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Topic: ILC - Old Lady Cancer?

Forum: ILC (Invasive Lobular Carcinoma) — Just diagnosed, in treatment, or finished treatment for ILC.

Posted on: Aug 31, 2014 12:27PM

vbishop wrote:

When I was diagnosed almost a year ago, my oncologist told me that my daughters and nieces did not have to worry about increased risk of breast cancer, as ILC was "old lady" cancer and not hereditary.  Now, I'm not that old (57) but I am post menopause.  That being said, I am hearing more and more young women (pre-menopause) being diagnosed with ILC.  WTH?!

ILC Ladies - do you mind sharing your age at diagnosis?  I am curious if we can detect a trend.

vjbishop.blogspot.com Dx 9/8/2013, LCIS, 1cm, Stage IA, Grade 2, 0/3 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Dx 9/8/2013, ILC, Left, <1cm, Stage IA, Grade 2, 0/3 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Dx 9/8/2013, LCIS/ILC, Left, 1cm, Stage IA, Grade 2, 0/3 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Surgery 9/28/2013 Lymph node removal: Left, Sentinel Dx 10/8/2013, ILC, <1cm, Stage IA, Grade 2, 0/0 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Dx 10/8/2013, ILC, <1cm, Stage IA, Grade 2, 0/0 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Dx 10/8/2013, LCIS, <1cm, Stage IA, Grade 2, 0/0 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Surgery 10/8/2013 Mastectomy: Left; Prophylactic mastectomy: Right; Reconstruction (left): Tissue expander placement; Reconstruction (right): Tissue expander placement Hormonal Therapy 11/1/2013 Arimidex (anastrozole) Surgery 12/23/2013 Reconstruction (left); Reconstruction (right) Dx 9/2019, ILC, Stage IV, metastasized to liver/other, Grade 2, 0/3 nodes Dx 9/2019, ILC, Left, Stage IV, metastasized to liver/other, Grade 2, 0/3 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Chemotherapy 7/7/2020 Other Targeted Therapy Ibrance (palbociclib) Chemotherapy Chemotherapy AC + T (Taxol)
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Aug 31, 2014 02:35PM Bellis wrote:


I was 45 at diagnosis - pre-menopause  and still is.

 

Dx 1/5/2012, ILC, Right, 1cm, Stage IB, Grade 2, 0/2 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Surgery 1/17/2012 Lumpectomy: Right Chemotherapy 2/11/2012 Cytoxan (cyclophosphamide), Ellence (epirubicin), Taxotere (docetaxel) Radiation Therapy 6/30/2012 Breast Hormonal Therapy 6/30/2012
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Aug 31, 2014 02:42PM LeeLee52 wrote:

I was just diagnosed with ILC and I am 52.

Dx 8/19/2014, ILC, 1cm, Stage I, Grade 1, 0/7 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Surgery 10/23/2014 Lymph node removal: Left, Right, Sentinel; Mastectomy: Left, Right Hormonal Therapy
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Aug 31, 2014 03:09PM Lily55 wrote:

ILC treatment makes you feel like an old lady........I was 55 at diagnosis

Dx 4/2012, ILC, 5cm, Stage IIIA, Grade 2, 7/14 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Surgery 5/3/2012 Lymph node removal: Right, Underarm/Axillary; Mastectomy: Right Radiation Therapy 8/15/2012 Breast, Lymph nodes Hormonal Therapy 7/19/2013 Aromasin (exemestane) Radiation Therapy 3/7/2019 External: Bone Chemotherapy Taxol (paclitaxel)
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Aug 31, 2014 03:13PM - edited Aug 31, 2014 03:17PM by DiveCat

I seem to recall there was a thread on this topic, or at least many posts within a thread on ILC, asking age. There were MANY women in their 40s and early 50s. So much for it being old-lady cancer!

My mother was originally diagnosed with ILC at cusp of her 48th birthday, and she was pre-menopausal. Her mother, and two grandmothers also had breast cancer, diagnosed in 40s-60s, but type (IDC, ILC) unknown.  So, my risk comes from there being a strong family history (including of pre-menopausal, aggressive breast cancer) beyond just my mum.

90% of breast cancer is sporadic so usually your diagnosis - assuming there is not a pattern of other breast cancers or related cancers in the family - would not mean your other family members are at higher risk than the general population.

