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Old 08-23-2010, 04:42 PM   #1
ellen NYC
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Interested in attending Metastatic Breast Cancer Network meeting in Indiana?

Hi Everyone!

We want to let all of you know about our conference taking place on this October 16, 2010. Here is the announcement:

The METASTATIC BREAST CANCER NETWORK
invites you to attend
CURRENT APPROACHES & EMERGING ADVANCES
IN METASTATIC BREAST CANCER
Hosted by Drs. George Sledge and Kathy Miller
Saturday - October 16
Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis
sign-in 8:30am conference 9:10 5 afternoon lunch hour reception 5-6:15
grants for financial assistance for travel are available on a limited basis
registration is now open at

www.mbcnetwork.org

This would be a great opportunity for us to meet up and learn the latest news about mbc. There is also funding available for those who need it. Anyone interested in attending?

Thanks!
Ellen
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Old 08-23-2010, 05:43 PM   #2
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Re: Interested in attending Metastatic Breast Cancer Network meeting in Indiana?

I plan to go. Let me know if any one else is going we can meet up!!
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04/08 age 50 III IBC Her2+++ ER/PR-8cm 14/14 Double M, Body and Brain CT/PET clear, ? on spine,Muga 53
06/08, 4 A/C, Neulasta
08/08, Herceptin/tax 12 every week
10/08, CT/PET clear, ? on pelvis, hips, MUGA 43, started Enalaprial for heart, Herceptin every 3 weeks
11/08 33Rads; 12/08 MUGA 48
2/09 MRI spine and bone scan, old mets to spine, Chest x-ray, blood work, IV NED,regular CPAP use,Zometa x6, first -flue like symptoms 2 days;Herceptin x3; stage 2 lymphoedema..sleeve and glove
4/09 Brain MRI - CLEAR; MUGA 54
7/09 chest ultrasound,
10/09 PET, brain and spin MRI NED Herceptin only. MUGA 59!!!
1/11 Hip replacement 7/11 Hip 2 replacement
4/12 4 years!! Herceptin
6/12 start reconstruction finish in 12/12
2/14 Herception - 6 years!!!

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Old 08-23-2010, 06:00 PM   #3
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Re: Interested in attending Metastatic Breast Cancer Network meeting in Indiana?

great! Have you seen the agenda? It's posted on the website.
I just started xeloda today!! A new treatment always brings along anxiety.
it will be good for me to meet up with some new people at the conference.... hopefully hear some inspiring stories...
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Old 08-24-2010, 05:14 AM   #4
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Re: Interested in attending Metastatic Breast Cancer Network meeting in Indiana?

Alice,
I am so pleased that you are able to attend.

Please report back on what is hopefully good news about innovative treatments that are in the pipeline!!!

Lori
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Oct - Diagnosed - Stage IV
5 c.m. IDC - Left Side er/pr- Her2+++
Node + 2/14 - Single Liver Met
Double Mastectomy
Nov - Begin T+H
2008
Feb-Complete 6 cycles- T&H- NED
March - Continue - Herceptin Only
April - Rads for 6 weeks
2009
Continue Herceptin - Continue NED
April - Recurrance- 3 cm. Liver Met
May - Cryosurgery
June - November - Abraxane + Herceptin
Aug - PET/CT - CTC = 0 Back to NED
2010
January - Continue NED
July - Recurrance - 3 cm Liver Met CTC=1
August - Cryosurgery #2
August - November Navelbine
November - Back to NED - End Navelbine
2011
Feb - Recur - 4 cm Liver Met - Same Left Lobe
March Surgery it is -Couldn't get a clean margin
July - Confirmed continued liver involvement
August - Begin Herceptin + Tykerb
October - Mixed results from H+T
Add Abraxane + H + T - Nov - April
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April - Back to NED
July - Recurrance
August - Begin TDM-1 Trial (Taxol + TDM-1)
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