The Tuesday Group

Anne

Hi my name is Anne; I am 44years old and was diagnosed with Metastatic Breast Cancer in September 2016. Somewhere around 6months before I went to the doctors, my breast changed and I developed an inverted nipple. At this point, I buried my head and didn’t want to acknowledge that this was very serious. August…

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Annie

  I am 57 years old and I am lucky to have a wonderful husband David and our three daughters – Matilda (27), Amelia (24) and Eliza (21). The girls are reasonably settled with lovely partners and have good careers. Tilly is a designer, Amelia a registered nurse and about to complete her midwifery degree…

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Di

January 2009 Stage 2 ER/PR+ lobular cancer Left breast lumpectomy Left breast mastectomy Chemotherapy 6  mths Radiation 1 mth Arimidex tablets 18 mths Tamoxifen 5 years (ceased Feb 2017)   November 2017 – diagnosed with Stage 4 metastatic breast cancer – one tumour in the hip and two small tumours in the spine. Medications: Kisqali, Femara…

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Dianne

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Edith

I was diagnosed with a very aggressive Breast Cancer in June 2015. Metastatic, Triple Negative, Ductal Carcinoma, which was in my Breast, Both Lungs, within the Body Sternum (Bone) and Liver (suspicious). The only treatment available, in my case is Chemotherapy. I had 12 X weekly chemotherapy treatments, July 2015 to October 2015, and responded…

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Gerry

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Janine

Hi there, I am Janine and I’m 47 years old. I’m a social worker, specialising in forensic mental health, and I work full-time for Queensland Health. I have lived in Brisbane for 9 years now, and have 2 adult children. My son is 27, he lives and works in the city, my daughter is 18…

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Leanne

DOB:     12/04/1966 BEGINNING OF JOURNEY Jumping in the shower, Monday 23rd of May 2016, as part of my daily routine to prepare for work, I felt a lump in my left breast………. Hello this is new!! I instinctively had a sinking feeling, as my maternal grandmother had had breast cancer, and even though I’d been…

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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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Lorraine

BEGINNING OF MY JOURNEY Primary cancer diagnosed 1987, left partial mastectomy followed by 6 weeks radium. In 1993 had surgery to remove a seed found at the old tumor site. For the first 10 years had checkups 3/12, 6/12 and then yearly thereafter. DIAGNOSIS OF SECONDARIES Sailed along until approx 1998/9 when I began to…

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Lorraine S

Story so far…. Just like many women I was working, raising a family and having fun in between a hectic lifestyle, until one morning getting out of the shower I noticed dimpling in my breast. I thought it unusual and immediately booked a mammogram this was September 2005 and within a few days I was…

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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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Nancy

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Natalie

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