• kartoon
    • Experience with Breast Cancer in Men
    over 1 year ago
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    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I dont think it helps if I feel worst on it but I guess its the would be worse if I didnt

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • Gma73
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrating) ...
    over 3 years ago
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    Afinitor

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Tiredness really altered my sense of taste as most food tasted rotten. After much trial and error found that very spicy and hot sauc...

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    Easy to Do: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • rfiorella
    • Experience with Breast Cancer in Men
    almost 5 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I had every side effect listed. It was really tough on me. also from Taxol I got Neuropathy. then they changed the drug to Taxine an...

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    Easy to Do: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • pellis45
    • Experience with Breast Cancer in Men
    over 5 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Very hard to deal with nausea and now fatigue

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    Easy to Do: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • smit8100
    • Experience with Breast Cancer in Men
    over 5 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Doc switched me from Abraxane with it's many side effects a month ago, to Faslodex IM, with minimal side effects (rare hot flash) wh...

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    Easy to Do: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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    • smit8100
    • Experience with Breast Cancer in Men
    over 6 years ago
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    Anemia medicine

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    2 shots, in 2 days.

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • smit8100
    • Experience with Breast Cancer in Men
    over 6 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Arimidex discontinued - not effective after 3 months. New chemo - Abraxane WEEKLY until further notice.

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    Easy to Do: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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    • smit8100
    • Experience with Breast Cancer in Men
    over 6 years ago
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    Bone strengthening drugs

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Xgeva x3. No side effects.

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • smit8100
    • Experience with Breast Cancer in Men
    over 6 years ago
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    Bone strengthening drugs

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    One monthly shot, can't get easier than that.

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    Easy to Do: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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    • smit8100
    • Experience with Breast Cancer in Men
    over 6 years ago
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    Arimidex. 1 mg

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Arimidex d/c'd after 3 months when tumor marker CA-15 test level was 2000 + units. Normal level is 0-30. Oncologist put me on Abr...

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    Easy to Do: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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    • BigD
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrating) D...
    almost 7 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Getting six rounds of TC combination. Also known as T: Taxotere® (docetaxel). C: Cytoxan® (cyclophosphamide). About three days aft...

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    Easy to Do: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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    • buffcody
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltratin...
    almost 7 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I found chemo, in my case CMF, to be easier than I expected, but I would not call the almost six month process either easy to do or ...

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    Easy to Do: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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