JoanC's Journey:

Patient: Breast Cancer

Patient Info: Currently in active treatment (initial surgery, receiving chemo rounds/radiation), Diagnosed: over 4 years ago, Female, Age: 55, Stage II, HER2 Positive: Don't Know, ER Positive: Don't Know, PR Positive: Don't Know

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    • JoanC
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    about 4 years ago
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    Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

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

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

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

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

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

    Radiation

    Very tired and fatigue my bones hurt all the time.

    Painless Experience: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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    • JoanC
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    about 4 years ago
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    Chemo brain

    Side Effects

    My memory is bad and sometimes I feel that I cant express my self.

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    • JoanC
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    about 4 years ago
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    Hot flashes

    Side Effects

    They have increased so much. I don't wear a wig because its to hot. When they start its all of the sudden.

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    • JoanC
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    about 4 years ago
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    Fatigue (tiredness)

    Side Effects

    It all the time I am dragging all the time.

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    • JoanC
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    about 4 years ago
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    Side Effects

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

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  8. 8
    • JoanC
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    over 3 years ago
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    Breakthrough

    Celebration

    JoanC posted an update Hello Family: I am a Breast Cancer Survivor. My dear friend Paula Flava interviewed me on her brand new website www.nusplash.com for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. There were a lot of tears. I am happy to share my story to encourage, empower, and bring awareness for the fight against cancer. Support the Fighters, Admire the Survivors, Honor the Taken. God has kept me threw this journey. When you get a chance please view on www.nusplash.com. Thanks Joan Chisolm http://nusplash.com/joan-chislom-interview/#comment-359 - See more at: http://www.whatnext.com/home#sthash.zqYB8kPt.dpuf

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