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Topic: Latinas/Hispanics with Breast Cancer

Forum: Latinas/Hispanics With Breast Cancer —

A place for Latinas/Hispanics with a breast cancer diagnosis to connect.

Posted on: Jun 29, 2012 05:44AM - edited Aug 7, 2012 03:00AM by del3

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Jun 29, 2012 06:50AM Moderators wrote:

VVH, thank you for your suggestion! Although parts of the main Breastcancer.org site are available in Spanish, we don't (yet!) have forums in Spanish. We'll look into how to implement a searchable language option for a future site update.

In the meantime, you might want to start a new thread in the forum International, non-English speaking women with breast cancer as another way to connect with Latinas.

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Jun 29, 2012 01:56PM - edited Aug 7, 2012 03:01AM by del3

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Jun 29, 2012 02:10PM Sunrise79 wrote:

Hi, VVH, I'll, be your #3.

Dx 11/22/2011, IDC, 3cm, Stage IIA, Grade 3, 0/9 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2+
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Jun 29, 2012 03:02PM Moderators wrote:

Hi VVH, so sorry we misunderstood your request!

We routinely deny requests for additional forums, as our boards are overflowing! But we see your point, and will discuss as a team and let you know what we come up with!

Thank you for reaching out,

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Jun 29, 2012 03:23PM - edited Aug 7, 2012 03:01AM by del3

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Jun 29, 2012 04:51PM Moderators wrote:

Hi VVH,

Your request has been granted! You can feel free to start a thread or two in the NEW Latinas/Hispanics with Breast Cancer forum. Happy posting and thanks again for your imput!

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Jun 29, 2012 05:06PM - edited Aug 7, 2012 03:01AM by del3

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Jun 29, 2012 05:10PM Moderators wrote:

Glad we could help!

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Jun 29, 2012 05:17PM - edited Aug 7, 2012 03:01AM by del3

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Jun 30, 2012 07:45AM dsv wrote:

Glad to see this thread and looking forward to sharing with other Latinas!  Thanks!

dsv Dx 7/6/2011, DCIS, 1cm, Stage I, Grade 3, 0/4 nodes, ER+/PR-, HER2+
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Jun 30, 2012 01:10PM Moderators wrote:

Moved this thread to the NEW Latinas/Hispanics with Breast Cancer forum. Enjoy!

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Jun 30, 2012 03:07PM - edited Aug 7, 2012 03:02AM by del3

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Jul 3, 2012 11:14PM - edited Aug 7, 2012 03:02AM by del3

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Jul 6, 2012 07:27AM sagina wrote:

I'll bump the thread - am I number four?

I live in Texas, my Spanish writing skills are not what they used to be....I'll have to stick to English. 

VVH are you still in radiation? 

Gina Dx 10/13/2010, IDC, 4cm, 0/2 nodes, ER-/PR-, HER2- Chemotherapy 11/1/2010 AT Surgery 3/14/2011 Lumpectomy: Right; Lymph node removal: Right, Sentinel Radiation Therapy 4/18/2011
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Jul 6, 2012 09:07AM - edited Aug 7, 2012 03:02AM by del3

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Jul 7, 2012 06:50AM dsv wrote:

Hi Gina and VVH,

Hope you are both doing well.  My Spanish writing skills are also not great (shame on me).

Gina...are you all done with treatment and how are you doing?  VVH...sending happy thoughts for your last chemo!

This is my second time with breast cancer, both primaries.  I am done with chemo but still have Herceptin infusions until October.  Herceptin tends to thin your hair and slows hair growth so I am really missing my hair!!

Take care ladies.  Dios las bendiga.

Dora

dsv Dx 7/6/2011, DCIS, 1cm, Stage I, Grade 3, 0/4 nodes, ER+/PR-, HER2+
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Jul 14, 2012 07:11AM - edited Aug 7, 2012 03:02AM by del3

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Jul 15, 2012 10:52PM sagina wrote:

Hi Dora and Veilka.

Been away from the boards for a bit, work has been crazy.

I finished treatment June 2011.  I had the whole enchilada - chemo to shrink the tumor, then surgery, then rads. 

Gina Dx 10/13/2010, IDC, 4cm, 0/2 nodes, ER-/PR-, HER2- Chemotherapy 11/1/2010 AT Surgery 3/14/2011 Lumpectomy: Right; Lymph node removal: Right, Sentinel Radiation Therapy 4/18/2011
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Jul 19, 2012 04:06AM - edited Aug 7, 2012 03:02AM by del3

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Jul 19, 2012 05:04AM - edited Jul 28, 2014 05:37AM by islandmom

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Dx 10/20/2010, IDC, 1cm, Stage IB, Grade 3, 0/3 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Surgery 11/3/2010 Mastectomy: Right; Reconstruction (right): Tissue expander placement Chemotherapy 1/6/2011 Cytoxan (cyclophosphamide), Taxotere (docetaxel) Hormonal Therapy 3/6/2011 Surgery 6/6/2011 Reconstruction (right) Surgery 10/8/2011 Reconstruction (right): Nipple reconstruction Surgery 6/11/2012 Reconstruction (right) Surgery 12/10/2013 Reconstruction (right): Nipple reconstruction
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Jul 19, 2012 11:59PM - edited Aug 7, 2012 03:02AM by del3

