Jamie Valvano Howard Has Breast Cancer

I am not sure about you, but I had a feeling in my stomach, that I had not had for years when I saw the paper this morning. When you see “Valvano & Cancer” in a headline it brings back a lot of bad memories. The bad news is that Jamie Valvano Howard has cancer. The good news is the prognosis is a good, and doctors found no cancer in any other part of her body.

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One Response to Jamie Valvano Howard Has Breast Cancer

  1. Carole Carey 12/09/2005 at 1:42 PM #

    I was dxed with invasive ducatal carcinoma breast cancer a year ago this month. They did a needle biopsy (5 of them),and lot of needle sticks, a lumpectomy, a sentinel node renoval. I it had not spread!! I also have Parkinson’s Disease. I had brain surgery in 1999. The Impulse Generator implanted under my collarbone had to be replaced and removed to the abdomen so I had another major surgery going on at the same time!. I ended with radiation therapy for 5 weeks and had six radioactibe tubes inserted in my breast in the hospital in which they did three treatments before I even started the radiation. The tubes gave you the equivalent of 3-5 regular treatments. I take one Arimidex a day and because I have PD and a history of osteoporosis. I take a weekly bone pill and lots of different supplements. I am being treated for low thyroid as well.So I am one of their interesting cases. Like Jimmy V ‘n me, I don’t give up. I never give up!!

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