• Nanwalk1
    • Experience with Inflammatory Breast C...
    almost 5 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I will be getting several scans next week and if no changes, will start chemo with Abraxane. Anyone on this med?

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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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    • Tammy27
    • Experience with Inflammatory Breast Ca...
    almost 5 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Chemotherapy was extremely hard on my body. I had to take a leave of absence from my job. My daily routine was no longer my daily ro...

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    Easy to Do: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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  1. almost 5 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Lost 25 pounds in total from this round of chemo. Don't have much of an appetite when you are in the bathroom constantly. I wi...

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    Easy to Do: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  2. about 5 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I'll have to look up the name of this med, but within a week of the first infusion, the tumors on my chest began to dry up. It was ...

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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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    • rtburg
    • Experience with Inflammatory Breast Cancer
    about 5 years ago
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    IV Antibiotics

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I had a chemical burn caused by a leaking port. The antibiotics prevented it from getting infected, and the burn healed.

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • shycat
    • Experience with Inflammatory Breast Cancer
    about 5 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Today was my last chemo (dose dense ACT every 2 weeks). Dreading the bone/joint pain that will start on Saturday but happy to have ...

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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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    • Pepsi
    • Experience with Inflammatory Breast Cancer
    about 5 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Had 4 months of chemo the 1st med I don't know the name the 2nd chemo med taxol horrible. So many different side effects & emotions

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    Easy to Do: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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    • rtburg
    • Experience with Inflammatory Breast Cancer
    over 5 years ago
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    Targeted therapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I will have to take the targeted medicine, herceptin, for a year.

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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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    • rtburg
    • Experience with Inflammatory Breast Cancer
    over 5 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    All the health care workers are very agreeable and helpful. The redness around the power port site has developed into a second-degr...

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • rtburg
    • Experience with Inflammatory Breast Cancer
    over 5 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    It was not as bad as I thought it would be. I did have to stop working.

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    Easy to Do: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • tina66
    • Experience with Inflammatory Breast Cancer
    over 5 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Just started Xeloda with Radiation. I am on a low dose for now.

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    Easy to Do: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • Judith62
    • Experience with Inflammatory Breast C...
    over 5 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Had 4 cycles FEC with a few side effects and cancer shrunk then had 2 out of 4 cycles of taxol. Had awful time with side effects an...

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