agapeangel's Journey with Invasive (Infiltrating) Ductal Carcin...

Patient: Breast Cancer > Invasive (Infiltrating) Ductal Carcinoma

Patient Info: Currently in active treatment (initial surgery, receiving chemo rounds/radiation), Diagnosed: over 4 years ago, Female, Age: 50, Stage IIIA, HER2 Positive: Yes, ER Positive: No, PR Positive: No

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    • agapeangel
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrat...
    over 4 years ago
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    Single or double mastectomy

    Decision Point

    This person has yet to add any details about this experience.

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    • agapeangel
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrat...
    over 4 years ago
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    Health insurance issue

    Oh No

    disenrollment letter confusions delayed getting 2nd mammo etc... Got it worked out from Nov to Dec., 2nd mammo (3D) and ultrasound in Dec., 1 week delay in getting biopsy scheduled due to no sched avail at the time. Jan 15th biopsy done and IDC confirmed.

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  3. 3
    • agapeangel
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    over 4 years ago
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    Double Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

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    Went as Expected: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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  4. 4
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    over 4 years ago
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    Sentinel lymph node biopsy

    Procedure or Surgery

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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  5. 5
    • agapeangel
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    over 4 years ago
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    Breakthrough

    Celebration

    Surgery went well. Surgeon removed all breast cancer cells and removed 4 lymph nodes identified with blue dye as having cancer from breast cancer.

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    • agapeangel
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    over 4 years ago
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    stereotactic core needle biopsy

    Procedure or Surgery

    This person has yet to add any details about this experience.

    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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