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Forum: her2group 07-21-2020, 09:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,462
Posted By europa
Re: 15 Years out!

Congrats!!! I haven't been on a longtime but what incredible news to come back to. I'm headed to 9 years out in November! One more year and this lady is getting a cool tattoo. Not sure of what yet....
Forum: her2group 01-14-2020, 08:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,821
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Forum: her2group 07-28-2018, 12:37 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 17,805
Posted By europa
Re: Cancer 'n Me

Oh Flori, I am so sorry. And of course I sending you all the support and good vibes. A brain flare doesn稚 always mean cancer. It could be a TIA. I had that. It was tiny. Like 2mm. But it was enough...
Forum: her2group 04-06-2018, 04:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,552
Posted By europa
Stroke after tamoxifen

Hi everyone.
My saga continues. In 2015 after 4 years NED, I developed a blood clot in my leg as a side effect from tamoxifen. I got off tamoxifen and have been fine since. But Monday I was rushed...
Forum: her2group 04-03-2018, 01:02 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 30,661
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Forum: her2group 03-14-2018, 06:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,475
Posted By europa
Re: 6 years later and MRI picks up something

So after a rather painful biopsy...fat necrosis. I got back for an MRI in June. But I have already made an appointment in May with my surgeon to start the dialogue about getting a nipple sparing...
Forum: her2group 02-08-2018, 07:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,475
Posted By europa
Re: 6 years later and MRI picks up something

thank you all. After the ultrasound and them not being able to find it (two techs tried), I have moments of "if it was cancer, it would show itself, the MRI showed it close to the surface of the...
Forum: her2group 02-06-2018, 05:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,475
Posted By europa
Re: 6 years later and MRI picks up something

Thanks for responding. So they could find the mass via ultrasound so therefor they couldn稚 do a biopsy. Now I知 scheduled for an MRI guided biopsy next week. I feel numb. Part of me is relieved they...
Forum: her2group 02-06-2018, 12:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,475
Posted By europa
6 years later and MRI picks up something

I知 sitting in the waiting room scared beyond belief. My annual MRI yesterday found a .7cm mass in my right breast and I知 waiting for the ultrasound and biopsy. Of course I知 hoping one of you can...
Forum: her2group 11-22-2017, 06:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,226
Posted By europa
Re: Senior Member Check-In!

Present! 6 years out! Have an awesome Thanksgiving!
Forum: her2group 11-22-2017, 06:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,925
Posted By europa
6 Years Out

I rarely pop back here. But I always make my way here on my NED anniversary. On 11/11 I was given one more year of NED. It was a rough year and an incredible year. I lost a dear friend to cancer. She...
Forum: her2group 06-01-2017, 08:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,435
Posted By europa
Re: A Blessing From Cancer

Thank you all for the lovely notes. We are due next week.
Forum: her2group 05-15-2017, 03:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,435
Posted By europa
A Blessing From Cancer

I have been missing from our wonderful board. My life has been turned upside down, but this time with an incredible miracle that started one hour after waking up from my lumpectomy.

When I was...
Forum: her2group 02-28-2017, 07:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,806
Posted By europa
Re: Metformin, anything new?

I've been on the trial for about 5 years. It ends for my this summer. My internist and oncologist have agreed to keep me on it as I haven't had any side effects and studies have shown it also helps...
Forum: her2group 12-20-2016, 03:55 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 15,488
Posted By europa
Forum: her2group 10-02-2016, 03:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,357
Posted By europa
Re: Cervix issues after completing treatment?

I had horrible side effects from Tamoxifen. I underwent 4 D&Ns for uterine polyps last year. They would cause uncontrollable hemorrhaging so the D&Ns were necessary. Then I developed a blood clot so...
Forum: her2group 09-02-2016, 07:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 11,672
Posted By europa
Re: Local treatment in lungs?

Just wanted to send you good juju, prayers and light.
Forum: her2group 08-26-2016, 03:42 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 16,187
Posted By europa
Re: Scans on Monday

For me, it never gets easier. Even at almost 5 years NED. I have PTSD from going through treatment. But I always repeat to myself" Don't freak out unless there is an actual reason to freak out". My...
Forum: her2group 08-21-2016, 05:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,496
Posted By europa
I have finally been de-ported

I am super happy and a bit sad actually, to announce that after to 4.5 years, I finally was de-ported. For many I know, the second they finish treatment is the second they get their ports removed....
Forum: her2group 06-01-2016, 06:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,556
Posted By europa
Re: Ovarian cramping. On tamoxifen and Herceptin. Prone to O cysts

Hi there,

I was on tamoxifen for about 3.5 years. I started having the cramping you are describing during year 1-2. I would get ultrasounds 2-3 times a year because of them and like you the result...
Forum: her2group 05-18-2016, 06:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,486
Posted By europa
Re: tamoxifen side effects?

Hi Patrice,
I was on Tamoxifen for just 3.5 years. The last year was harsh. I developed uterine polyps and then they would in turn create uncontrollable hemorrhaging which resulted in 4 emergency...
Forum: her2group 05-05-2016, 03:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,189
Posted By europa
Re: Hair shedding...it happens all at once now

Thanks for the replies! Mine is totally cyclical. I find that I have to cut my hair by 3 inches so the old hair that is left blends with the newer younger hair. This year I'm going to let it grow out...
Forum: her2group 05-02-2016, 07:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,189
Posted By europa
Hair shedding...it happens all at once now

I have noticed something rather unique. Since my hair has come back, once a year my hair sheds, like a dog during spring. And for about 3 months I look like I have extremely thin hair. Actually,...
Forum: her2group 02-23-2016, 12:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,016
Posted By europa
Re: GI mets?

I have had serious issues since chemo. My digestive system has and still is suffering from the effects of chemo. I have had pains and other issues that have landed me in my oncologist's office,...
Forum: her2group 02-14-2016, 05:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,937
Posted By europa
Re: going off tamoxifen

I was on Tamoxifen for 3.5 years. I developed every single side effect. I had uterine polyps that would hemorrhage and sent me to the hospital for emergency surgery four times last year. And then a...
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