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Chemo for Triple Negative?

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Emma_B
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Re: Chemo for Triple Negative?

Hi Lou, 

Thanks for your response to my other posts. I can’t reply there as it’s been closed. 
Hope your appointment went well and you got the answers to your questions. 
Emma

LouJP
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Re: Chemo for Triple Negative?

Hi

Having gone through chemo, if it can be avoided, I would definitely do so.

Guess we have to trust in their decisions.

xx

 

bookish
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Re: Chemo for Triple Negative?

Hi 6cjg

I was also diagnosed this year with TNBC, and it was also caught really small - and no chemo for me, either. 

Obviously there are a lot more issues feeding into individual decisions, but in my experience they are always massively keen on (over) doing the 'just in case' stuff, so when they say no to something like that I take it as a good sign!

6cjg
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Re: Chemo for Triple Negative?

Hi,

Thanks for your response.  If I don't do chemo, there's no other treatment. Just monitoring every year.

x

LouJP
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Re: Chemo for Triple Negative?

HI

I don't know whether chemo is normal for TNBC as one thing I have learnt is that we are all very different.

I had a tumour in my breast and lymph node so did have chemo, surgery and radiotherapy.

If you are not having chemo, may I ask what if anything now happens for you?

xx

 

6cjg
Member

Chemo for Triple Negative?

Hi,

Two years ago I had lumpectomy and rads for hormone + IDC.

This year I was diagnosed with TNBC and have had DMX.

I saw the oncologist who said I didn't need chemo as the tumour was so small (they think it was all removed at the biopsies, as they could only find DCIS after the op).

But everything I've read says you should have chemo for TNBC.

Interested in what everyone else has been told!

Thanks