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Topic: A message from the Mods concerning coronavirus

Forum: All things COVID-19 or coronavirus —

A place to discuss the impact of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) on you and the ones you love.

Posted on: Mar 20, 2020 03:51PM - edited Mar 20, 2020 04:09PM by Moderators

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Dec 10, 2020 05:30PM mumito wrote:

I was treated for breast cancer with chemo and rads over 10 years ago. Is the COVID Vaccine safe for former cancer patients to take

Dx 4/23/2008, IDC, 5cm, Stage IIB, Grade 3, 2/15 nodes, ER+/PR-, HER2-
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Dec 11, 2020 10:25AM Moderators wrote:

mumito, we're working on understanding this, and will get that out to everyone as soon as possible!

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Jan 22, 2021 01:14AM Bellz wrote:

There were some issues with Moderna and facial fillers in the cheeks and lips during the test study. I have asked my County Health authority about this and if I should get the shot with breast implants. There only response was I should wait. No idea how long to wait...or what I am waiting for. I had 11 surgeries in 9 months in 2009. I stopped anymore surgeries with the plastic surgeon. They hadn't quite finished what they had planned but I was finished.

I am now concerned about getting immunized against covid and having a bad reaction with my implants. It is possible that I could receive the vaccine pretty soon where I live. Anyone have any input or advice where I might look for answers about this?

Bellz Dx 5/21/2009, DCIS, Stage 0, Grade 3, 0/0 nodes, ER-/PR-, HER2+
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Jan 22, 2021 06:00AM Traveltext wrote:

"After careful review of all available evidence, our clinical experts have determined both COVID-19 vaccines authorized for emergency use by the Food and Drug Administration are safe and recommended for former and current cancer patients,"

https://www.mdanderson.org/cancerwise/what-cancer-patients-should-know-about-getting-the-covid-19-vaccine-at-MD-Anderson.h00-159457689.html


NED breast and prostate cancer. More on Male BC

Dx 03/14, IBC, Lgth. 2cm, Stge IIIB, Gde 2B, ER+/PR+, HER2- ; FEC x3, Taxol x3; Mx & 2/23 nodes; Rads x 33; now on tamoxofin.

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Jan 22, 2021 02:29PM MinusTwo wrote:

Great summary TravelText. Thanks for posting.

2/15/11 BMX-DCIS 2SNB clear-TEs; 9/15/11-410gummies; 3/20/13 recurrance-5.5cm,mets to lymphs, Stage IIIB IDC ER/PRneg,HER2+; TCH/Perjeta/Neulasta x6; ALND 9/24/13 1/18 nodes 4.5cm; AC chemo 10/30/13 x3; herceptin again; Rads Feb2014
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Jan 22, 2021 02:31PM Moderators wrote:

Yes, thanks so much Traveltext for this important information!

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Jan 22, 2021 08:31PM Purpleb3 wrote:

Today I met with a highly respected oncology radiologist who said she is confident that the vaccines are safe for me to get at anytime before, during or after my radiation treatment

Dx 11/11/2020, IDC, Left, 3cm, Stage IIA, Grade 3, 0/4 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2-
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Feb 17, 2021 03:38AM AquaD wrote:

I’m curious if any of you received the Covid vaccine while undergoing Chemo. Just wondering if it is beneficial to wait 2 weeks after treatment and 1 week prior to the next treatment so that my Immune system has a chance to strengthen. Worried about receiving the vaccine with an already weakened immune system. I’m having to take injections of Zarzio for a week after chemo to rebuild WBC as they tanked after my 1st round and I had to be hospitalized. Appreciate any experiences you may have had.

Surgery 8/1/2005 Lumpectomy: Right; Mastectomy: Right; Reconstruction (right): Tissue expander placement Dx 8/10/2005, IDC, Right, <1cm, Stage IB, Grade 2, 0/4 nodes, ER+/PR-, HER2+ Chemotherapy 7/20/2008 Dx 8/2/2008, IDC, Right, 1cm, 1/8 nodes, ER+/PR-, HER2+ Radiation Therapy 12/15/2008 Breast, Chest wall Dx 11/12/2020, IDC, Right, Stage IV, metastasized to bone/liver, ER+/PR+, HER2+ Targeted Therapy 12/16/2020 Perjeta (pertuzumab) Targeted Therapy 12/16/2020 Herceptin (trastuzumab) Chemotherapy 12/16/2020 Taxotere (docetaxel)
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Feb 17, 2021 01:51PM Nsbrown54 wrote:

AquaD - I’m doing HP and letrozole. My MO recommended the covid vaccine. I’ve had both shots and timed it so that it was in an off chemo week. No side effects from first shot, but was tired and achy from the 2nd one the day after. Best of luck

Dx 6/16/2020, IDC, Right, 6cm+, Stage IIB, ER+/PR+, HER2+ Chemotherapy 6/28/2020 Carboplatin (Paraplatin), Taxotere (docetaxel) Surgery 11/18/2020 Mastectomy Targeted Therapy 1/4/2021 Herceptin (trastuzumab) Targeted Therapy 1/25/2021 Perjeta (pertuzumab) Hormonal Therapy 6/2/2021 Arimidex (anastrozole)
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Feb 18, 2021 03:46AM AquaD wrote:

thank you for the info. It is helpful!

Surgery 8/1/2005 Lumpectomy: Right; Mastectomy: Right; Reconstruction (right): Tissue expander placement Dx 8/10/2005, IDC, Right, <1cm, Stage IB, Grade 2, 0/4 nodes, ER+/PR-, HER2+ Chemotherapy 7/20/2008 Dx 8/2/2008, IDC, Right, 1cm, 1/8 nodes, ER+/PR-, HER2+ Radiation Therapy 12/15/2008 Breast, Chest wall Dx 11/12/2020, IDC, Right, Stage IV, metastasized to bone/liver, ER+/PR+, HER2+ Targeted Therapy 12/16/2020 Perjeta (pertuzumab) Targeted Therapy 12/16/2020 Herceptin (trastuzumab) Chemotherapy 12/16/2020 Taxotere (docetaxel)
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Feb 18, 2021 07:03AM purple32 wrote:

https://www.fox2detroit.com/news/heres-why-women-m...


BILAT LE! from 5.12.12.LX DX 3/2012 IDC <1 cm stage 1 GR 1 ( 0/2 nodes) ER PR pos HER2- RECURRENCE same breast Jan 2020 LX FEB 2020 . NO rads or hormones. Dx 3/2012, IDC, Left, <1cm, Grade 1, 0/2 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2+ Surgery 5/1/2012 Lumpectomy: Left

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