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Sharon C. (Mamu) - ,
Subject: Update on breast cancer surgery
Date Posted: 3/26/2008 8:39 PM ET
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We truly appreciate  all the good thoughts and prayers from all of you as we faced my partner's breast cancer surgery.  The surgery was completely successful!  The surgeon said as far as she can tell (before the lab report is received) that she removed all the malignant tissue and there is no indication of any lymph node involvement. 

Also, we were treated very well by the MD and the staff.  All in all, as positive an outcome as could be in this situation!   Much happy dancing here tonight for me and the rest of the family.  DP is also happy but stoned on Darvocet. ;)

Sharon

Date Posted: 3/26/2008 8:43 PM ET
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yea, for the good news.. sending happy healthy healing vibes :)

Date Posted: 3/26/2008 9:32 PM ET
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Thanks for the update.  What good news.  Take care of her!  And yourself.  I'll keep thinking good thoughts.

Date Posted: 3/26/2008 9:55 PM ET
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I'm glad to hear the good news.  How wonderful!

Date Posted: 3/27/2008 3:06 AM ET
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Yay for the good news!!!!  Congrats to you both!!  :)

Date Posted: 3/27/2008 6:08 AM ET
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Great news! Wishing her a speedy recovery.

Date Posted: 3/27/2008 7:58 AM ET
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Oh thank goodness!!!!!  (I know & understand the feeling you both are having right now)  I'm here doing the happy, happy, joy, joy dance for both of you.

Date Posted: 3/27/2008 9:34 AM ET
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Wonderful news!  Congratulations!  Sending you both good thoughts for a speedy recovery.

Date Posted: 3/27/2008 10:45 AM ET
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wooo!  sending healing thoughts your way

Date Posted: 3/27/2008 11:59 AM ET
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That is wonderful! I wish her a speedy and complete recovery.

Date Posted: 3/27/2008 12:11 PM ET
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Great news and thanks for letting us know. Be gentle with each other you both need some "TLC"

HUGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGs

Date Posted: 3/27/2008 7:15 PM ET
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Woohoo!!!  That's good to hear Sharon, congrats to you both!

Date Posted: 3/27/2008 7:42 PM ET
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That's GREAT news!!  I'll keep sending good and healthy vibes your way.

Subject: DP recovery
Date Posted: 3/27/2008 7:44 PM ET
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Hery Sharon,

I am really glad to hear how successful the surgery went. I truely wish her a very speedy recovery with lots of angels watching over her. Love K.C.and you too.!!!  

Date Posted: 3/31/2008 10:53 AM ET
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Excellent!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  Happy to hear it!

L. G. (L)
Date Posted: 3/31/2008 11:32 PM ET
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Excellent!  So glad it's good news. :)

Date Posted: 4/4/2008 5:51 PM ET
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That's excellent news!  Is she still going to have to go through any chemo or radiation?

Sharon C. (Mamu) - ,
Date Posted: 4/11/2008 8:54 AM ET
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Yes, MIndy, thanks for asking.   We just met with the ongology radiologist yesterday and she'll have five weeks of radiation therapy, five days a week.  :(  I'm becoming more knowledgable about breast cancer than I wanted to be.  The odds for recurrence drop from 20 or 25% in the same breast to less than 8% with the radiation.  Those are odds we don't want to pass up.  That starts Monday.  

We meet with the OTHER oncology MD on Wed. and we'll hear about the chemo then. 

 

Date Posted: 4/11/2008 12:57 PM ET
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