Debbie's Journey

Timeline created by thepinkribbonprincess
Event Date: Event Title: Event Description:
Timeline Mammogram I had my yearly mammogram.
Timeline Diagnosis May 11, 2006 was the first time I was told I had cancer.
Timeline Surgery 1: Mastectomy My first surgery after the diagnosis was a double mastectomy and the placement of expanders in my body.
Timeline Surgery 2: Lymph Nodes After the first surgery, I found out I had to have 13 lymph nodes removed.
Timeline Surgery 3: Port placement My third surgery was to have a port placed in my body.
Timeline Saline injections Beginning in July '06, I had to have saline injections for the expanders every other week.
Timeline Chemo I began chemotherapy; it was four cycles: adriamycin-cytoxan every other week.
Timeline Surgery 4: Implants I had reconstructive surgery that September - I got my "new boobs" for my birthday.
Timeline 50th Birthday September 7, 2006 was my 50th birthday.
Timeline Chemo: 2nd round I started my second round of chemotherapy. It was four cycles: taxol-herceptin every other week.
Timeline Taxol chemo This was the last day of my taxol chemotherapy.
Timeline Femera I started taking the cancer pill Femera, a hormonal therapy.
Timeline Surgery 5: Hysterectomy I had a hysterectomy that December.
Timeline Cancer free The following January I had a PET scan. My results: "cancer free."
Timeline Jeff's passing A few days later my good friend Jeff passed away from cancer.
Timeline Herceptin I stopped taking Herceptin in April of 2007.
Timeline Surgery 6: Fix new breast I have to have surgery to fix my new breast.
Timeline Surgery 7 That June I had yet another surgery on my breast.