Hereditary High Risk, Uninformed BRCA Negative Surgery 4/24/2014 Prophylactic mastectomy: Left, Right; Reconstruction (left): Silicone implant; Reconstruction (right): Silicone implant Surgery 3/12/2015 Reconstruction (left): Silicone implant; Reconstruction (right): Silicone implant Surgery 11/14/2019 Reconstruction (left): Silicone implant; Reconstruction (right): Silicone implant Surgery 7/9/2020 Reconstruction (left): Fat grafting; Reconstruction (right): Fat grafting Surgery Reconstruction (left): Fat grafting; Reconstruction (right): Fat grafting Surgery 12/11/2020 Reconstruction (left): Nipple tattoo; Reconstruction (right): Nipple tattoo
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Aug 31, 2014 03:28PM Momine wrote:

Most of us who post here were late 40s/early 50s when DXed, not exactly "old ladies" by any standard.

Dx 6/1/2011, ILC, 5cm, Stage IIIB, Grade 2, 7/23 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Chemotherapy 6/20/2011 Cytoxan (cyclophosphamide), Ellence (epirubicin), Fluorouracil (5-fluorouracil, 5-FU, Adrucil), Taxotere (docetaxel) Surgery 9/13/2011 Mastectomy: Left, Right Radiation Therapy 1/9/2012 Surgery 3/8/2012 Prophylactic ovary removal Hormonal Therapy 4/1/2012 Femara (letrozole)
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Aug 31, 2014 04:05PM vbishop wrote:

My overall prognosis is good, but I worry about my girls and my nieces.  My mom had BC in her 50s, don't know what type.  She had a mastectomy, swore they misdiagnosed her and refused other treatment.  Twenty years later and she's still going strong.

Something to chat with my oncologist about at our next visit.  He was the one who told me my daughters were not at any greater risk, yet my sister's OBGYN suggested she get tested for the BRCA gene (or is it BRAC?  I get confused) because of my diagnosis and my mother having bc.

Thanks for responding ladies!

vjbishop.blogspot.com Dx 9/8/2013, LCIS, 1cm, Stage IA, Grade 2, 0/3 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Dx 9/8/2013, ILC, Left, <1cm, Stage IA, Grade 2, 0/3 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Dx 9/8/2013, LCIS/ILC, Left, 1cm, Stage IA, Grade 2, 0/3 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Surgery 9/28/2013 Lymph node removal: Left, Sentinel Dx 10/8/2013, ILC, <1cm, Stage IA, Grade 2, 0/0 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Dx 10/8/2013, ILC, <1cm, Stage IA, Grade 2, 0/0 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Dx 10/8/2013, LCIS, <1cm, Stage IA, Grade 2, 0/0 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Surgery 10/8/2013 Mastectomy: Left; Prophylactic mastectomy: Right; Reconstruction (left): Tissue expander placement; Reconstruction (right): Tissue expander placement Hormonal Therapy 11/1/2013 Arimidex (anastrozole) Surgery 12/23/2013 Reconstruction (left); Reconstruction (right) Dx 9/2019, ILC, Stage IV, metastasized to liver/other, Grade 2, 0/3 nodes Dx 9/2019, ILC, Left, Stage IV, metastasized to liver/other, Grade 2, 0/3 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Chemotherapy 7/7/2020 Other Targeted Therapy Ibrance (palbociclib) Chemotherapy Chemotherapy AC + T (Taxol)
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Aug 31, 2014 04:15PM kt1966 wrote:

I was in my 30's when I was diagnosed, but I also had a bit of IDC in the mix.

So, no, I don't think its an old ladies cancer!

kt

Age at Diagnosis: 37 Dx 12/11/2003, ILC, 4cm, Stage IIIA, Grade 2, 4/10 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Surgery 12/15/2003 Lymph node removal: Right, Underarm/Axillary; Mastectomy: Right Chemotherapy 2/24/2004 AC Hormonal Therapy 5/19/2004 Tamoxifen pills (Nolvadex, Apo-Tamox, Tamofen, Tamone) Radiation Therapy 5/25/2004 Hormonal Therapy 7/3/2011 Femara (letrozole), Zoladex (goserelin) Surgery 10/7/2013 Prophylactic mastectomy: Left Dx 7/9/2014, ILC, Stage IV, metastasized to bone/lungs, Grade 2, mets, ER+/PR+ Chemotherapy 7/14/2014 Xeloda (capecitabine) Chemotherapy 6/16/2015 Taxol (paclitaxel) Dx 7/8/2016, Stage IV, metastasized to brain/liver Radiation Therapy 7/18/2016 External: Brain Chemotherapy 8/29/2016 Navelbine (vinorelbine) Chemotherapy 10/18/2016 Cytoxan (cyclophosphamide), Methotrexate (Amethopterin, Mexate, Folex)
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Aug 31, 2014 04:56PM rozem wrote:

my good friend had ILC at 35 - she is 6 years out and doing great (big 5 cm tumor)

