Smaug's Journey with Breast Cancer

Caregiver: Breast Cancer

Patient Info: Living with cancer as a chronic illness (undergoing adjuvant therapy), Diagnosed: over 4 years ago, Female, Age: 57, Stage I, HER2 Positive: No, ER Positive: Yes, PR Positive: Yes

  1. 1
    • Smaug
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    almost 4 years ago
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    OB/GYN phoned my fiancee to give her diagnosis of breast cancer

    Oh No

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    • Smaug
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    almost 4 years ago
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    Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    The surgery went well and we liked my fiancees breast surgeon and plastic surgeon but subsequently she got two cases of cellulitis & had to be hospitalized on IV antibiotics.

    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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  3. 3
    • Smaug
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    almost 4 years ago
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    Oh No

    Mammography indicated abnormality

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    • Smaug
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    almost 4 years ago
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    Oh No

    Cellulitis-Post op infection. Hospitalized two different times on IV antibiotics.

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  5. 5
    • Smaug
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    almost 4 years ago
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    Oncotype testing revealed no chemotherapy is necessary.

    Celebration

    Oncotype (genetic) testing my fiance scored an 8 out of 100 - YaY!! She only needs adjuvant therapy!!

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