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Topic: Grade 3 long term survivors

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

Posted on: Nov 28, 2017 07:10AM

Manc wrote:

Hi diagnosed last year with a primary breast cancer aggressive Grade 3 in two nodes. I wondered if anyone had long-term survivor stories. I'm terrified of secondary and have read lots of posts of survival but they tend to be stage 3 but grade 1 or maybe 2. Is there anyone with a Grade 3 in nodes with a positive story. Thanks ahead.

Dec 2016 36 mm Grade 3 in 2 nodes Er6 Pr 4 Her-
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Nov 28, 2017 07:24AM Spookiesmom wrote:

Almost 6 years from BMX, 11 nodes out. Doing great😎.

Dx IDC, Stage IIIA, Grade 3
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Dec 4, 2017 07:47AM kz_3298 wrote:

Thanks Spookiesmom for the encouraging story.

I was reviewing another thread in stage IV, and it seems that most of them were grade 3 who eventually developed to stage IV. I guess it is true that grade 3 tumor tends to be more aggressive and likely to spread. :(

Hope more long term grade 3 survivors will chime in. Bumping up the thread.

https://community.breastcancer.org/forum/8/topics/...


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Dec 4, 2017 08:34AM Jackster51 wrote:

6 years for me too! Doing well :-)


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Dec 4, 2017 08:40AM ruthbru wrote:

11 years in February....doing fine!

"Invisible threads are the strongest ties." Friedrich Nietzsche Dx 2/2007, Stage IIA, Grade 3, 0/11 nodes, ER+/PR-, HER2-
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Dec 4, 2017 08:52AM SpecialK wrote:

Grade 3, two positive nodes, Her2+ and 7 years out this past September.

BMX w/ TE 11/1/10, ALND 12/6/10. 15 additional surgeries. TCHx6 2/17-6/2/11. Herceptin until 1/19/12. Femara 8/1/11, Arimidex 6/20/12, back to Femara 6/18/13-present. Dx 9/27/2010, IDC, Right, 2cm, Stage IIB, Grade 3, 2/14 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2+ (IHC) Dx 9/27/2010, DCIS, Stage 0, Grade 3
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Dec 4, 2017 09:01AM Manc wrote:

Thanks so much everyone feeling quite down before but lovely to hear fellow Grade 3s doing well. Let's hope for more positive stories .

Dec 2016 36 mm Grade 3 in 2 nodes Er6 Pr 4 Her-
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Feb 28, 2018 12:31PM Manc wrote:

bump

Dec 2016 36 mm Grade 3 in 2 nodes Er6 Pr 4 Her-
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Feb 28, 2018 01:40PM - edited Feb 28, 2018 05:55PM by Indigo29

Hey Manc , I've been thinking about that too so thank you for posting the question and thank you to all the lovely ladies who responded back to say that they are doing well!


Dx 1/2017, IDC, Left, 1cm, Stage IIA, Grade 3, 1/3 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Surgery 3/2/2017 Lumpectomy: Left; Lymph node removal: Left, Sentinel Chemotherapy 4/9/2017 AC + T (Taxol) Hormonal Therapy Femara (letrozole) Radiation Therapy Whole-breast: Breast
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Feb 28, 2018 02:02PM slousha wrote:

Hi,

8 years last November! Al the best!

Usha

Dx 11/13/2009, IDC, 1cm, Stage IIIA, Grade 3, 7/15 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2+
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Feb 28, 2018 04:19PM wallan wrote:

14 years out - grade 3, 7 cm tumor....


wallan

Dx 3/29/2004, IDC, Right, 6cm+, Stage IIIA, Grade 3, 2/18 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Surgery 3/31/2004 Lymph node removal: Right, Underarm/Axillary; Mastectomy: Right Chemotherapy 5/31/2004 AC + T (Taxol) Radiation Therapy 11/30/2004 Whole-breast: Breast, Lymph nodes, Chest wall Dx 1/25/2017, LCIS/DCIS/ILC/IDC/IDC: Mucinous/IDC: Cribriform, Left, <1cm, Stage IB, Grade 2, 0/4 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Surgery 3/7/2017 Lymph node removal: Sentinel; Mastectomy: Left; Reconstruction (left): Tissue expander placement; Reconstruction (right): Fat grafting Hormonal Therapy Aromasin (exemestane), Tamoxifen pills (Nolvadex, Apo-Tamox, Tamofen, Tamone)
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Feb 28, 2018 04:39PM PrincessButtercup wrote:

Thank you for this thread. Just wonderful to hear the good news of so many!

