virginisland11's Journey with Breast Cancer

Survivor: Breast Cancer

Patient Info: Finished active treatment less than 5 years ago, Diagnosed: almost 6 years ago, Female, Age: 50, Stage IIB, HER2 Positive: No, ER Positive: Yes, PR Positive: No

  1. 1
    almost 4 years ago
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    Oh No

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  2. 2
    almost 4 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

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    Easy to Do: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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  3. 3
    almost 4 years ago
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    My mind/Sense of Humor

    Loss

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  4. 4
    almost 4 years ago
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    Confusion

    Side Effects

    I had eating problems where I had no taste for 6mths. Was very depressed and fatigue.

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  5. 5
    almost 4 years ago
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    Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    After surgery I had very limited mobilty. I had to have physical therapy.

    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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  6. 6
    almost 4 years ago
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    I needed to make the decision of lumpectomy or mastectomy.

    Decision Point

    From the time I was diagnosi I made the decision to have a masectomy but first need to talk it over with my 4kids first.

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  7. 7
    almost 4 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    I had to have radiation for 8weeks 5days a week. It left me weak n I started burnig so I had to stop radiation for 3days and use aloe gel.

    Painless Experience: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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  8. 8
    almost 4 years ago
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    Other Care

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  9. 9
    almost 4 years ago
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    Oh No

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