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    Angiosarcoma---need info.
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    GGrandmaJan posted:
    Hello All,
    I have searched the "Net" for information on Angiosarcoma. Came here as I cannot find much info on it. Has anyone heard of this related to breast cancer.

    Thank you for any replies.
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    judyfams responded:
    Unfortunately I too never heard of this, but I did find two informative websites. The second link seems to be a more comprehensive medical type site - but can still be understood by lay people.

    the links are:

    http://breastcancer.about.com/od/types/p/angiosarcoma.htm

    http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/276512-clinical#a0217


    If these links do not work just go to Google and type in angiosarcoma of the breast.

    Hopefully there may be more replies from people who have had some personlal experience with this.

    Good luck to you.
    Judy
     
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    rachael67 replied to judyfams's response:
    For the "oldies"...This post is from Jan (lucky'smom)!! She needs our prayers and good thoughts as well as support and any info you can offer! Surgery is scheduled for April 21.

    All community members, be ready to board Pinkie to escort her!!

    Blessings.
    Rachael
    Just when the caterpillar thought her world was over, she became a butterfly! Don't give up five minutes before the miracle!!
     
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    Janice_78 responded:
    I wish that I could help, but hopefully the links above will provide you with the information that you're seeking.

    Good luck!
     
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    eileent54 responded:
    Hello- My daughter had AS of the breast (primary) . There is an entire "family " of angiosarcoma folks at www.cureasc.org We also have a facebook page. So sorry you are dealing with it- If it is you that has it and you are a grandma, I am assuming you had breast cancer treated previously with radiation and now have secondary angiosarcoma? You will find much info, help and comfort on our FB page and also on our website. Good luck to you
     
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    eileent54 responded:
    My daughter had AS of the breast- Our "family" of angiosarcoma survivors can be found at www.cureasc.org
     
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    GGrandmaJan replied to judyfams's response:
    Thanks so much for the websites. Very helpful.

    I will know Tues, 26th what I am facing this time around.
     
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    GGrandmaJan replied to rachael67's response:
    Oh Racheal,
    You ae our Rock!!!! Many thanks for the note and Warrior stone. Yes, I do remember Mary (fill in the blank) Beth.

    Again thank you so much.

    I am really tired and sleeping a lot. BUT made it thru the surg and will know in a few days what I am facing.

    Love and Hugs to you. Jan
     
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    GGrandmaJan replied to eileent54's response:
    Yes, 3 out of 4 Drs seem to think that is what it is. Caused from Radiation Treatmens. will know in few days. sometimes not knowing this time is relieving my mind. Once the Dx is made then have to make decisions again as to Round 2.

    Hope all is well with you.

    Hugs and Prayers for all of us. Jan


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