Dx 11/15/2017, IDC, Left, 1cm, Stage IA, Grade 3, 0/2 nodes, ER+/PR-, HER2- Surgery 12/5/2017 Lumpectomy: Left; Lymph node removal: Sentinel Chemotherapy 1/22/2018 Adriamycin (doxorubicin), Cytoxan (cyclophosphamide), Taxotere (docetaxel) Radiation Therapy 5/1/2018 Whole-breast: Breast
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Mar 1, 2018 01:20AM Manc wrote:

Thanks everyone lovely to read the positives really helps those at the beginning of the journey .

Dec 2016 36 mm Grade 3 in 2 nodes Er6 Pr 4 Her-
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Mar 1, 2018 08:06AM balance wrote:

As you can see from my stats, working on 6 years:).

Dx 5/3/2012, IDC, 1cm, Stage IIA, Grade 3, 1/15 nodes, ER+/PR-, HER2- Surgery 5/8/2012 Lumpectomy: Right; Lymph node removal: Right, Underarm/Axillary Chemotherapy 6/13/2012 Adriamycin (doxorubicin), Cytoxan (cyclophosphamide), Fluorouracil (5-fluorouracil, 5-FU, Adrucil) Hormonal Therapy 10/7/2012 Arimidex (anastrozole) Radiation Therapy 10/9/2012 Breast, Lymph nodes
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May 15, 2018 05:22AM Manc wrote:

bump thank you

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May 15, 2018 03:57PM - edited May 15, 2018 03:58PM by Sophiemara

Grade 3, also 2 nodes..not so much long term, 2.5 years out, but also great to see how many others. Looking at the board seems like ER+, could counterbalance the grade 3 for better survival.

Dx 9/2015, IDC, Right, 6cm+, Stage IIIB, Grade 3, 2/14 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Hormonal Therapy Arimidex (anastrozole), Zoladex (goserelin) Radiation Therapy Whole-breast: Breast, Lymph nodes, Chest wall Chemotherapy AC + T (Taxol) Surgery Mastectomy: Left, Right; Reconstruction (left): Latissimus dorsi flap; Reconstruction (right): Latissimus dorsi flap
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May 16, 2018 01:01AM Manc wrote:

Thanks Sophiemara for your answer. Yes I agree about Er Status though sometimes worry as I was a 6 on the Allred Score and hope this is high enough for a good response.

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May 18, 2018 11:08AM cajunqueen15 wrote:

Hey, hey! I am loving this thread, keep 'em coming! My tumors were so aggressive that my pathologist called my surgeon! And I'm not a long-term survivor but I'm still here almost 3 years later!

35 @ dx. BRCA2. Disciple, wife, mother of twins (5) & son (3), attorney. e3 trial (complete). Blue/MammaPrint, High-risk Luminal B. Prolia (start 6/16). Dx 7/22/2015, DCIS, Left, <1cm, Stage 0, Grade 3, ER+/PR+, HER2- Dx 8/28/2015, IDC, Left, 1cm, Stage IIA, Grade 3, 2/11 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Surgery 8/28/2015 Lymph node removal: Sentinel, Underarm/Axillary; Mastectomy: Left, Right; Reconstruction (left): Tissue expander placement; Reconstruction (right): Silicone implant Surgery 4/12/2016 Prophylactic ovary removal Hormonal Therapy 4/19/2016 Arimidex (anastrozole) Surgery 8/1/2017 Reconstruction (left): Silicone implant Radiation Therapy Whole-breast: Breast, Lymph nodes, Chest wall Chemotherapy AC + T (Taxol)
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May 18, 2018 10:18PM jgbartlett wrote:

Not such a success story but I'm still here.

2011 Stage 2, Grade 3 IDC ER+ PR- HER-

2017 single bone met discovered in rib

But I continue to look for the positives too.

Julie Dx 5/16/2011, IDC, 2cm, Stage IIA, Grade 3, 0/3 nodes, ER+/PR-, HER2-
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May 19, 2018 02:21AM Manc wrote:

Thanks both for your answer be great if it could be a long running thread. And jgbartlett you are a success story. Thank you.

Dec 2016 36 mm Grade 3 in 2 nodes Er6 Pr 4 Her-
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May 19, 2018 09:30AM bluepearl wrote:

Grade 3 is the most aggressive in both Er+ and Er-. Most important to find it early altho a tumour's characteristics can make a grade 1 into a grade 4 as well. I am 7 years out for the first and 5 years for the second. The second is why I am on anti-hormonals for 10 years,

Dx 1/6/2011, IDC, 1cm, Stage I, Grade 1, 0/7 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Surgery 2/12/2011 Lymph node removal: Left, Underarm/Axillary; Mastectomy: Left Dx 2/2013, IDC, <1cm, Stage I, Grade 3, 0/3 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Surgery 3/10/2013 Lymph node removal: Right, Sentinel; Mastectomy: Right Hormonal Therapy 3/18/2013
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May 19, 2018 09:31AM bluepearl wrote:

My girlfriend had grade 3, stage 2 and only had surgery. She is 12 years out.

