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Topic: Positive nodes with long term survival

Forum: Stage III Breast Cancer — You are not alone. Meet others who have Stage III breast cancer.

Posted on: Aug 17, 2011 03:56AM - edited Jan 1, 2013 02:52AM by many

many wrote:

I WOULD LIKE TO HEAR FROM WOMEN WITH LOTS OF POSITIVE NODES AND HORMONE POSITIVE WHO ARE SURVIVORS OF 10 /15 /20 YEARS, PLZ POST

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Mar 2, 2020 12:21PM Lexica wrote:

Wonderful, KiwiMum - thanks for the inspiration!

Diagnosed at 34. 2 years of Ibrance via PALLAS trial (ends 4/2020) Dx 7/2017, IDC, Left, Stage IIIC, Grade 2, ER+/PR+, HER2- (IHC) Surgery 12/15/2017 Lymph node removal: Sentinel; Mastectomy: Left; Prophylactic mastectomy: Right Dx 12/27/2017, DCIS/IDC, Left, 6cm+, Stage IIIA, Grade 3, 5/11 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- (IHC) Radiation Therapy 1/16/2018 Whole-breast: Breast, Lymph nodes, Chest wall Chemotherapy AC + T (Taxol) Hormonal Therapy Aromasin (exemestane)
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Mar 2, 2020 01:54PM - edited Mar 2, 2020 01:55PM by lkc

coming up on 15 years , Stage IIIC 12 out of 14 nodes pos, axillary and sentinel nodes completely engulfed in tumor and extraencapsulated, er/pr neg and Her2 pos, never did get clear surgical margins. Geesh!

Livin Life Large with much gratitude.

Linda K dx'd May 05 Stage IIIC erpr-, her pos, 12 pos nodes
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Mar 3, 2020 08:53AM Kiascia wrote:

Hi congratulations ! You are an inspiration for me. May I ask how long were you on hormone blockers?

Dx 7/30/2016, IDC, Right, 2cm, Stage IIIA, Grade 2, 4/7 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- (FISH) Surgery 8/31/2016 Lumpectomy: Right; Lymph node removal: Sentinel Chemotherapy 10/7/2016 AC + T (Taxol) Hormonal Therapy 5/25/2017 Aromasin (exemestane) Hormonal Therapy Aromasin (exemestane)
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Mar 17, 2020 01:39PM Fitz33 wrote:

I’m going on 10 years and almost 9 years of Anastrazole. I had all nodes removed, 9 were cancerous, didn’t have a clear margin and the surgeon had to go back in for a second entry. My ONC still sees me about every 6 to 7 months since she considers me high risk, I have a mammo once a year. Had MRIs for I don’t know how long. Chemo was terrible for me and I was also part of a study but no one knew if it was the study drug and I ended up hospitalized after the 4th round, waited 2 months and then finished with a light chemo for the final 2. I thought rads were so easy after chemo but after 7 years I developed radiation induced pulmonary fibrosis and a year ago Radiation induced brachial plexus. The RIPF is well under control but the RIBP has taken me an entire year and I’ve now got back the use of my arm and hand. The hand will always be a little problem but that’s okay, I can write, stir, make a fist, wave, what more do I need? Stage III isn’t so bad after all!

Dx 9/14/2010, IDC, 3cm, Stage IIIA, Grade 3, 9/23 nodes, ER+/PR-, HER2+ Surgery 4/22/2011 Lumpectomy: Right; Lymph node removal: Right, Underarm/Axillary Hormonal Therapy 8/30/2011 Arimidex (anastrozole) Targeted Therapy Herceptin (trastuzumab) Chemotherapy Carboplatin (Paraplatin), Taxotere (docetaxel) Radiation Therapy Breast, Lymph nodes
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Mar 17, 2020 06:23PM shelly56 wrote:

Fitz33: Your story is so close to mine! Although I was not in a "study" group, chemo eventually took everything out of me and I ended up in the hospital for a week with a nasty infection. It delayed the last 3 treatments of Taxol (which was fine w/me). I also had a nodule on my right lung from radiation that the docs wanted me scanned for about 3 years and then took a biopsy to be sure it was stable.

IKC: Keep living life LARGE !!

PS: Everyone please take precautions during this corona virus outbreak! We survived BC and we can get through anything!

Shelly

"Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear." Dx 1/26/2009, IDC, Right, 6cm+, Stage IIIA, Grade 3, 4/15 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2-
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Apr 27, 2020 06:47PM TxMom3 wrote:

Thanks for sharing your stories. I am at the beginning of my journey and am encouraged. My kids are 24, 22 and 19 and I am hoping to meet my grandkids someday.

Dx 12/17/2019, IDC, Left, 5cm, Stage IIIB, Grade 2, 14/35 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Surgery 1/22/2020 Lymph node removal: Underarm/Axillary; Mastectomy: Left; Prophylactic mastectomy: Right Chemotherapy 2/17/2020 AC + T (Taxol)
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Jul 9, 2020 09:02AM - edited Jul 9, 2020 09:07AM by victoriasecret

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Dx 6/15/2009, ILC, 6cm+, Stage IIIC, Grade 2, 11/25 nodes, ER+/PR-, HER2- Surgery 7/30/2009 Lymph node removal: Left; Mastectomy: Left, Right; Prophylactic mastectomy: Right Chemotherapy 8/30/2009 AC + T (Taxol) Radiation Therapy 12/31/2009 Breast, Lymph nodes Hormonal Therapy 12/31/2009 Arimidex (anastrozole)
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Jul 13, 2020 04:17PM - edited Jul 13, 2020 04:18PM by KingdomSurvivor77

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Jul 13, 2020 04:19PM KingdomSurvivor77 wrote:

Hey! It's so good to hear of your long survival, congratulations!! Are u currently on any immunotherapy?

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Jul 30, 2020 09:05AM lovujja wrote:

congratulations! my son was 3 and half and daughter was four and half and now they are 12 and 13 years old. I pray and wish I can see them going college. It will be 10 years for me in November.

You are the one who have the power to heal from the inside out that no conventional medicine can do.

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