diagnosis.  Taxotere and Arimidex have kept me NED for the last 2 years.  Chemo may be barbaric but it does the trick!

BENGHAZI! Dx 9/2004, IDC, 1cm, Stage IIIA, Grade 2, 4/14 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Dx 8/28/2009, IDC, 2cm, Stage IV, Grade 2, ER+/PR-, HER2-
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Apr 21, 2012 10:01PM ruthbru wrote:

My aunt died at age 88.....40 plus years after her BC diagnosis, no recurrences.

"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 21, 2012 11:24PM Ihopeg wrote:

 It was five years for me this past November!! Doing fine!!

I Dx 11/11/2006, ILC, Right, 3cm, Stage IIIC, metastasized to bone, Grade 2, 19/20 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Surgery 11/28/2006 Lymph node removal: Right, Sentinel, Underarm/Axillary; Mastectomy: Right; Prophylactic ovary removal Chemotherapy 1/6/2007 Chemotherapy 1/9/2007 Adriamycin (doxorubicin), Cytoxan (cyclophosphamide), Taxotere (docetaxel) Radiation Therapy 5/29/2007 Breast, Lymph nodes Hormonal Therapy 8/18/2007 Femara (letrozole) Dx 10/5/2018, ILC, Stage IV, metastasized to brain/bone, 20/21 nodes, ER-/PR-, HER2-

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