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Forum: her2group 08-16-2013, 09:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,784
Posted By Cure4Cat
Re: Recently diagnosed @ 33 and scared

I don't know that I can answer your questions but I wanted to offer some words of encouragement. I was diagnosed at 31 with Her2+ breast cancer, my son was 6 months. I remember having all the same...
Forum: General Cancer News 01-11-2013, 07:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 584
Posted By Cure4Cat
Re: TapImmune announces results from HER2/neu interim study on breast cancer

I was just about to post the link to this article but I see it is already here. I have been following this study. This seems like great progress, but oh, how I wish these trials could go faster! ...
Forum: her2group 01-11-2013, 07:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,854
Posted By Cure4Cat
Re: Help!!!

I am so sorry to hear what you have had to face. Unfortunately, I do not have any advice on the options that you were given. I am shocked at what your oncologist said. I have a friend who is Her2...
Forum: her2group 12-09-2012, 10:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,412
Posted By Cure4Cat
Re: My new avatar pic

Darlene,

Amazing story! I had a somewhat similar one. We had my dog for 2 years before my diagnosis and he always slept on the bed. Right before I was diagnosed we kept waking up because our...
Forum: her2group 12-07-2012, 09:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,552
Posted By Cure4Cat
Re: Sabcs 2012

Lani,

I hope you know how much we all appreciate what you do. The information that you post is extremely helpful. I just wanted to say thank you, thank you, thank you!!

Sincerely,
Catherine
Forum: her2group 12-07-2012, 09:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,036
Posted By Cure4Cat
Re: More than 5 years on Femera Ontario ladies?

I am another Ontario girl. I have only been on Tamoxifen for a year and a half. My oncologist has talked about switching me back and forth between Tamoxifen and something else (sorry can't remember...
Forum: her2group 10-19-2012, 08:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,899
Posted By Cure4Cat
Re: reconstruction

I am not sure how to start my own thread so I am tagging along with this one since my question is pretty much the same. Has anyone been successful at expander/implant reconstruction after radiation?...
Forum: Profiles In Courage 10-16-2012, 07:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 13,671
Posted By Cure4Cat
Re: 11 Years bc, 10 Year with mets

Shaysmom,

Thank you for the inspiring post. I was really scared when I was diagnosed. I had just turned 31 and had a 7 month old son. I had no family history of breast cancer so I really had...
Forum: her2group 10-16-2012, 01:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,510
Posted By Cure4Cat
Re: 6 year survivor today!

Congratulations Caya! I hope to reach this milestone some day too!
Forum: her2group 10-14-2012, 08:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 978
Posted By Cure4Cat
Re: Breast cancer in the family

Rob,

I am so sorry to hear about your daughter-in-law. My heart goes out to you and her family. I realize that your granddaughter is only 15 but I believe it is a good idea to look into options...
Forum: her2group 10-14-2012, 08:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 915
Posted By Cure4Cat
Re: Live interview on my local news

Kristin,

I thought you did a great job. I too was dismissed by several Doctors because I was breastfeeding my son. I kept being told I had a blocked milk duct and that I just wasn't trying hard...
Forum: her2group 08-15-2012, 09:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,753
Posted By Cure4Cat
Re: the REALLY REALLY good news and the bad news (her2 stats outside clinical trials)

Lani,

This is wonderful news. I can't thank you enough for all that you do. I saw my oncologist today and I am about to have my 2 year follow up scans in September. My doctor did not want to...
Forum: Breast Cancer Newsfeed 10-04-2011, 04:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 638
Posted By Cure4Cat
Re: Breast Tissue Reconstruction Using Computer-Aided Design

I do not know how to start a new thread so I will add to this one. I am starting breast reconstruction very soon and I was astonished to hear from my surgeon that it will likely be impossible to...
Forum: her2group 08-12-2011, 03:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,893
Posted By Cure4Cat
Re: Women under 40

Hi Kristin,

I am part of this group too sadly. I was diagnosed at 31 years old; my son was 7 months old. I was diagnosed July 19, 2010, and I finish Herceptin this November. I am still very...
Forum: her2group 06-29-2011, 07:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,570
Posted By Cure4Cat
Re: greed and desperation a match made in heaven

Thanks Becky! I bought some olive leaf today. I will try and find maitake. Is it a pill too?

Thanks,
Cat
Forum: her2group 06-28-2011, 08:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,570
Posted By Cure4Cat
Re: greed and desperation a match made in heaven

Should I just buy extra virgin olive oil? If so how much do you need? Or am I supposed to buy oleuropein aglycone? Can you even buy that? Sorry for all the questions! It just seems like it is...
Forum: Clinical Trials 06-13-2011, 08:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,402
Posted By Cure4Cat
Re: Vaccine "cures" Her2 in mice

Hi Laura,

I have not found one yet but I am still looking. The link below gives some info on an interesting upcoming trial. I am hoping to learn more. From what I know so far it should be open...
Forum: her2group 06-10-2011, 06:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,533
Posted By Cure4Cat
Re: Questions About Vaccinations

Hi Karen,

Here is the link to the trial Steph posted a while ago:

http://www.tapimmune.com/collaborations/

It sounds promising. I contacted the Mayo clinic and it has not yet started but...
Forum: her2group 06-09-2011, 07:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,300
Posted By Cure4Cat
Re: Lucy Vesta is here

Wonderful news!! Congratulations!
Forum: her2group 06-07-2011, 06:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,508
Posted By Cure4Cat
Re: This thursday for baby Lucy

I am sooooo excited for you!! I hope to be in your shoes someday! I will pray for you and baby Lucy!

All the best,
Cat
Forum: her2group 05-09-2011, 06:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 901
Posted By Cure4Cat
Re: Revlon walk in Los Angeles 5-7-11

Thanks for sharing! I do the run for the cure here in Ottawa, Canada and the feeling is similar. We have come along way in breast cancer but still have a ways to go.

All the best,
Cat
Forum: Clinical Trials 05-09-2011, 06:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,402
Posted By Cure4Cat
Re: Vaccine "cures" Her2 in mice

Hi Deena!

Thank you so much for your response!! I feel like we are on the same page.

Cat
Forum: Clinical Trials 05-07-2011, 07:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,402
Posted By Cure4Cat
Re: Vaccine "cures" Her2 in mice

Thanks Deena! I could not find Dr. Wei's email but I did email the hospital about it. They were vague on the delay but it did sound like funding was part of the issue. I asked for more specifics...
Forum: her2group 05-02-2011, 07:18 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,144
Posted By Cure4Cat
Re: Once again - news is NED

Congratulations!
Forum: Clinical Trials 05-02-2011, 07:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,402
Posted By Cure4Cat
Re: Vaccine "cures" Her2 in mice

Thanks everyone for your responses. It is too bad there still in the mice phase. I hope the bring it to humans soon!

Elaine, I received Pertuzumab as part of a clinical trial. It has not been...
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