In Memory Of

Leonie

Hi – in July this year and on my 58th birthday I received a diagnosis of HER2 (human epidermal growth factor receptor 2) positive breast cancer. I was referred to a surgeon and surgery was scheduled for 17 July 2019. However, surgery did not take place because during the process of mapping of my lymph…

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Lynette

MY STORY So a little bit about me …. I am 42 years old and I live on the south side of Brisbane. I live on my own and value my independence. I am not married and don’t have children and am the oldest of seven children (five of us in the Brisbane area) with…

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Pam

My name is Pam Patterson, I am 73, born on 29/7/43, I live in Murgon which is 200klms n/w of Toowoomba. I had my left breast removed on the 4th of December 2013. I had Chemotherapy for six months then radium for six weeks, which finished in September 2014. I was told on the 27th…

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Ruth H

21 May 1961 – 02 May 2016 BEGINNING OF JOURNEY: In July 2012, I had a superficial and visible small lump, about the size of a grain of rice, removed from the areola area of my left breast. Expert opinion, which included a mammogram and unltrasound, was that this was a blocked milk duct but…

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Laurel

09 December 1964 – 21 February 2016

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Julie

24 February 1961 – 21 November 2015 Beginning of Journey: December 2006 Self-discovered lump in left breast; lumpectomy, mastectomy, reconstruction, chemotherapy, tamoxifen Diagnosis of Secondaries: May 2014 Self-discovered lump above left collarbone Unable to remove due to location – chemotherapy planned Following further testing, bone mets discovered in coccyx, femur, hip, neck Commenced Abraxane and…

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