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Topic: Chemo May 2011

Forum: Chemotherapy - Before, During, and After —

Regimens, side effects, and support from others going through chemo.

Posted on: Apr 23, 2011 12:47PM

Cyborg wrote:

Hi. Chances are high that I will be starting chemo in May. I know of at least one other person who is starting too. Let's support and love each other through this. Hugs with long chimp arms.

Winning!!! Dx 2/23/2011, ILC, 2cm, Stage IIA, Grade 2, 2/5 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2-
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Dec 27, 2012 12:57AM Cyborg wrote:

That is great, Laureen.

Winning!!! Dx 2/23/2011, ILC, 2cm, Stage IIA, Grade 2, 2/5 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2-
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Jan 2, 2013 09:03AM Cyborg wrote:

Happy New Year to the May 2011 group

Winning!!! Dx 2/23/2011, ILC, 2cm, Stage IIA, Grade 2, 2/5 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2-
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Jan 30, 2013 10:40PM Beaglesgirl wrote:

Happy New Years to all the May '11 ladies! and congrats to Laureen. So much to be thankful for every single day Wink

More of my journey at....daisiesarebetterthanroses.blogspot.com ~Laura Dx 3/21/2011, IDC, 2cm, Stage IIB, Grade 2, 2/12 nodes, ER-/PR-, HER2- Surgery 4/19/2011 Mastectomy: Left; Prophylactic mastectomy: Right; Reconstruction (left): Tissue expander placement; Reconstruction (right): Tissue expander placement Chemotherapy 5/6/2011 AC + T (Taxol) Radiation Therapy 10/4/2011 Breast Surgery 12/2/2011 Prophylactic ovary removal Surgery 6/18/2012 Reconstruction (left); Reconstruction (right)
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Feb 12, 2013 08:01AM justme1 wrote:

Just poppin in to check on everyone .Sad to see where we lost one . She isnt in pain anymore and thats something to be greatful for but kinda makes it all close to home after keeping up with her while i had treatment  .Hope and pray everyone eles is doing great these days! I am ok I still give out easy. My heart rate is up and my B/p the heart doc things its the chemo that did it. I will find out next tue how much damage chemo did to my heart.Take care everyone so nice to see friendly faces here and know we are all still in his together.

Diagnosis Dx 5/2011, IDC, ER+/PR+, HER2-
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Feb 13, 2013 10:24PM --- wrote:

Hello to all brave ladies I know!  I hope everybody is doing well.  I just celebrated my 2nd Cancerversary last Feb 11th and thought to see how you all ladies are doing.

Love,

Laureen

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Feb 14, 2013 01:31AM Cyborg wrote:

I'm about a year and five months out from my last radiation tx. I hope everyone is doing well.

Winning!!! Dx 2/23/2011, ILC, 2cm, Stage IIA, Grade 2, 2/5 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2-
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Apr 8, 2013 08:01PM --- wrote:

Congratulations, Cyborg!

I am still here in Ohio - jobless and still adjusting.  I was in the Bay Area few weeks back for my surveillance exams.  Everything went well except for abnormal pap smear results.

Anyone with the same experience who is in Tamoxifen?  OB/Gyn explained Tamoxifen can cause abnormal lab for pap smear.  Thus, I am flying back in two days to have Colposcopy done.  Buhuh!

Laureen

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Apr 10, 2013 03:03PM Beaglesgirl wrote:

Good luck Laureen, I'll send positve thoughts and prayers your way!

On March 21st I marked my 2 yrs from diagnosis. Thoses are the wicked ones- the dates that come so slowly... but one by one we will collect them like rare art peices.  Here's to all of us amassing a HUGE collection of those "dates from diagnosis" otherwise known as cancerversaries... <3

More of my journey at....daisiesarebetterthanroses.blogspot.com ~Laura Dx 3/21/2011, IDC, 2cm, Stage IIB, Grade 2, 2/12 nodes, ER-/PR-, HER2- Surgery 4/19/2011 Mastectomy: Left; Prophylactic mastectomy: Right; Reconstruction (left): Tissue expander placement; Reconstruction (right): Tissue expander placement Chemotherapy 5/6/2011 AC + T (Taxol) Radiation Therapy 10/4/2011 Breast Surgery 12/2/2011 Prophylactic ovary removal Surgery 6/18/2012 Reconstruction (left); Reconstruction (right)
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Apr 12, 2013 09:38AM Cyborg wrote:

It sure is good to see posts from you all.
Laureen, I have also heard that about tomoxifen causing abnormal paps.

Winning!!! Dx 2/23/2011, ILC, 2cm, Stage IIA, Grade 2, 2/5 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2-
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Feb 25, 2015 06:52PM justme1 wrote:

how is everyone

Diagnosis Dx 5/2011, IDC, ER+/PR+, HER2-
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Mar 16, 2015 07:01PM Beaglesgirl wrote:

Greetings from the Singing Beagle Ranch! I hope everyone is well and enjoying life on the other side. Thinking of my battle buddies this month - I was diagnosed in March 2011. I feel blessed to still be here every single day!

More of my journey at....daisiesarebetterthanroses.blogspot.com ~Laura Dx 3/21/2011, IDC, 2cm, Stage IIB, Grade 2, 2/12 nodes, ER-/PR-, HER2- Surgery 4/19/2011 Mastectomy: Left; Prophylactic mastectomy: Right; Reconstruction (left): Tissue expander placement; Reconstruction (right): Tissue expander placement Chemotherapy 5/6/2011 AC + T (Taxol) Radiation Therapy 10/4/2011 Breast Surgery 12/2/2011 Prophylactic ovary removal Surgery 6/18/2012 Reconstruction (left); Reconstruction (right)
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Sep 17, 2015 12:52PM star1961 wrote:

Wow so glad that I joined,waiting for results,you ladies have calmed me down in reading your positive responses.Thank

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Oct 15, 2015 08:53PM worried45 wrote:

im 45 yes old my cycle stopped 5 yrs ago is this normal my other question is I have green yellowish pus coming out of my nipple and it hurts real bad especially when I lay down on it. Could you give me any advice on what it may be or what should I do. Scared......

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Oct 16, 2015 02:33PM Moderators wrote:

Worried,

We're sorry you're here out of concern for your symptoms. Unfortunately, this thread is dedicated to members who went through chemo together in May of 2011 -- you may want to post your question on the Not Diagnosed but Worried forum, to reach other members who may be able to help.

We hope this helps!

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May 9, 2017 06:47PM Jacekelly wrote:

Im suppose to start chemo too but Im not sure if it is necessary I think the radiation and pills to stop my hormones is preferable. Im requesting the Oncotype DX test which tells you the chances of it coming back. I understand in Estrogen positive with up to 3 podes positive it will tell you whether chemo would even work or be necessary. Has anyone else considered this. Im meeting next week with my Oncologist to find out. The test is expensive but covered by Ohip if doctor orders it.


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May 9, 2017 09:28PM Moderators wrote:

Hi Jacekelly-

Welcome to BCO! This is an older thread, for member's who started chemo in May 2011. You may want to try posting on our most recent and active chemo threads, like May 2017: https://community.breastcancer.org/forum/69/topics....

You'll get lots of feedback and insight there!

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