Samcharlie's Journey with Breast Cancer

Survivor: Breast Cancer

Patient Info: Finished active treatment more than 5 years ago, Diagnosed: almost 8 years ago, Female, Age: 66, Stage IIA, HER2 Positive: No, ER Positive: Yes, PR Positive: Yes

  1. 1
    about 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: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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  2. 2
    about 4 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

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

    Radiation

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    Painless Experience: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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  4. 4
    about 4 years ago
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    Taylor X

    Clinical Trial

    rotated to chemo. doctors agreed I needed chemo and had suggested if I was not rotated to chemo I should drop out of clinical trial. My tumor was grade 3 and was described as very aggresive.

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  5. 5
    about 4 years ago
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    Bone thinning (osteoporosis)

    Side Effects

    Osteoporosis

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  6. 6
    about 4 years ago
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    Weight gain

    Side Effects

    Chemo brain, fatigue, depression, hair loss, weight gain, etc.

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  7. 7
    about 4 years ago
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    Oh No

    I was diagnosed during my vacation! I had the ONCO Type Dx study with resulting 14 score. All doctors involved recommended chemo and radiation. I agreed to participate in the Taylor X study and was randomized to chemo.

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  8. 8
    almost 4 years ago
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    Clinical Trial

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

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  9. 9
    over 3 years ago
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    Oh No

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

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  10. 10
    over 3 years ago
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    Procedure or Surgery

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    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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