Hopeisnear's Journey with Breast Cancer

Survivor: Breast Cancer

Patient Info: Finished active treatment less than 5 years ago, Diagnosed: over 5 years ago, Female, Age: 59, Stage II, HER2 Positive: No, ER Positive: Yes, PR Positive: Yes

  1. 1
    over 4 years ago
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    Lumpectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

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

    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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  2. 2
    over 4 years ago
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    Hormone therapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Taxotere put me in the hospital for 14days with a .4 below white cells count and burning sensation inside part of my body that burn my feet and hands. That took a toll on me. Catching Cdeff bacteria in the hospital. That part of my journey.

    Easy to Do: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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  3. 3
    over 4 years ago
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    Internal radiation

    Radiation

    Radiation went well till after the treatment is when I felt tired, a hey and sore.

    Painless Experience: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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  4. 4
    over 4 years ago
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    Low white blood cell counts (neutropenia)

    Side Effects

    Fatigue, chemo brain, neuropathy, hot flashes, hand foot syndrome, breast tenderness, after treatment

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