FEC-DH, LUMP, 25 RADS, TAMOX, BMSX with LD flap (worst surgery ever) Dx 8/2011, IDC, 2cm, Stage IIA, Grade 3, 0/2 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2+
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Sep 1, 2014 10:30AM Evgeniya wrote:

hello!  36 years old. Blody hell and hell i live inn.... my son is 8 and he s got nobody but me ..... old lady cancer? Ha ha ha i wish...

DX 27.03.2014 ILC 42mm grade 2 1 /11 node positive 7.5mm extranodal spread present focal. Lumpectomy. Axillary dissection. ER/PR Positive 90% HER 2 Negative. Ki-67 -6% . 25 extensive Rads , Zolodex
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Sep 1, 2014 10:34AM Evgeniya wrote:

am i the yongest here? Well beat all statisticks up again.....   i wish i would be old lady when diagnosed when children grow up... it would be easier..

DX 27.03.2014 ILC 42mm grade 2 1 /11 node positive 7.5mm extranodal spread present focal. Lumpectomy. Axillary dissection. ER/PR Positive 90% HER 2 Negative. Ki-67 -6% . 25 extensive Rads , Zolodex
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Sep 1, 2014 11:40AM vlnrph wrote:

Couple of thoughts: as DiveCat recalls, many of us put age at diagnosis in the long "ILC - the Odd One Out" thread. Historically, film mammograms did not detect our tumors until they were quite large and growing for several years. Also, most of our older sisters may not use computers or be on line in this type of forum to offer their experience.

Vbishop, you would probably be the best candidate for genetic testing in your family at present unless your sister also has breast or ovarian cancer. The panels now on the market go far beyond the basic BRCA 1/2 and the cost has come way down since the Supreme Court decision which invalidated the Myriad company patent. Ask for a referral to a counselor at your clinic who can assess the situation.

IDC too! 🎻💊👪🐩 🇫🇮 🌹🦋 Rt MX+DIEP 4-2011; ALND 5-2011 d/t micromets; TC X 4; tamoxifen; lymphedema 9-2011; switch to letrozole 3-2014 for 1 yr; bone mets 8-2018: Zometa, rads to spine, Faslodex/Versenio Dx 3/7/2011, ILC, 2cm, Stage IIA, Grade 2, 1/25 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2-
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Sep 1, 2014 11:51AM wallycat wrote:

I was 49, 1 month before turning 50.  I was still having regular periods.

Dx 4/07 1 month before turning 50; ILC 1.8cm, ER+/PR+, HER2 neg., Stage 1, Grade 2, 0/5 nodes. Onco score 20, Bilateral Mast., tamoxifen 3-1/2 years, arimidex-completed 4/20/2012
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Sep 1, 2014 08:49PM Mischief46 wrote:

I am 46 and menopausal.

Dx 4/14/2014, ILC, <1cm, Stage IA, Grade 1, 0/5 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Dx 5/19/2014, LCIS Surgery 5/19/2014 Mastectomy: Right; Prophylactic mastectomy: Left; Reconstruction (left): Tissue expander placement; Reconstruction (right): Tissue expander placement Hormonal Therapy 6/1/2014 Surgery 9/10/2014 Reconstruction (left); Reconstruction (right)
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Sep 1, 2014 11:13PM trail2 wrote:

I was 48 when I was diagnosed and pre menopausal.  My cancer surgeon said it had most likely been there for 6-8 years.  I had been having mammograms, but never showed.  I had an ultra sound after feeling a lump.  MRI and further ultrasound discovered two  more tumors.  Total of 3,,  I would recommend your daughters getting ultrasound along with mammogram since ILC tends to be invisible on mammograms.  Good Luck,  

BMX 3/2/11 , Oncotype DX 25, Taxotere/Cytoxin x4,, Tamoxifen for 5 yrs, Exchange surgery 7/20/11, Nipple reconstruction 9/7/11, Revision, fat grafting, and nipple augmentation 8/7/12 Dx 1/27/2011, ILC, Right, 1cm, Grade 2, 0/7 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2-
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Sep 2, 2014 05:48AM Racy wrote:

I was 48. That was nearly 4 years ago!

