Nancy B. Bates (PERS, EMOT, INFO, SIDE)
409 North Main Street, Wake Forest, NC 27587
919.556.2111 (h) or 919.210.2524 (c)
Original diagnosis in 1997 at age 53. ER positive. Mastectomy, chemotherapy, radiation and tamoxifen (five years). Lymphedema diagnosed in 2004. Other side effects include cataracts and severe osteoarthritis.
Melissa Friedman (PERS, EMOT, INFO, SIDE)
Contact daytime and early evening
Original diagnosis in 2007 at age 31. ER positive. Sentinel node biopsy (1 positive node), radiation, chemotherapy, bilateral mastectomy with reconstruction (latissimus dorsi flap). “I would love to help young women who are dealing with post-treatment fertility issues.” (Contact also for Chatham County)
Sue Kopkind (PERS, EMOT, SIDE)
1409 Creekstone Lane, Cary, NC 27511
Original diagnosis in 1988 at age 41. ER negative. Single mastectomy and chemotherapy. Recurrence in 1988. Radiation and bone marrow transplant.
Nellie Lytvinenko-Childress (PERS, EMOT, INFO, SIDE)
7920 Netherlands Drive, Raleigh, NC 27606
919.367.0056 or 800.326.3562 (h/w)
Original diagnosis in 2000 at age 46. ER positive. Single mastectomy with reconstruction (silicone implants), chemotherapy, radiation, stem cell transplant and tamoxifen.
Claire McCullough (PERS, EMOT, INFO, CLIN, ADVO, SIDE)
106 Chattell Close, Cary, NC 27518
919.233.3537 (h) or 919.854.5790 (w)
Contact evenings and weekends
Original diagnosis in 1999 at age 47. Single mastectomy,chemotherapy, radiation and reconstruction.
Barbara Parker (PERS, INFO, ADVO, CLIN, SIDE)
4325 Lambeth Drive, Raleigh, NC 27609
Contact in evenings
Original diagnosis in 1990 at age 45. ER positive. Lumpectomy. Second diagnosis in same breast in 1990, then single mastectomy, chemotherapy and reconstruction. Later developed lymphedema. Removal of implant and free TRAM reconstruction in 2004.
Carol Shaw (PERS, EMOT)
8851 Mariner Drive, Raleigh, NC 27615
919.518.2705 (h) or 919.260.6794 (c)
Contact in evenings after 8:00 pm
Original diagnosis in 1991 at age 44. ER negative. Single mastectomy and reconstruction (saline implant).