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  •  Unfortunately not DCIS (2+ / 0-)
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    Invasive ductal carcinoma (IVC) stage 1, grade 1, estrogen +, less than 1 cm.  all good news

    The 'shift' is hitting the fan.

    by sydneyluv on Tue May 14, 2013 at 06:22:41 AM PDT

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    •  Very good news. I was stage 2b estrogen +, less (2+ / 0-)
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      peregrine kate, sydneyluv

      than 2 cm. Mine was in lymph nodes.

      Suggested treatment was surgery, radiation, chemo and tamoxifen.

      I did surgery only and Traditional Chinese Medicine for the rest.

      My biggest decision/fear was whether to keep eating tofu or not. I don't eat it much now and I used to eat it everyday.

      And I was off work for 2 months I swear. Now, I did have 2 surgeries and I do work a very physical job, but mostly I think I'm just a wimp!

      Tracy B Ann - technically that is my signature.

      by ZenTrainer on Tue May 14, 2013 at 07:47:19 AM PDT

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    •  Sounds pretty good all the same, as you say. (1+ / 0-)
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      Low grade, low stage, E +, small size--all really good indicators. Whew!

      Some DKos series & groups worth your while: Black Kos, Native American Netroots, KosAbility, Monday Night Cancer Club. If you'd like to join the Motor City Kossacks, send me a Kosmail.

      by peregrine kate on Tue May 14, 2013 at 08:34:13 AM PDT

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