• Zappy
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    almost 7 years ago
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    Targeted therapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    To begin at the end of November with TCH

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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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    • Nancebeth
    • Experience with Mixed Tumors, Breast...
    almost 7 years ago
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    Targeted therapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Started Tamoxifen and it sucks. Everything is dry, my skin is cracking, my lips are so dry they hurt. I am getting rashes from it. I...

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Ranee
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    about 7 years ago
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    Targeted therapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I had chemo every two weeks instead of the standard three for hormone positive ca. Along with the chemo were anti-nausea meds, anti...

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    Easy to Do: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Snooks
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    about 7 years ago
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    Targeted therapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    My doctor suggested a three-drug chemo mixture based on the fact that my breast cancer was small, but invasive. I was fully warned ...

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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  1. about 7 years ago
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    Targeted therapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I am getting Herceptin for the HER2. Since I am getting chemotherapy at the same time, I am not sure if any of the side effects are...

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    Easy to Do: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • RitaE
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    about 7 years ago
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    Targeted therapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    During radiation, the hardest thing for me was to leave work every day at the same time and get to the radiologist for 5 minutes of ...

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    Easy to Do: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • LisaU
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    about 7 years ago
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    Targeted therapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Took 3 different chemo drugs for the first 4 treatments which were every 2 weeks. Cytoxan, fluorouracil, and adriamycin. I had a por...

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Viking
    • Experience with Inflammatory Breast Cancer
    about 7 years ago
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    Targeted therapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Herceptin continues every three weeks. I am exhausted from the summer of radiation. I moved to another town to take my mother to he...

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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  2. about 7 years ago
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    Targeted therapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Not sure what Herceptin is actually considered but I was not able to take the full course of it due to congestive heart failure resu...

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    Easy to Do: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • mdy215
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrating)...
    about 7 years ago
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    Targeted therapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Oral tabs that I take nightly. Some minor muscle cramping.

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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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  3. about 7 years ago
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    Targeted therapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    This is a recurrant dx. In 2008 I had two lumpectomies due to a stage 1a dx and DCIS. Put on Femara. Fine for four years. This p...

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • STOPBC
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    about 7 years ago
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    Targeted therapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    After chemo I needed to start on Tamoxifen for 5 years, I'm on my 3rd year alreay! At the begining while my body adjusted to its ef...

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