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Old 11-10-2010, 01:41 PM   #7
Mary L
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Re: Headed to year 9

Hi Kim. You are are my hero. I just celebrated my 8h year of survival of IBC. Don't you just love Herceptin! It sure saved my life. I just wanted to say job well done and best wishes for a healthy and happy future. Mary L
Mary L from PA Diag: Oct 2003 w/6mm mass, IDC grade III ductal carcinoma in-situ, IBC stage IIIB. tx A/C followed by Taxotere(only able to have 2 tx, allergic), mastectomy, 3 0ut of 7 positive nodes. 35 rads. Recurrence 9 months later, skin mets to mastectomy site. Tx Carboplatin/Herceptin. Stayed on Herceptin almost 5 years, had 3 more recurrences when I had to stop Herceptin due to my ejection fraction getting too low. Herceptin stopped and ned 3 years in Oct. 2010.
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