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lois ann
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Date Joined May 2005
Total Posts : 1
   Posted 5/10/2005 8:50 PM (GMT -6)   
Iam new to the site but not to Breast Cancer.
 I was diagnosed 10/07/02 :-)
stage llb grade3
lumpectomy 4.5cm 1/18 nodes+
last treatment 07/02/03
treatment where acX4 ,33 rads, taxitereX4 skull
Iam doing really good,my prayers are with everyone that has to go through all the treatments.  The most vital thing for me was support!  Then the hair loss,which I can say I laugh about today.  Good Luck to all! :-)

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Date Joined Mar 2005
Total Posts : 146
   Posted 5/10/2005 8:55 PM (GMT -6)   
Hi Lois-
This is a great site!I'm new to the game ( diagnosed a couple of months ago).It's nice to hear your doing so well.There are a lot of great ladies here. Theres a roll call at the top of the page where you can read about everyone, and tell us about yourself.
Best wishes

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Date Joined Jul 2003
Total Posts : 2272
   Posted 5/10/2005 9:32 PM (GMT -6)   
Hi Lois Ann-
Welcome! You are an old timer already! Michelle pointed you in the right place, you can see our roll calls and learn a little about us.
I was diagnosed 11/99 and finished chemo (AC) 4/00...also did rads for a stage IIa ductal carcinoma...currently I have about 40 Tamoxifen pills left...but who is counting? I see you are hormone negative and her 2 negative...did you do any other treatments? Glad you are doing well 2 years later!


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Date Joined Mar 2005
Total Posts : 316
   Posted 5/11/2005 6:48 AM (GMT -6)   
Hi Lois Ann,
Glad to meet you, despite our circumstances. Congratulations on being 2 years out - that's a great milestone! Keep the positive attitude - it really does do wonders for us!

The finger of God touches your life when you make a friend.
----Mary Dawson Hughes---

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Date Joined Jul 2003
Total Posts : 2044
   Posted 5/11/2005 10:14 AM (GMT -6)   
Hi Lois Ann, glad you found us. It is good to have surivors who have been through treatment who can encourage and comfort the newbies. If you have not already done so, add your name to our roll call post. You can read more about us there. Don't hesitate to jump into the conversations. The more voices the better. Welcoming hugs, Lauri
"Go confidently into the direction of your dreams. Live the life you always imagined" Thoreau
Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.

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Date Joined Jul 2003
Total Posts : 2921
   Posted 5/11/2005 8:27 PM (GMT -6)   
Hey Lois Ann. Glad you have found us and can add some good experience and insight to our newly diagnosed members. What state do you live in? As you can see in the Roll Call we are from all over the US. Feel free to jump in any time. Hugs Mary K MK

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