shayna's Journey:

Survivor: Breast Cancer

Patient Info: Living with cancer as a chronic illness (undergoing adjuvant therapy), Diagnosed: over 6 years ago, Female, Age: 62, Stage II, HER2 Positive: Yes, ER Positive: Yes, PR Positive: Don't Know

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    • shayna
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    over 4 years ago
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    Lumpectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Also had sentinel node biopsy, scars still sensitive two years later. Unable to wear underwire bras.

    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • shayna
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    over 4 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Nausea helped by meds, no pain, missed minimal work, unable to eat during week of chemo, then appetite returned. No lasting weight loss (good & bad).

    Easy to Do: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • shayna
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    over 4 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

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

    Painless Experience: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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  4. 4
    • shayna
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    over 4 years ago
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    Finished treatment

    Celebration

    Two year cancerversary in March 2013! Woo-Hoo! After surgery, chemo & radiation, just taking Femara for five years. Need to party!

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