• cly
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrating) Du...
    over 2 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    32 rounds of radiation and 2 boosts to breast and nodes

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    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • Sharil
    • Experience with Inflammatory Breast Cancer
    over 2 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    The after effects were difficult my surgical site was very painful and took a long time to get back to normal

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    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • Linda72
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    over 2 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    Also had cyber knife radiation. Months after treatment having pain and have steroid induced diabetes.

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    Painless Experience: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  1. over 2 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    Looked great when radiation ended, but blistered during the two weeks following. Serious looking burns, blister, itching, and final...

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    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Tgrosso
    • Experience with Triple-Negative Breast...
    over 2 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    I had Rads for pain control. Rads on 2 different machines. one for chest wall and other to right under arm nodes. it was painless ...

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    Painless Experience: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • TeresaL1
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltratin...
    over 2 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    I start my radiation treatments on Tuesday. I’m already exhausted. Won’t the treatments make me tired also?

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    Painless Experience: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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    • Tattooboo
    • Experience with Triple-Negative Brea...
    over 2 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    8 weeks 5 days a week

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    Painless Experience: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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    • Michi
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    over 2 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    I am fair skinned so I burned quite badly; saline soaks were a lifesaver

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • Debs3can
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    over 2 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    I had 36 radiation treatments. The fatigue was not as bad as with chemo, but I was tired. Near the end of my treatment, I develope...

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    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • RiaSC123
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    over 2 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    My breast became a raw, red, open piece of meat within my first week of radiation & as I am allergic to every burn & antibiotic oint...

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • Kimma
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    over 2 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    Caused extreme fatigue, but could've been complicated by my 40 lb. weight loss during chemo. Mid-way through I had shingles that ra...

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    Painless Experience: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • Eliz
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    over 2 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    External burns

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    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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