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TOPIC:   Semi-Annual Testing 


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KIPPER_KID
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1/31/09 7:03 P

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I suspect anxiety is the norm - my mum never reached the stage where she didn't get anxious, even after 25 years, but then she was one of nature's worriers (a trait I have unfortunately inherited). Others may eventually reach a place of peace about their checks, I don't know...............

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1/29/09 10:06 P

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Definately. I did for the first one at 3 mos. and still do now 5 1/2 years later!


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1/29/09 6:02 P

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Does everyone feel some anxiety before their check-up?


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1/28/09 5:53 P

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I suppose everyone is different, but I had my first post-op mammogram/check-up at 3 months, then every 3 mos. for a year, when I went to every 6 mos. for 3 yrs.


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I'm at the three month post operation phase and not yet to a semiannual mammogram. At what point does that begin?




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6/25/08 9:37 P

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Glad to hear all is clear for you! Congratulations.


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6/25/08 7:26 A

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I vote for boring too!!!! my annual mammo and ultra sounds on Mon. wasn't boring... but all turned out well... fine needle aspiration they did was NOT cancer.. just a lymph node.. but it was a very stressful 2 hours..... I am a 13 yr. survivor!! and I plan on adding another year every year!!!


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Let's hope boring is for all of us!!!


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6/24/08 9:03 P

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Congratulations on the great report Lisa - boring is good emoticon



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We just got back from our routine semi-annual testing. At this point, I'm still "cancer-free"...no indication that my cancer has found a new home in my body. I'm rather pleased and grateful that my doc appointments continue to be "boring" and have no indication that this will change. He has a plan for me that runs for the next 3 years and then 5 years after that. I intend that the next 8 years will continue to be "boring".

Let's all hope and pray that "boring" is my new normal. !!!

Life is good!


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