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Topic: Tampa area BCO sisters II

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Posted on: Mar 22, 2016 10:29PM - edited Mar 20, 2017 10:52AM by SpecialK

SpecialK wrote:

The original Tampa Bay area "get together" thread was created in July 2012 after a great group of BCO sisters met for lunch. This is a new thread intended to carry on our tradition of support, companionship, fun, and camaraderie - as often as we can all get together! We welcome familiar faces and new friends alike - if you have found this thread and wish to join us - please do!

Here is the link to the previous thread - it contains a lot of love, and we thank MondaysChild for her leadership and management of our "get togethers" to date.

https://community.breastcancer.org/forum/34/topics/791258?page=57#idx_1694


Watch this header for updates to our schedule.

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Next gathering TBD


BMX w/ TE 11/1/10, ALND 12/6/10. 14 additional surgeries. TCHx6 2/17-6/2/11. Herceptin until 1/19/12. Femara 8/1/11, Arimidex 6/20/12, back to Femara 6/18/13-present. Dx 9/27/2010, DCIS, Stage 0, Grade 3 Dx 9/27/2010, IDC, Right, 2cm, Stage IIB, Grade 3, 2/14 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2+
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Apr 3, 2017 04:30PM Lee7 wrote:

Would Sat. April 29 be a possibility now for all?

Dx 10/2010, IDC, Stage IIA, ER+/PR+, HER2-
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Apr 3, 2017 11:26PM SpecialK wrote:

I am good with 4/29, but the dates I had proposed in April were connected with availability for MondaysChild. She did not give me 4/29 so I assume she could not make it - that was why I suggested waiting until May, but we could continue with this problem of availability as we get into the time people are doing vacations, etc., and it may be hard to find a date we can all make. The other potential solution is to do a monthly gathering and whoever can make it comes, and whoever can't make it will know there will be another opportunity the following month.

BMX w/ TE 11/1/10, ALND 12/6/10. 14 additional surgeries. TCHx6 2/17-6/2/11. Herceptin until 1/19/12. Femara 8/1/11, Arimidex 6/20/12, back to Femara 6/18/13-present. Dx 9/27/2010, DCIS, Stage 0, Grade 3 Dx 9/27/2010, IDC, Right, 2cm, Stage IIB, Grade 3, 2/14 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2+
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Apr 4, 2017 06:42AM kira1234 wrote:

Okay ladies I know much more now. My breast cancer has returned so I'll be having surgery again asap.I want to talk to Dr. Wright abouttesting to be sure the cancer hasn't spread. Dr. Cox was like why? I also need to discuss with them both my decision about double mastectomy or not.

Dx 6/1/2010, ILC, <1cm, Stage IA, Grade 1, 0/1 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Surgery 7/10/2010 Lumpectomy: Left; Lymph node removal: Left, Sentinel Radiation Therapy 8/3/2010 Hormonal Therapy 10/5/2010 Aromasin (exemestane)
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Apr 4, 2017 07:46AM AnnAlive wrote:

Kira1234, so sorry to hear this news. (I'd want to know about spread too.) Sobering as I am just now hitting my 6th anniversary of diagnosis, with the annual labs and MO appointment in a few weeks. I'll be praying about your decisions and treatment.

Join us when it works out for you, and we can aim for your availability, if possible. We are having a hard time finding meeting dates, aren't we. I want to see MondaysChild soon too.

AnnAlive - 2011: AC/TH, BMX, ALND, TEs. 2012: Rads, DIEP. 2014: LE. Dx 4/5/2011, IDC, Stage IIIC, Grade 3, ER-/PR-, HER2+
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Apr 4, 2017 08:20AM nbnotes wrote:

With everyone's crazy schedules, I'm not sure that we'll hit on a date that everyone can come. It might be worth just setting monthly or every other month ones so that we always know another one is around the corner if there are conflicts.

Kira1234 - Sorry about the recurrence, and I'd be like you as well with wanting to know about potential spread. I think that is a valid question to get answers to.

Nancy --- mets to liver -- "Don't count the days, make the days count" Muhammed Ali Dx 7/17/2012, IDC, 1cm, ER+/PR- Dx 8/23/2012, IDC, 1cm, Stage IA, Grade 3, 0/3 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Surgery 8/23/2012 Mastectomy: Left, Right Dx 10/9/2012, 5cm, Stage IV, mets Chemotherapy 10/9/2012 AC Hormonal Therapy 2/13/2013 Arimidex (anastrozole) Hormonal Therapy 1/10/2017 Faslodex (fulvestrant) Targeted Therapy 1/12/2017 Ibrance (palbociclib)
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Apr 4, 2017 01:41PM Lee7 wrote:

kira1234,

Im so sorry you have had a recurrence and you are having to make such difficult decisions again.

Dx 10/2010, IDC, Stage IIA, ER+/PR+, HER2-
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Apr 4, 2017 03:59PM Keiki wrote:

I can't do April 8 but any other time ok. I'm good weekdays, too. Cricke

Dx 5/26/2016, DCIS, Left, Stage 0, Grade 3, 0/3 nodes, ER+ Surgery 8/22/2016 Mastectomy: Left, Right; Reconstruction (left): Tissue expander placement; Reconstruction (right): Tissue expander placement Surgery 12/15/2016 Reconstruction (left): Silicone implant; Reconstruction (right): Silicone implant
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Apr 4, 2017 05:11PM kira1234 wrote:

I'll be seeing dr cox and dr wright Monday. I will have many questions for them. Any suggestions for questions I should ask are greatly appreciated.

Dx 6/1/2010, ILC, <1cm, Stage IA, Grade 1, 0/1 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Surgery 7/10/2010 Lumpectomy: Left; Lymph node removal: Left, Sentinel Radiation Therapy 8/3/2010 Hormonal Therapy 10/5/2010 Aromasin (exemestane)
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Apr 18, 2017 02:30PM kira1234 wrote:

I saw the surgeon and oncologist Friday. I'll be having surgery may 2nd at Saint Joseph north first thing in the morning.

Dx 6/1/2010, ILC, <1cm, Stage IA, Grade 1, 0/1 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Surgery 7/10/2010 Lumpectomy: Left; Lymph node removal: Left, Sentinel Radiation Therapy 8/3/2010 Hormonal Therapy 10/5/2010 Aromasin (exemestane)
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Apr 23, 2017 12:46PM Lee7 wrote:

kira, I know you have both a great surgeon and oncologist taking care of you. My thoughts and prayers go with you for the best possible outcome and speedy healing. I'd like to visit you at St. Joe's if/when you'd like company. :)

Hugs !!!

Dx 10/2010, IDC, Stage IIA, ER+/PR+, HER2-

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