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Posted on: Jan 20, 2018 12:16AM

DespiteEverything_ITrustThee wrote:

For those wondering how long it takes forthe hair to return.. . Here is a time line for my hair regrowth. I am now over a year PFC post final chemo. So I have lots of pics.

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Jan 20, 2018 01:53AM octogirl wrote:

Despite: my hair took forever....or so it seemed, but it finally happened. You definitely had more at four weeks than I did! How is it now?

Dx 6/18/2015, IDC, Right, 2cm, Stage IIA, Grade 2, 0/1 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Surgery 7/16/2015 Lumpectomy: Right; Lymph node removal: Sentinel Chemotherapy 9/9/2015 Cytoxan (cyclophosphamide), Taxotere (docetaxel) Radiation Therapy 12/15/2015 Hormonal Therapy 1/15/2016 Arimidex (anastrozole) Hormonal Therapy 4/8/2016 Femara (letrozole)
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Jan 20, 2018 04:41PM DespiteEverything_ITrustThee wrote:

yes, octogirl. It did seem to take forever at first so I can relate! Then I started using these hair pills that seemed to shoot my hair out more quickly. Here is my hair at 46 weeks after chemo!


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Jan 20, 2018 04:46PM DespiteEverything_ITrustThee wrote:



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Jan 23, 2018 10:46AM DespiteEverything_ITrustThee wrote:

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Feb 18, 2018 11:24AM FaithWalker22 wrote:

Thanks for sharing your journey! I’ll be starting chemo next week and I’m hoping for great health and hairresults. I’ll receive four rounds of TC.

Dx 9/29/2017, IDC, Left, 1cm, Stage IA, Grade 3, 0/4 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- (FISH) Surgery 12/8/2017 Mastectomy: Left; Prophylactic mastectomy: Right; Prophylactic ovary removal; Reconstruction (left): DIEP flap; Reconstruction (right): DIEP flap Chemotherapy 2/22/2018 Cytoxan (cyclophosphamide), Taxotere (docetaxel)
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Apr 6, 2018 07:40AM DespiteEverything_ITrustThee wrote:

You'e more than welcome! I'll be hoping for the same with you!

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Apr 6, 2018 08:44AM Gigicommon wrote:

Thanks for the pics. I have my last Taxol next Wenesday and am experiencing a bit of hair growth. Your pictures are inspiring.

Dx 9/20/2017, IDC, Left, 1cm, Stage IIA, Grade 2, 1/7 nodes, ER+/PR-, HER2+ Surgery 10/25/2017 Mastectomy: Left; Prophylactic mastectomy: Right Chemotherapy 1/2/2018 AC + T (Taxol) Targeted Therapy Herceptin (trastuzumab)

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