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Posted on: Jan 12, 2018 10:58PM - edited Jan 18, 2018 10:42PM by jobur

jobur wrote:

It is with great sadness that I must share the news that our dear friend LindaE passed from this world yesterday afternoon. Her sister Martine related that Linda passed peacefully and with dignity.

This has already been posted on a few threads, but Linda has been a kind, compassionate, and upbeat presence on these board for several years and I'm sure there are many more whose lives she touched who would want to know.

Please keep her family and friends in your thoughts and prayers as they go through these difficult days.

Reposez-vous bien ma belle ami.

Edited to add link to Linda's obituary. 


"What do you know, and what do you just believe?" Linda Hogan "Power" Surgery 7/1/2014 Lumpectomy: Left Dx 8/1/2014, IDC, 1cm, Stage IV, Grade 2, 4/7 nodes, mets, ER+/PR+, HER2- Hormonal Therapy 8/4/2014 Arimidex (anastrozole) Hormonal Therapy 4/30/2015 Faslodex (fulvestrant) Targeted Therapy 8/17/2015 Ibrance (palbociclib)
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Jan 12, 2018 11:29PM - edited Jan 12, 2018 11:31PM by ShetlandPony

Oh, I am so sorry to hear this. I didn't happen to read a thread where she posted that she would be going on hospice, so I did not get to "speak" with her recently. I am thankful to know she passed peacefully and with dignity Sending my condolences to her sister and other family and friends.

2011 Stage I ILC ER+PR+ Her2- 1.5 cm grade 1, ITCs sn . Lumpectomy, radiation, tamoxifen. 2014 Stage IV ILC ER+PR+Her2- grade 2, mets to breast , liver. Taxol NEAD. 2015,2016 Ibrance+letrozole. 2017 Faslodex+Afnitor; Xeloda. 2018 Xeloda NEAD
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Jan 13, 2018 01:31AM Groovywilma wrote:

So sorry to hear this. My condolences to Linda's family and friends during this difficult time. I hope they find strength and peace. Ugh cancer.

Dx 1/3/2011, IDC, 2cm, Stage IV, Grade 2, mets, ER+/PR+, HER2- Hormonal Therapy 7/25/2013 Faslodex (fulvestrant) Hormonal Therapy 9/2/2015 Femara (letrozole) Targeted Therapy 9/2/2015 Ibrance (palbociclib) Chemotherapy 12/18/2015 Xeloda (capecitabine) Chemotherapy 4/7/2016 Gemzar (gemcitabine) Chemotherapy 3/31/2017 Navelbine (vinorelbine) Chemotherapy 4/21/2017 Taxol (paclitaxel) Chemotherapy 10/4/2017 Carboplatin (Paraplatin), Taxotere (docetaxel) Hormonal Therapy Tamoxifen pills (Nolvadex, Apo-Tamox, Tamofen, Tamone) Hormonal Therapy Arimidex (anastrozole)
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Jan 13, 2018 01:52AM JFL wrote:

Jobur, this is LindaE54? I did read she decided to stop treatments a few days ago. I am saddened to hear this. Thank you for letting us know. My thoughts and prayers are with her family right now.

Chart your own course. Dx at 30. Dx with mets at 38 while pregnant. Extensive liver and bone involvement. Currently on Doxil and XGeva. Recently had Y90 liver radioembolization. ER+/PR+, HER2 equivocal (IHC)/negative (FISH) as of 8/2017 liver biopsy. Dx 9/2006, IDC, Stage IIB, Grade 3, ER+/PR+, HER2- (FISH) Surgery 9/22/2006 Mastectomy: Left, Right Chemotherapy 11/5/2006 Adriamycin (doxorubicin), Cytoxan (cyclophosphamide), Taxotere (docetaxel) Hormonal Therapy 3/15/2007 Tamoxifen pills (Nolvadex, Apo-Tamox, Tamofen, Tamone) Dx 12/2014, IDC, Stage IV, metastasized to bone/liver/other, Grade 3, ER+/PR-, HER2- Surgery 12/26/2014 Prophylactic ovary removal Hormonal Therapy 12/26/2014 Aromasin (exemestane), Faslodex (fulvestrant) Targeted Therapy 6/18/2015 Ibrance (palbociclib) Chemotherapy 3/10/2016 Xeloda (capecitabine) Hormonal Therapy 5/13/2017 Aromasin (exemestane) Targeted Therapy 5/13/2017 Afinitor (everolimus) Chemotherapy 8/18/2017 Abraxane (albumin-bound or nab-paclitaxel) Chemotherapy 3/23/2018 Doxil (doxorubicin) Radiation Therapy 4/9/2018 Liver
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Jan 13, 2018 07:33AM SusieM49 wrote:

I'm sorry to hear this news. Send we are reading new names frequently on these boards of women who have passed. I pray comfort for her family.