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Jul 21, 2012 12:09AM islandmom wrote:

VVH How are you feeling? You must be very happy to be DONE Smile.
Dx 10/20/2010, IDC, 1cm, Stage IB, Grade 3, 0/3 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Surgery 11/3/2010 Mastectomy: Right; Reconstruction (right): Tissue expander placement Chemotherapy 1/6/2011 Cytoxan (cyclophosphamide), Taxotere (docetaxel) Hormonal Therapy 3/6/2011 Surgery 6/6/2011 Reconstruction (right) Surgery 10/8/2011 Reconstruction (right): Nipple reconstruction Surgery 6/11/2012 Reconstruction (right) Surgery 12/10/2013 Reconstruction (right): Nipple reconstruction
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Jul 21, 2012 10:35AM - edited Aug 7, 2012 03:03AM by del3

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Jul 21, 2012 04:44PM dreaming wrote:

I am a long term survivor, I post to tell that there is future after dx. I had a few scares during all the years after finishing chemo.

I also was born in South America, wishing all of you to get well . Dora , your primaries were the same year? Or after several?

Un saludo cariñoso a todas y que Dios y la Virgen las protega.

After the mastectomy a second diferent cancer was found: Invasive Ductal Carcinoma, C.F.M.: Dx 7/7/1991, ILC, Right, 1cm, Stage IA, Grade 1, 0/18 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2-
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Jul 21, 2012 11:22PM dsv wrote:

Hi Dreaming,

Glad you joined the forum.  Sounds like you are doing well.  My first primary was in 2006 and my second was in July of 2011.  Had a bilateral mastectomy this time and finished chemo again in January.  I also started Tamoxifen again in May.  I was diagnosed with a estogen positive second primary even though I had been taking Tamoxifen for almost 5 years before...only difference this time was it was Her2 positive.  Gracias a Dios que estoy mejorando cada dia....bendiciones!

dsv Dx 7/6/2011, DCIS, 1cm, Stage I, Grade 3, 0/4 nodes, ER+/PR-, HER2+
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Jul 22, 2012 12:14AM - edited Aug 7, 2012 03:03AM by del3

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Jul 22, 2012 06:36AM dsv wrote:

Dear Vielke......I am so sorry you are dealing with constipation.  Wish I had some advice for you but I had the opposite problem through out my chemo (diahrrea).  I hope someone comes along soon with some ideas for you.  Also, call your doctor and ask for something to help.  Our culture would tell you to drink "un te de yerba buena" but of course, use caution and run by your doctor.  Hope you feel better soon!

dsv Dx 7/6/2011, DCIS, 1cm, Stage I, Grade 3, 0/4 nodes, ER+/PR-, HER2+
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Jul 22, 2012 10:27PM nandia wrote:

Hi Everyone,

 I was just DX with BC almost 3 weeks ago.  I am 36 yrs old and found a lump on my right breast (2-3cm) about a month ago.  I am originally from Peru and have a family history of BC and OC.  I am in the stages of getting a 2nd opinion and undergoing (waiting for results) of my genetic testing.  I was just told this past week that I have TNBC.  I have been reading an reasearching all about it and it truly scares me with what I have found, ugh.  It seems that the treatments are not like other forms of BC.  My only concern is that I may continue to work as much as possible for my 2 children so I can maintain a roof above our heads but it seems like my BC is more involved and longer treated.  I am scared to physically change in front of my children, family and friends.  Are there any latinas out there with the same dx of BC as myself?   

Dx 7/3/2012, IDC, 3cm, ER-/PR-, HER2-
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Jul 22, 2012 11:30PM dreaming wrote:

For constipation we tell patients to drink prune juice, also like it mas mention ask your doctor for stool softener.

I still go crazy when I have mt exams, thinking on a second BC, or a recurrence, I do not have any cancer in my family but I am in this like the majority .

I did change, loss of hair, great skin for the lack of it, I gained weight, people telling me "you look good"I used to be skin and bones, cancer gave a healthy look. My only close family were my husband and 2 kids, my mom and extended family were in Bolivia, no need to let them know.

What I did to live with my dx, was that since I have never met anybody that had cancer, I signed as a volunteer in a cancer center, My University studies do not have nothing to do with medicine, and I ended going back and studying to work in the medical field with cancer patients.

I contacted Reach to Recovery and they send a letter to each  of my children;explaining to them what to expect, it was well done perfect for each age. Just take care and surround with positive people, and pamper yourselves, take care.

After the mastectomy a second diferent cancer was found: Invasive Ductal Carcinoma, C.F.M.: Dx 7/7/1991, ILC, Right, 1cm, Stage IA, Grade 1, 0/18 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2-
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Jul 23, 2012 12:13AM Moderators wrote:

VVH, there's an article on the main Breastcancer.org site all about constipation, its causes, and how to manage it. There's also a forum thread with pages and pages of discussion and suggestions from other members about how to deal with this oh-so-common problem.

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