Dx 2010, ILC, 2cm, Stage IIA, Grade 3, 0/22 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2-
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Sep 2, 2014 06:20AM Purplegurll wrote:

I am 49 pre-menopausal at time of diagnosis. Mine is combined ILC and IDC. 

Dx 2/2008, DCIS, 1cm, Stage 0, 0/0 nodes, ER-/PR-, HER2- Surgery 5/1/2008 Lumpectomy: Left Radiation Therapy 6/1/2008 Breast Dx 5/2014, ILC, 3cm, Stage IIB, Grade 2, 3/6 nodes, ER-/PR-, HER2- Chemotherapy 8/22/2014 AC Chemotherapy 10/31/2014 Carboplatin (Paraplatin), Taxol (paclitaxel) Dx 1/2016, Stage IV, metastasized to bone, ER-/PR-, HER2- Surgery Mastectomy: Left; Prophylactic mastectomy: Right; Reconstruction (left): Latissimus dorsi flap, Silicone implant; Reconstruction (right): Latissimus dorsi flap, Silicone implant Chemotherapy Xeloda (capecitabine)
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Sep 2, 2014 07:00AM MrsDarcy wrote:

I was 45 at dx.   

Just had a clear mammogram and ultrasound and coming up on my one year NED :)

Dx 9/12/2013, ILC, Left, 3cm, Stage IIA, Grade 2, 0/1 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Radiation Therapy 12/25/2013 Breast
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Sep 2, 2014 11:22AM momand2kids wrote:

Was 48 when dx--clear mammo 6 months prior-- pre menopause.... definitely not just for "old ladies"....

Dx 10/29/2008, ILC, 2cm, Stage IIA, Grade 2, 0/1 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Surgery 11/25/2008 Lumpectomy: Right Chemotherapy 1/16/2009 Adriamycin (doxorubicin) Radiation Therapy 3/23/2009 Breast Hormonal Therapy 6/15/2009 Femara (letrozole)
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Sep 2, 2014 12:56PM Annette_U wrote:

Old Lady Cancer! Is that said to comfort us. Shame we could all not time getting it at 65-75 so then we'd survive another 15 years, right! Too bad many or us got this before 55 (the reality) . I found out about mine within a week of turning 50 , I ran every day and was in better shape then many women in their 30's.  I guess some "Experts" figure we should live in the movie "Logan's Run" - then we wouldn't have to bother with "Old Lady Diseases"

Dx 4/13/2013, ILC, 5cm, Stage IIIA, Grade 1, 0/5 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Chemotherapy 4/18/2013 Cytoxan (cyclophosphamide), Ellence (epirubicin), Fluorouracil (5-fluorouracil, 5-FU, Adrucil), Taxol (paclitaxel) Surgery 10/29/2013 Lymph node removal: Left, Underarm/Axillary; Mastectomy: Left, Right; Prophylactic mastectomy: Right; Reconstruction (left): Tissue expander placement; Reconstruction (right): Tissue expander placement Hormonal Therapy 12/15/2013 Femara (letrozole), Tamoxifen pills (Nolvadex, Apo-Tamox, Tamofen, Tamone) Radiation Therapy 1/7/2014 Breast, Lymph nodes Surgery 8/6/2014 Reconstruction (left); Reconstruction (right) Surgery 11/25/2014 Reconstruction (left): Nipple reconstruction; Reconstruction (right): Nipple reconstruction Surgery 9/1/2015 Prophylactic ovary removal Surgery
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Sep 2, 2014 02:51PM - edited Sep 2, 2014 02:52PM by Lojo

I was 41, and yes, my surgeon was surprised when he read the pathology report and did say that it was typically old lady cancer.  (mom was 45 when diagnosed - not sure what type she had).

dx at 41, ILC, stage 2a, 4cm, 0/1 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2-, grade 1, BMX 11/2013, tamoxif 1/2014
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Sep 3, 2014 10:46AM NorthwindsGS wrote:

I was 45 when diagnosed with ILC and also IDC.  Hope I get to be a old lady!

