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February 19, 2010

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Blesslily

Dear Bena,
I saw your post from another forum and you mentioned about your blog, so here I am! My sister is about the same age as you, and just got the final word of metaplastic cancer today. She had her surgery done, but in New Zealand, they removed the drain when the liquid was less than 40 ml/24 hrs. So the nurse removed the drain while it was 39ml/day. Now she had 85ml liquid in her chest and got removed today by some type of needle. I'm not sure if that will be a long term problem for her.
My sister won't be able to do chemotherapy until April, but one of my close friend who had triple negative breast cancer last year, she wore a wig and it looked so beautiful on her. You are very beautiful, and you can consider to try a wig and try different styles! That's what I told my sister. Besides, you have a loving family and that will make you look even more beautiful!

bena roberts

Hi, thanks for finding me here! I am sorry for your sister. My sister is also a great support for me. When your sister is up to it she can email me as this disease is quite rare.

April should be fine for Chemo - they recommend here (in Germany) about 60 days after the final operation - so it should work out good.

I am going to write a post about my hair falling out and the wig thing!!!

thanks again, Bena

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  • Bena Roberts was a busy blogger/ journalist when she found out she had Metaplastic Breast Cancer nearly 4 years ago. She had FEC-D Chemotherapy in Frankfurt Uni-Klinik and was on the Panther trial. Remarkably she beat her Stage 2b Grade 3 diagnosis and now runs a Facebook group for other women with Metaplastic Breast Cancer. She works for several local charities and is now retired from the world of mobile marketing and technology. Bena has taught Business English at the Telekom and is currently a freelance relocation agent for Frankfurt and Darmstadt. Contact Benabroberts @ gmail. com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MetaplasticBreastCancer Facebook: Closed Group Metaplastic Breast Cancer

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