ibcword's Journey with Inflammatory Breast Cancer

Survivor: Breast Cancer > Inflammatory Breast Cancer

Patient Info: Currently in active treatment (initial surgery, receiving chemo rounds/radiation), Diagnosed: almost 11 years ago, Female, Age: 56, Stage IIIC, HER2 Positive: No, ER Positive: Yes, PR Positive: Yes

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    • Experience with Inflammatory Breast Ca...
    over 10 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Four treatments with AC and four treatments with Taxol

    Easy to Do: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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    over 10 years ago
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    Medicine for low white blood cell count

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

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

    Easy to Do: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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    over 10 years ago
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    Pain

    Side Effects

    The pain hits in the muscles, joints, and bone. It moves around and changes intensity and lasts 5-7 days.

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    over 10 years ago
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    Anemia (low red blood cell counts)

    Side Effects

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    over 10 years ago
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    Hair loss (alopecia)

    Side Effects

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    over 10 years ago
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    Chemo brain

    Side Effects

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    over 10 years ago
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    Fatigue (tiredness)

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    over 10 years ago
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    Flu-like symptoms (fever, chills, sweats)

    Side Effects

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    over 10 years ago
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    Nerve damage (peripheral neuropathy)

    Side Effects

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    over 10 years ago
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    Swallowing problems

    Side Effects

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    over 10 years ago
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    Taste change/loss

    Side Effects

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    • Experience with Inflammatory Breast Ca...
    over 10 years ago
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    Weight loss

    Side Effects

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    • Experience with Inflammatory Breast Ca...
    over 10 years ago
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    Double Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

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

    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Experience with Inflammatory Breast Ca...
    about 10 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

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

    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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