Cowgirls don't cry, ride baby ride. Dx 10/11/2013, ILC, 1cm, Stage IIA, Grade 2, 1/2 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Surgery 10/29/2013 Lumpectomy: Right; Lymph node removal: Right, Sentinel Chemotherapy 11/20/2013 AC + T (Taxol) Hormonal Therapy 4/20/2014 Radiation Therapy 4/28/2014 Breast, Lymph nodes
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Sep 3, 2014 09:49PM gemini4 wrote:

48 and pre-menopausal at Dx -- all my oncologists called me "young".

Age 48 at Dx, pre-menopause / OncoType score 16, no chemo Dx 12/7/2012, ILC, 1cm, Stage IB, 0/2 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Surgery 12/18/2012 Lumpectomy: Left; Lymph node removal: Left, Sentinel Surgery 1/14/2013 Lumpectomy: Left Radiation Therapy 2/10/2013 Breast, Lymph nodes Hormonal Therapy 4/3/2013 Tamoxifen pills (Nolvadex, Apo-Tamox, Tamofen, Tamone)
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Sep 4, 2014 07:06PM awb wrote:

my mom was 57 and post-meno when diagnosed with ILC. (I was 46 when diagnosed with LCIS).  My doctors and my 2 sisters doctors have always said that we are at double the risk of bc due to my mom's bc. For your doctor to say your daughter's aren't at a higher risk, just doesn't make any sense. (even if  one isn't BRCA positive, the risk is still somewhat increased due to a primary relative having bc--a mom, daughter or sister).

anne

"I don't know what the future holds, but I know who holds the future" Dx 9/5/2003, LCIS, Stage 0, 0/0 nodes Surgery 9/16/2003 Lumpectomy: Right Hormonal Therapy 10/30/2003 Tamoxifen pills (Nolvadex, Apo-Tamox, Tamofen, Tamone) Surgery 4/5/2005 Prophylactic ovary removal Hormonal Therapy 2/28/2009 Evista (raloxifene)
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Sep 5, 2014 12:57PM Alloway wrote:

I was diagnosed 12 days after my 46th birthday and was pre-menopausal. 7cm spread, HER2 positive and the Oncologist said it was an aggressive cancer and they would treat it aggressively. Old lady cancer? My a..e!!

Dx 9/26/2006, ILC, 6cm+, Stage IIIB, Grade 2, 2/5 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2+ Surgery 11/8/2006 Mastectomy: Left Chemotherapy 1/3/2007 Taxotere (docetaxel) Radiation Therapy 6/7/2007 Breast, Lymph nodes Hormonal Therapy 7/8/2007 Arimidex (anastrozole) Targeted Therapy 7/25/2007 Herceptin (trastuzumab) Surgery 1/9/2008 Prophylactic ovary removal
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Sep 5, 2014 01:33PM anotherNYCGirl wrote:

I was diagnosed with ILC years ago, - 4 days after my 49th birthday.

Dx 1998, DCIS, Stage 0 Surgery 3/17/1998 Lumpectomy: Left Dx 6/2000, ILC, Stage IA, 0/3 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Surgery 7/10/2000 Lumpectomy: Right; Lymph node removal: Right, Sentinel Chemotherapy 7/31/2000 CMF Hormonal Therapy 2/11/2001 Tamoxifen pills (Nolvadex, Apo-Tamox, Tamofen, Tamone) Radiation Therapy 2/11/2001 Breast Hormonal Therapy 2/11/2006 Femara (letrozole) Dx 2/2014, ILC, Grade 3, 0/3 nodes, ER-/PR-, HER2- Surgery 3/24/2014 Lymph node removal: Left, Right; Mastectomy: Left, Right; Reconstruction (left): Tissue expander placement; Reconstruction (right): Tissue expander placement Chemotherapy 5/1/2014 AC + T (Taxol) Surgery 11/19/2014 Reconstruction (left); Reconstruction (right) Surgery 1/13/2015 Reconstruction (right): Tissue expander placement Surgery 5/27/2015 Reconstruction (right): Latissimus dorsi flap, Silicone implant Surgery 2/21/2016 Reconstruction (left): Fat grafting, Nipple reconstruction; Reconstruction (right): Fat grafting, Nipple reconstruction
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Sep 5, 2014 01:44PM victoriasecret wrote:

I was diagnosed in June 09 I turned 50 in August 09....it probably had been there for years !!!l

love n light Cheryl

Dx 6/15/2009, ILC, 6cm+, Stage IIIC, Grade 2, 11/25 nodes, ER+/PR-, HER2- Surgery 7/31/2009 Lymph node removal: Left; Mastectomy: Left, Right; Prophylactic mastectomy: Right Chemotherapy 8/31/2009 AC + T (Taxol) Radiation Therapy 1/1/2010 Breast, Lymph nodes Hormonal Therapy 1/1/2010 Arimidex (anastrozole)
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Sep 5, 2014 02:50PM RobinLK wrote:

DX was 1 month after turning 49. Pre-menopausal. 

