Hppyldy's Journey:

Survivor: Breast Cancer

Patient Info: Diagnosed: about 20 years ago, Female, Stage I, HER2 Positive: No, ER Positive: Don't Know, PR Positive: Don't Know

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    • Hppyldy
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    about 4 years ago
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    Oh No

    Mammogram in March, found my own tumor in May. Oh, no!

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    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    about 4 years ago
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    Lumpectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Lymphectomy also removing 31 nodes. The sentinel node removal was just becoming recognized, and my doctor didn't want to take the chance of leaving a cancerous node there.

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

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Chemo on Thursday AM, then to work. Worked on Friday, and rested on Saturday & Sunday.

    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    about 4 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    Did get tired from time to time.

    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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