Topic: Poll - How old were you when dx with BC

Forum: Stage IV/Metastatic Breast Cancer ONLY — Please respect that this forum is for members with stage IV/metastatic breast cancer ONLY. There is a separate forum for caregivers and friends: Caring for Someone with Stage IV or Mets.

Posted on: Feb 15, 2009 08:33PM - edited Feb 15, 2009 08:36PM by Times3

Posted on: Feb 15, 2009 08:33PM - edited Feb 15, 2009 08:36PM by Times3

Times3 wrote:

I am just curious to find out how old all of you were when first being dx'ed with BC (I don't need to know the year, I hate math so I wouldn't try to figure out how old you are now anyway).  It just bothers me that they are still promoting waiting until you are 40 to get a mammo.

I was 29 when I was first dx with BC, 34 with loc reoccurance and 36 with Mets to liver. Good thing I didn't wait till I was 40!

My Onc suggests that my daughter get a mammo five years before I was dx'ed.  She is almost 18 now! Also, I don't know if I have the BRCA gene or not, we are gettng ready to start that process but it scares me to know that I could have passed this to my daughter.

Kendra Dx 12/2008, IDC, 1cm, Stage IV, Grade 2, 0/1 nodes, mets, ER+/PR+, HER2-
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Dec 6, 2017 11:11PM Mamabear80 wrote:

36

Dx 5/31/2017, DCIS/IDC, Left, Stage IB, Grade 3, 0/5 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Surgery 8/7/2017 Mastectomy: Left; Prophylactic mastectomy: Right; Reconstruction (left): Tissue expander placement; Reconstruction (right): Tissue expander placement
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Mar 24, 2018 04:00PM Minetta57 wrote:

how are you doing and how did you find out it was bc?

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Mar 11, 2022 07:11AM karin777 wrote:

I was 37

Hormonal Therapy 7/4/2019 Liquid tamoxifen (Soltamox) Chemotherapy 8/1/2019 AC Radiation Therapy 11/4/2019 Whole breast: Right breast, Chest wall, Lymph nodes Surgery 1/14/2021 Reconstruction (Right): Tissue Expander Local Metastases Thoracentesis or paracentesis: Liver, Lungs, Abdomen Local Metastases Thoracentesis or paracentesis: Bone, Liver, Abdomen
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Mar 11, 2022 07:39AM kell001 wrote:

Hi I was 31. Stage 1

Again at 37. Stage 1

Again at 47. Stage 4/Liver met

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Mar 11, 2022 08:58AM jo-jo2018 wrote:

40 stage IIb (1st mammo)

44 stage IV

Chemotherapy 7/9/2018 Other Hormonal Therapy 10/29/2018 Tamoxifen pills (Nolvadex, Apo-Tamox, Tamofen, Tamone) Radiation Therapy 1/28/2022 Lymph nodes Radiation Therapy 3/1/2022 Lymph nodes Hormonal Therapy 3/1/2022 Femara (letrozole) Targeted Therapy 3/1/2022 Kisqali Chemotherapy 4/1/2022 FAC Chemotherapy 9/1/2022 Other Chemotherapy 9/1/2022 Other Dx IDC, nodes, Stage IV, Grade 3, ER+/PR-, HER2- Dx IDC, Right, Stage IIB, Grade 3, ER+/PR+, HER2-
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Mar 11, 2022 09:27AM amontro wrote:

I was 66 and diagnosed Stage 4 Denovo.

For about 20 years, I had several tumors/cysts aspirated in one of my breasts, usually twice a year by a general surgeon. They all came back benign.

One year I missed a mammogram, so when I finally had it, it was Stage 4, had a single mastectomy (new breast surgeon), radiation, and chemo. I've been on the same chemo since 2008,when I was told I didn't have long to go.

I agree, too many young people are on this thread.

2008 Stg 4 DeNo: lung/spine, mx, rx, herceptin/arimidex til now, reconx 2011; Zometa 2010, side fx oral ulcers wbone exposed (to present); 2019 stop Zometa w/onset of osteo-necrosis (lower left jaw), losing parts of jaw bones til present. Dx 9/2008, Stage IV, Grade 3, mets, HER2-
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Mar 11, 2022 11:14AM simone80 wrote:

40

Dx 7/2001, IDC, Right, 1cm, Stage IIIA, Grade 3, 7/13 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Dx 1/2019, IDC, 1cm, Stage IV, metastasized to bone/other, ER+/PR+, HER2- Targeted Therapy Ibrance (palbociclib) Hormonal Therapy Femara (letrozole)
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Mar 11, 2022 05:40PM kikomoon wrote:

40 Stage IV de novo, first mammogram. From the looks of this thread, the recommended age should be lowered.

Dx 10/16/2020, IDC, Left, 6cm+, Stage IV, metastasized to brain/bone/liver/lungs, Grade 2, ER-/PR-, HER2+ Chemotherapy Xeloda (capecitabine) Targeted Therapy Herceptin (trastuzumab) Targeted Therapy Tukysa (tucatinib) Radiation Therapy External Targeted Therapy Perjeta (pertuzumab) Targeted Therapy Herceptin (trastuzumab) Chemotherapy Taxol (paclitaxel) Local Metastases Brain
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Mar 12, 2022 07:15AM angy888 wrote:

22 Stg. 1b

31 Stg,4

Surgery 11/4/2009 Lumpectomy (Left) Surgery 4/4/2018 Mastectomy (Left): Radical Chemotherapy 7/19/2018 CMF Radiation Therapy 11/19/2018 Whole breast: Left breast, Chest wall Hormonal Therapy 1/7/2019 Liquid tamoxifen (Soltamox)
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Mar 12, 2022 03:34PM exbrnxgrl wrote:

A dead thread revival!

Dx IDC, Left, 4cm, Stage IV, Grade 1, 1/15 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2-

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