Sally Bruner Drees
Sally Bruner Drees

I signed! I was diagnosed originally as an "early stager" in late 2006. Did everything I was supposed to do -- bilateral mast, chemo and four years of Tamoxifen, but the beast spread anyway - four and a half years from my original diagnosis. I am now Stage IV and feel like people out there do not understand that through all the pink, women AND men are still dying at almost the same rate they were 20 years ago. No one can tell us why some of us metastasize and other's don't. Until that...

I signed! I was diagnosed originally as an "early stager" in late 2006. Did everything I was supposed to do -- bilateral mast, chemo and four years of Tamoxifen, but the beast spread anyway - four and a half years from my original diagnosis. I am now Stage IV and feel like people out there do not understand that through all the pink, women AND men are still dying at almost the same rate they were 20 years ago. No one can tell us why some of us metastasize and other's don't. Until that question can be answered we are no where near a cure. We need funding for metastatic research. Please don't continue to support writing off the Mets girls - we want to live, too. We are warriors to - fighting to live every single day.

Rachel Boullion Wickman
Rachel Boullion Wickman
  • Sally Bruner Drees

Hell yeah we are!!!

Dawn Parizek
Dawn Parizek
  • Sally Bruner Drees

I signed!!

Dawn Parizek
Dawn Parizek
  • Sally Bruner Drees

And forwarded on to 25 friends.

Jaimie Spring
Jaimie Spring
  • Sally Bruner Drees

Well said! Much love to you my met Sista:-)

Toni Esposito Johnson
Toni Esposito Johnson
  • Sally Bruner Drees

Absolutely agree with this! With you 100%.

Kathy Thomas
Kathy Thomas
  • Sally Bruner Drees

Stage IV --- We are the true warriors!!!

Deshan Irendra de Silva
Deshan Irendra de Silva
  • Sally Bruner Drees

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Barbara Ambroselli
Barbara Ambroselli

for you big sis justine, and nee. strong survivors xoxo! much love and power to you!

Justine Mastanduno
Justine Mastanduno
  • Barbara Ambroselli

much love to you, too, lil sis.....we're strong because we're supported by people like YOU

Susan C. Smith
Susan C. Smith

For my friend Carole oxoxoxoxoxox.

Susan C. Smith
Susan C. Smith
  • Susan C. Smith

Please sign this petition for your girlfriends, daughters, mothers, aunts, sisters, daughters, nieces and most importantly for yourself!!!! This is what my dear friend Carole is still battling in hospice!!! I wish her peace. oxoxoxoxox

Delphine Williams
Delphine Williams

I'm happy to sign.......a cause very close to my heart.

Tonderlaya Furman
Tonderlaya Furman
  • Delphine Williams

Let's keep it moving, Del!

Linda MacKenzie
Linda MacKenzie

This is really important to me.

Norma Marland Sjogren
Norma Marland Sjogren
  • Linda MacKenzie

I signed it, Lin...it's important to me too, Love ya

Cora Lillemon
Cora Lillemon

Ok now I'm really scared. To start off, I did sign the cause. In 2005 I found a lump, got a mamo followed by an altra sound with a follow up with my doctor. She said density. In 2005 the same thing but she said density with cysts. In 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2010. All the same thing, "it's nothing but tissue density with possible cysts". why possible I ask," because of the density we can't see all of your tissue" I'm told. "Don't worry so much, your fine". Well my mother had breast cancer...

Ok now I'm really scared. To start off, I did sign the cause. In 2005 I found a lump, got a mamo followed by an altra sound with a follow up with my doctor. She said density. In 2005 the same thing but she said density with cysts. In 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2010. All the same thing, "it's nothing but tissue density with possible cysts". why possible I ask," because of the density we can't see all of your tissue" I'm told. "Don't worry so much, your fine". Well my mother had breast cancer so I always worried. On Easter day 2011 I felt a lump so big it felt like a gulf ball. I told my family, this time I'm doing it different, I'm going right to an oncologist and skipping the GYN. He sent me for a mammo followed by an altra sound, he thought there was good cause for a biopsy. A week later I'm diagnosed with stage 3B breast cancer. 5 centermeters big. Doctor said that for it to be so big it had to be growing for 8 to 10 years. was I missed diagnosed all this time I asked. Yes, he said. How I ask when I have had a mammo every 2 years since I was 21 than every year since 2005? He tells me that breast density is often the cause for this. most doctors don't feel they have to look for further reasons for the lump. So my advice is if you fine a lump and they do a mammo and an altra sound than there's enough reason to get a biopsy. I went through a lumpectomy which took about 1/3 of my breast, 7 months of chemo, (the Anderson Method), 7 weeks of radiation daily and now 5 years of chemo pills. I couldn't get support no where, not finachially anyhow. I couldn't even find anyplace that would help me borrow a wheelchair because I was to weak to walk any distance on my own.
The only support I was offered was group councelling. No thank you but can you help me get this bill payed? No sorry is what I was always told. Anyway, I can't imagine what it would be like to get it back because if there's no research or not enough that would pretty much make me a statistic wouldn't it?
So on that note, I'm in for whatever it is we need to do to cause an awareness to raise more money for stage 4 breast cancer. Your friend in suffering, Cora Lillemon.

Cora Lillemon
Cora Lillemon
  • Cora Lillemon

Thank you Dee, and I know your there. I know if I were to pick up the phone you would be on the other end. Love you too. :)

Overseer Reva Ferrell Chaney

PRAYER CHANGES ALL THINGS AMEN' LET US TOGETHER PRAY WITHOUT CEASING.

Lajuan Davis
Lajuan Davis
  • Overseer Reva Ferrell Chaney

Amen

Carmen Roll
Carmen Roll

It will not let me sign the petition.

Terra Nova
Terra Nova
  • Carmen Roll

Dear Carmen, I have had some folks tell me that they had trouble signing and then realized they were not using the same facebook name, please try again as every signature matters. Thank you!

Nicholas Le Guern
Nicholas Le Guern

My dear wife is a survivor by Gods grace. Fortunately, she had it diagnosed and treated in stage 1 and is in great shape, Thanks to the good doctors and her sister surgeon at Mt. Sinai Hospital NY.

Dot Webb
Dot Webb
  • Nicholas Le Guern

Thats great news Nick, I too am a surviver by Gods grace

BillKrysti Hughett
BillKrysti Hughett

Diagnosed with Stage IV IBC in March of 2005 with lung mets and later brain mets. Still here because of many things - research being one and we need more and funding for it!

Deshan Irendra de Silva
Deshan Irendra de Silva
  • BillKrysti Hughett

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