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|6/20/2009||Lillie - No need to post this as it's a thank you note... I'm the 40 year old who wrote in about my pain-in-the-rear HER2+++ tiny tumors. Thank you for your quick response. The disagreement about small, early HER2+ cancers is quite interesting. I pulled and read some of the retrospective studies and will be watching with curiosity for any prospective treatment trials. We'll see if my chemo choice gets validated over the long run. I imagine I am not the only person who's making this decision this year. What a nice wish you gave me, for peace. I hope you are peaceful too. You give a lot of people an outlet for their worries, which is a very kind and selfless thing to do. Off to chemo! Blue skies. L.|
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|6/21/2009||thanks for those kind words. I greatly appreciate them. Yes, you are definitely not alone in watching how things play out statistically with yourself and others in the same situation who share your pathology results. hang in... LS|
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