pattiann's Journey:

Survivor: Breast Cancer > Inflammatory Breast Cancer

Patient Info: Finished active treatment less than 5 years ago, Diagnosed: over 8 years ago, Female, Age: 59, Stage IV, HER2 Positive: Yes, ER Positive: Don't Know, PR Positive: Don't Know

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    • Experience with Inflammatory Breast C...
    almost 4 years ago
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    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    the shot that was to boost the white blood cell production was the worst. and towards the end of treatment, the diarhea was the worst side effect for me.

    Easy to Do: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    almost 4 years ago
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    Procedure or Surgery

    lost my lymph nodes, and got lymphedema. not painful, but a daily worry.

    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    almost 4 years ago
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    Radiation

    the fatigue and the burned skin. painful and exhausting. I would do chemo ten times over this.

    Painless Experience: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    almost 4 years ago
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    Chemo brain

    Side Effects

    frustrating

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    almost 4 years ago
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    Depression/Anxiety

    Side Effects

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    almost 4 years ago
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    Diarrhea

    Side Effects

    the worst side effect

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    almost 4 years ago
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    Hair loss (alopecia)

    Side Effects

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    almost 4 years ago
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    Fatigue (tiredness)

    Side Effects

    tied for the worst side effect.

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    almost 4 years ago
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    Lymphedema

    Side Effects

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    almost 4 years ago
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    Nerve damage (peripheral neuropathy)

    Side Effects

    my feet will never be pain free.

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    • Experience with Inflammatory Breast C...
    almost 4 years ago
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    Remission

    Celebration

    diagnosed cancer free january 2010

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