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Topic: Starting Chemo March 2015

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

Posted on: Feb 17, 2015 01:45AM

shaz101 wrote:

Wow, not the thread I'd ever think I'd start! I'm hoping there are a few of us to help and support each other through the fight of our lives.

My treatment is TAC (Terrifically Awesome Chemo) woohoo. Hair today...gone tomorrow. 

Hugs to you all, Sharon. 

sharon. i will not die an unlived life 😊 Dx 12/13/2014, IDC, 2cm, Stage IIB, Grade 1, 1/10 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Surgery 1/12/2015 Lumpectomy: Left; Lymph node removal: Left, Sentinel Surgery 1/26/2015 Lymph node removal: Left, Underarm/Axillary Chemotherapy 3/2/2015 Adriamycin (doxorubicin), Cytoxan (cyclophosphamide), Taxotere (docetaxel) Radiation Therapy 7/12/2015 Whole-breast: Breast Hormonal Therapy 8/28/2015 Tamoxifen pills (Nolvadex, Apo-Tamox, Tamofen, Tamone)
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Jul 17, 2017 05:31AM Kaso wrote:

What makes chemotherapy necessary if I know my biopsy tissues ER is 100 PR 15 HER negative nodes and margins are clean and my cancer is Infiltrating Mammary Carcinoma? I have my post lumpectomy/SLB appointment with the surgeon today and will be informed on pathology after surgery. I meet with a radiologit in one week to discuss radiation and with an oncologist in 2 weeks to determine if chemp is needed and to discuss an aromatose inhibitor. I wish I had a team meeting with everyone involved with helping me survive today and not in bits & pieces. Since I was misdiagnosed due to a pathologist mis-reading my biopsy as ADH and not as cancer, I am praying that everyone I am now trusting makes the most informed decision from now on forward (including me).

Dx 7/5/2017, IDC, Right, 1cm, Stage IA, Grade 1, 0/5 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2-
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Jul 17, 2017 08:03AM - edited Jul 17, 2017 08:06AM by ksusan

Hi, Kaso. You'll get more pertinent replies if you start a new thread. This one is for people who did their chemo in 2015. Most of them no longer post on this site, and most other members don't look at posts with titles that show them to pertain to a particular cohort.

Mutant uprising quashed. Dx 1/2015, IDC, Right, Stage IIA, 1/1 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Dx 1/2015, DCIS, Left, Stage 0, Grade 3, 0/2 nodes Hormonal Therapy Tamoxifen pills (Nolvadex, Apo-Tamox, Tamofen, Tamone) Surgery Lymph node removal: Sentinel; Mastectomy: Left, Right Radiation Therapy Whole-breast Chemotherapy Cytoxan (cyclophosphamide), Taxotere (docetaxel)

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