PostalLady's Journey with Triple-Negative Breast Cancer, Ductal

Survivor: Breast Cancer > Invasive (Infiltrating) Ductal Carcinoma > Triple-Negative Breast Cancer

Patient Info: Prefer not to answer/not applicable/unsure, Diagnosed: over 7 years ago, Female, Age: 42, Stage IV, HER2 Positive: No, ER Positive: No, PR Positive: No

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    • PostalLady
    • Experience with Triple-Negative Bre...
    over 4 years ago
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    Money

    Oh No

    Didn't realize that it was so much about the money up front. Had to have the biopsy done and the surgeon wouldn't do the biopsy until I paid my co-pay upfront which was several hundred dollars that I didn't have.

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    • PostalLady
    • Experience with Triple-Negative Bre...
    over 4 years ago
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    Double Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had my surgery as an out patient procedure and had very minimal pain which I was anticipating more and the use of more pain meds which I didn't have to do, thank goodness!!

    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • PostalLady
    • Experience with Triple-Negative Bre...
    over 4 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I did the cytoxin and taxotere regime and side effects were not as bad as I expected but the Nuelasta shot was a different story:/

    Easy to Do: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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    • PostalLady
    • Experience with Triple-Negative Bre...
    over 4 years ago
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    Finished treatment

    Celebration

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

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    • PostalLady
    • Experience with Triple-Negative Bre...
    over 4 years ago
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    Cancer has spread/Metastasized

    Oh No

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

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