Dx 1/6/2011, IDC, 1cm, Stage I, Grade 1, 0/7 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Surgery 2/12/2011 Lymph node removal: Left, Underarm/Axillary; Mastectomy: Left Dx 2/2013, IDC, <1cm, Stage I, Grade 3, 0/3 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Surgery 3/10/2013 Lymph node removal: Right, Sentinel; Mastectomy: Right Hormonal Therapy 3/18/2013
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Jul 14, 2018 02:06AM Manc wrote:

Bump

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Jul 25, 2018 06:28PM Scrafgal wrote:

bump

Dx 12/2016, IDC, Right, 4cm, Stage IIA, Grade 3, 0/7 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Surgery 2/5/2017 Mastectomy: Right; Reconstruction (right): Fat grafting, Silicone implant, Tissue expander placement Chemotherapy 3/22/2017 Taxol (paclitaxel) Chemotherapy 6/14/2017 FAC Hormonal Therapy 9/27/2017 Tamoxifen pills (Nolvadex, Apo-Tamox, Tamofen, Tamone)
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Jul 25, 2018 06:29PM - edited Jul 25, 2018 06:29PM by Scrafgal

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Dx 12/2016, IDC, Right, 4cm, Stage IIA, Grade 3, 0/7 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Surgery 2/5/2017 Mastectomy: Right; Reconstruction (right): Fat grafting, Silicone implant, Tissue expander placement Chemotherapy 3/22/2017 Taxol (paclitaxel) Chemotherapy 6/14/2017 FAC Hormonal Therapy 9/27/2017 Tamoxifen pills (Nolvadex, Apo-Tamox, Tamofen, Tamone)
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Jul 25, 2018 08:43PM suemed8749 wrote:

Grade 3 diagnosed in January 2008. Still doing well 10 1/2 years later!

Dx 1/15/2008, IDC, 2cm, Stage IIA, Grade 3, 0/3 nodes, ER-/PR-, HER2+
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Jul 31, 2018 12:32PM Manc wrote:

Thank you all let's keep this going

Dec 2016 36 mm Grade 3 in 2 nodes Er6 Pr 4 Her-
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Jul 31, 2018 02:11PM DancingElizabeth wrote:

I'm only 2.3 years out, but here's my stats:

Grade 3, Stage III, high K 67, dirty margins, 3 lymph nodes affected (one BURSTING with cancer), and tumor over 6 cm.

Still here - and NED.

Dx 4/13/2016, DCIS/IDC, Right, 6cm+, Stage IIIA, Grade 3, 3/23 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Surgery 5/18/2016 Mastectomy: Left, Right; Reconstruction (left); Reconstruction (right) Surgery 5/31/2016 Lymph node removal: Sentinel, Underarm/Axillary Chemotherapy 7/6/2016 AC + T (Taxol) Radiation Therapy 11/8/2016 Hormonal Therapy 11/9/2016
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Aug 23, 2018 12:50PM sammi2006 wrote:

Not longterm yet, but hoping to be. Diagnosed June 2017 with stage 2, grade 3, ki67 93% weakly er positive, pr and her2 neg. Tumor was around 3cm. Just over a year out from diagnosis.

Diagnosed with BC at 29, no family history. Hormonal Therapy 7/30/2017 Zoladex (goserelin) Chemotherapy 7/31/2017 AC + T (Taxol) Surgery 10/10/2017 Lumpectomy: Left; Lymph node removal: Left, Underarm/Axillary Radiation Therapy 2/26/2018 Whole-breast: Breast Hormonal Therapy 4/8/2018 Tamoxifen pills (Nolvadex, Apo-Tamox, Tamofen, Tamone) Dx IDC, Left, 3cm, Stage IIA, Grade 3, 0/9 nodes, ER+/PR-, HER2- (IHC)
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Aug 23, 2018 02:52PM Sassa wrote:

Diagnosed November 2006. Alive, kicking and enjoying life.

Dx 11/6/2006, IDC, 1cm, Stage IA, Grade 3, 0/9 nodes, ER-/PR-, HER2+
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Aug 23, 2018 03:04PM Manc wrote:

Thank you everyone it's great to see more replies added to the post.

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