Mixed BC: PILC with a little IDC thrown in to make things interesting. Extra nodal extension and LVI. Dx 10/11/2013, ILC/IDC, Right, 2cm, Stage IIIA, Grade 3, 9/9 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2+ (FISH) Surgery 10/29/2013 Lumpectomy: Right; Lymph node removal: Right, Sentinel, Underarm/Axillary Surgery 11/14/2013 Mastectomy: Right Chemotherapy 12/4/2013 AC Targeted Therapy 1/30/2014 Herceptin (trastuzumab) Chemotherapy 1/30/2014 Taxol (paclitaxel) Hormonal Therapy 5/2/2014 Tamoxifen pills (Nolvadex, Apo-Tamox, Tamofen, Tamone) Radiation Therapy 5/27/2014 Breast, Lymph nodes Surgery 10/5/2015 Prophylactic ovary removal Hormonal Therapy 8/8/2016 Femara (letrozole) Hormonal Therapy 9/20/2016 Aromasin (exemestane) Hormonal Therapy 10/23/2016 Arimidex (anastrozole)
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Sep 5, 2014 05:46PM yogamama wrote:

43 at dx.  Sigh.  Felt the best I ever have the day before I got diagnosed.  I'm vegetarian, thin, yoga instructor, no smoking, no family history, nursed  my babies for a total of SIX years….did it all right to dodge this bullet.  Yet, here I am.  After chemo and now radiation, I DO feel like an old lady. Best to all of you in this boat with me.  I'll ride it out as long I as I can, if it'll let me be here for my kids!

Dx 1/2014, ILC, 5cm, Stage IIIA, Grade 2, 7/34 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Surgery 2/19/2014 Mastectomy: Left; Prophylactic mastectomy: Right Surgery 3/17/2014 Lymph node removal: Left, Underarm/Axillary Chemotherapy 4/17/2014 Adriamycin (doxorubicin), Cytoxan (cyclophosphamide), Fluorouracil (5-fluorouracil, 5-FU, Adrucil), Taxol (paclitaxel) Radiation Therapy 9/1/2014 Breast, Lymph nodes Surgery 9/12/2015 Prophylactic ovary removal Hormonal Therapy 10/12/2016 Femara (letrozole)
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Sep 6, 2014 12:25PM Kiss77 wrote:

35 at dx. But the lump has been there at least 4 years before dx. All the doctors that I have visited during this 4 years told me not to worry!

Christina

Dx 3/8/2013, ILC, 4cm, Stage IIIA, Grade 2, 5/8 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Chemotherapy 3/21/2013 CEF Surgery 7/1/2013 Lymph node removal: Left, Sentinel, Underarm/Axillary; Mastectomy: Left Chemotherapy 7/21/2013 Taxotere (docetaxel) Radiation Therapy 10/11/2013 Breast, Lymph nodes Hormonal Therapy 10/21/2013 Dx 7/2014, ILC, Stage IV, ER+/PR+, HER2- Targeted Therapy 8/19/2014 Avastin (bevacizumab) Chemotherapy 8/19/2014 Taxol (paclitaxel) Chemotherapy 9/17/2014 Carboplatin (Paraplatin), Navelbine (vinorelbine) Chemotherapy 7/20/2015 Xeloda (capecitabine)
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Sep 7, 2014 12:35AM Holeinone wrote:

I think I win the ol' lady award so far...dx July of 2013, I had just turned 58. Stage 3, with  extranodal extension. 

I have been thankful that my kids are adults with good jobs. They have been very supportive. My heart breaks for those of you with young children. My treatment was aggressive, horrific, but over, except for the Arimidex. 

Spinal mets Surgery 7/22/2013 Lumpectomy: Left Chemotherapy 8/22/2013 AC + T (Taxol) Radiation Therapy 12/23/2013 Breast, Lymph nodes Dx 3/3/2016, ILC, Left, 1cm, Stage IV, metastasized to liver, Grade 2, 6/7 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2-

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