Jbenecke's Journey:

Survivor: Breast Cancer

Patient Info: Finished active treatment less than 5 years ago, Diagnosed: about 7 years ago, Female, Age: 57, Stage III, HER2 Positive: Don't Know, ER Positive: Don't Know, PR Positive: Don't Know

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    • Jbenecke
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    over 4 years ago
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    Cancer is back/Recurred

    Oh No

    In 1995 I was diagnoised with Lung Cancer and Germ Cell cancer - Finished treatment and found out that I had breast cancer

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    • Jbenecke
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    over 4 years ago
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    Surgery to remove lump in my breast

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had to have the same chemo that I had years before - known as the little red devil

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

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    The first time that I had chemo i was very sick - was in and out of hospital - the second time - not too bad

    Easy to Do: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • Jbenecke
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    over 4 years ago
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    Hospitalization

    Other Care

    The first time that they used my port, my heart stopped - they said that I had flat lined - when I came too there were doctors and nurses all around me - was admitted to hospital - but had to have chemo the next day

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    • Jbenecke
    • 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: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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    • Jbenecke
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    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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    • Jbenecke
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    over 4 years ago
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    Lost loved one

    Loss

    After 34 years with my husband, Charles, he sadly passed away in October 2012 from Multiple Myeloma

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    • Jbenecke
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    over 4 years ago
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    Breast Reconstruction (Flap)

    Procedure or Surgery

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

    Went as Expected: Not Specified
    Minimal Recovery: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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