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Old 02-18-2007, 08:29 PM   #1
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I really didn't want to post this, but, this window popped up asking the above question....my answer is:....in the last few weeks, I was diagnosed with breast cancer. I had a lumpectomy Feb. 9th. Doctor is very optimistic, the lumps (there were 2 of them) were very tiny. And, I only had to have 2 lymph nodes removed. I'll see the surgeon this coming Thursday to get the final results of the biopsy of the nodes. He told me at the first visit that I would need radiation. Thank goodness, no chemo!!!


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Old 02-18-2007, 09:06 PM   #2
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Ella, I'm so sorry to hear that, but the prognosis sounds excellent! Sounds like the doctor caught it very early.

Keep us informed as you go along and I'll be sure to be sending out prayers. Do you have a good support system?

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Old 02-18-2007, 09:13 PM   #3
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I hope everything worked out my mom had the same thing and she got it removed and did the radiation and now she is fine! I hope everything works out the same for you and you end up being stronger because of it.
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Old 02-18-2007, 09:31 PM   #4
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Oh Ella!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I am rooting for you in a big way girlfriend!!!!!!!!!!!! Prayers are going out. Stay strong. It sounds like it was caught early. Hugs to you and thanks for posting and letting us know.

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Old 02-18-2007, 09:35 PM   #5
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Ella, we're here for you! Thank you so much for letting us know. Early detection is awesome!
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Old 02-18-2007, 10:24 PM   #6
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I'm glad they caught it early Ella. There is so much more they can do these days. We will keep you in our prayers.

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Old 02-18-2007, 10:43 PM   #7
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Thank heaven you caught it so early. Good luck to you.

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Old 02-18-2007, 11:11 PM   #8
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Thoughts and prayers for you. Hoping all will go well on Thursday.
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Old 02-18-2007, 11:14 PM   #9
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Hope everything goes well and hope to see you back here in fine fettle soon.
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Old 02-19-2007, 12:09 AM   #10
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Thoughts, prayers and gentle hugs coming your way.

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