Dx 1/10/2016, IBC, Right, Stage IIIB, ER-/PR-, HER2- Surgery 10/17/2016 Reconstruction (left): Silicone implant; Reconstruction (right): Silicone implant
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Jan 13, 2018 12:09PM exbrnxgrl wrote:

So sorry to hear of her passing. My condolences to her friends and family

Bilateral mx 9/7/11 with one step ns reconstruction. As of 11/21/11, 2cm met to upper left femur Dx 7/8/2011, IDC, Left, 4cm, Grade 1, 1/15 nodes, mets, ER+/PR+, HER2- Surgery 9/7/2011 Lymph node removal: Left; Mastectomy: Left, Right; Reconstruction (left); Reconstruction (right) Dx 11/2011, IDC, Left, 4cm, Stage IV, Grade 1, 1/15 nodes, mets, ER+/PR+, HER2- Hormonal Therapy 11/21/2011 Arimidex (anastrozole) Radiation Therapy 11/21/2011 Bone Hormonal Therapy 6/19/2014 Femara (letrozole)
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Jan 13, 2018 02:27PM Lindalou wrote:

Thanks Jo for posting this. If anyone would like to send a card to her family, you may pm me and I will give you the address. I have been texting with her sister. I'm heartbroken.

tu vas me manquer

Linda Dx 11/1/2007, ILC, Left, Stage IIB, Grade 3, ER+/PR+, HER2- Dx 8/2009, Stage IV, metastasized to bone Dx 5/13/2014 Targeted Therapy 4/20/2017 Ibrance (palbociclib) Chemotherapy 10/1/2017 Carboplatin (Paraplatin), Gemzar (gemcitabine) Chemotherapy 10/22/2017 Xeloda (capecitabine) Radiation Therapy External: Bone Radiation Therapy External: Bone Surgery Mastectomy: Left, Right Hormonal Therapy Aromasin (exemestane), Faslodex (fulvestrant), Femara (letrozole) Radiation Therapy External: Bone Radiation Therapy Bone
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Jan 13, 2018 10:51PM annieoakley wrote:

Thanks Jo for doing this. Linda was one of the first to greet me on the bone mets thread. We just connected immediately and pm'd each other often. She was always there to encourage me and keep me positive. She was beautiful inside and out, and I'm absolutely heartbroken to learn of her passing. Rest in peace my beautiful friend.

Surgery 5/8/2012 Lumpectomy: Left; Lymph node removal: Left, Sentinel Surgery 8/23/2012 Mastectomy: Left; Reconstruction (left): Tissue expander placement Hormonal Therapy 9/28/2012 Surgery 2/1/2013 Prophylactic mastectomy: Right; Reconstruction (right): Tissue expander placement Surgery 6/12/2013 Prophylactic ovary removal Surgery 9/4/2013 Reconstruction (left); Reconstruction (right) Dx 9/3/2014, IDC, 1cm, Stage IV, Grade 1, 0/0 nodes, mets, ER+/PR+, HER2- Hormonal Therapy 9/4/2014 Femara (letrozole) Radiation Therapy 12/1/2014 Bone
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Jan 13, 2018 10:54PM jensgotthis wrote:

Adding my love for Linda. She was such a wonderful woman and was so encouraging to me and many others. It’s so hard to get my mind around these losses

Dx 12/3/2015, IDC: Tubular, Left, 2cm, Stage IV, metastasized to bone, Grade 1, 0/12 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Chemotherapy 1/5/2016 Cytoxan (cyclophosphamide), Taxotere (docetaxel) Radiation Therapy 5/2/2016 External: Bone Hormonal Therapy 5/24/2016 Surgery 5/25/2016 Lymph node removal: Left; Mastectomy: Left Targeted Therapy 9/14/2016 Ibrance (palbociclib) Hormonal Therapy 9/14/2016 Femara (letrozole) Radiation Therapy Whole-breast: Breast, Lymph nodes, Chest wall Targeted Therapy

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