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September 2018 Chemo Starters.


Re: September 2018 Chemo Starters.

Good evening ladies.
I was in your shoes September 2013
This monthly chemo forum was an absolute godsend & I am still in contact with a number of ladies that I met back then.
I was triple neg, had a mastectomy, axillary clearance, 6 rounds of Fec-t and later reconstruction.
As this is my 5 yr anniversary I felt drawn to come back here and will continue to pop in now & again to see how youโ€™re getting on.
If you have any questions, pls ask Iโ€™ll do my best to answer x
Ooh top tip drink lots of water especially the day before, the day of and the day after chemo.

Best of Luck xx


Re: September 2018 Chemo Starters.

Good luck from the June thread ladies. Youโ€™be got this and the forum is a great source of info and support. Kxx

Re: September 2018 Chemo Starters.

Hi ladies, itโ€™s my first time posting too. Starting first chemo on 5th Sept - 3*FEC and 3*T. Had mastectomy and lymph node dissection already and then will need radiotherapy and tamoxifen afterwards. Feeling so nervous but pleased Iโ€™ve found this group as its reassuring to know Iโ€™m not going through this on my own. Wishing everyone luck ๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿป๐Ÿ˜Š xx

Re: September 2018 Chemo Starters.


Like you Bee starting chemo on Thursday 6th. 3*FEC and 3*T. Was diagnosed on 27july and have had no treatment to date. I know I am T4 as nipple skin affected and that I am not hormone receptive. Lump is like a golf ball in size and need a mastectomy.

Canโ€™t wait to get started to get this battle underway as itโ€™s winning just now๐Ÿ™

Have my wee chemo bag packed and ready for action and going to give the cold cap a go, fingers crossed ๐Ÿคž๐Ÿคž

Wishing everyone all the luck in the world and so comforted that not going through this alone.

Lots of love ๐Ÿ’–

Re: September 2018 Chemo Starters.

Hi! First time posting

Starting 6x ec on Thursday 6th, after having lumpectomy and 3 nodes removed (clear) Her2 positive so chemo needed ๐Ÿ˜•.Also will be getting radio, herceptin injections and tamoxifen after. Feeling very nervous and massively emotional lol. Xx

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September 2018 Chemo Starters.

Hi Ladies
This thread is for anyone who is starting chemo this month.
I hope you can all help and support each other through this challenging time.
Best wishes
Sue xx