Michelleharmon's Journey with Breast Cancer

Patient: Breast Cancer

Patient Info: Living with cancer as a chronic illness (undergoing adjuvant therapy), Diagnosed: about 7 years ago, Female, Age: 46, Stage IV, HER2 Positive: No, ER Positive: Yes, PR Positive: Yes

  1. 1
    almost 4 years ago
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    Cancer has spread/Metastasized

    Oh No

    Diagnosed with mets to all of the bones in my body in July of 2012, as of now its is also in my lungs and probably brain. I am on the oral chemo xeloda but it isn't working very well.

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  2. 2
    almost 4 years ago
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    Bone strengthening drugs

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

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

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

    Radiation

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    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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  5. 5
    almost 4 years ago
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    Double Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  6. 6
    almost 4 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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  7. 7
    almost 4 years ago
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    Bone Biopsy

    Procedure or Surgery

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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  8. 8
    almost 4 years ago
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    Bone fracture or break

    Side Effects

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

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  9. 9
    almost 4 years ago
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    Lost loved one

    Loss

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

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  10. 10
    almost 4 years ago
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    Other Care

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

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  11. 11
    almost 4 years ago
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    Whether I will do any other chemotherapy.......

    Decision Point

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

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  12. 12
    almost 4 years ago
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    Oh No

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

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  13. 13
    almost 4 years ago
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    Oh No

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

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  14. 14
    almost 4 years ago
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    Finished treatment

    Celebration

    2011

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  15. 15
    about 3 years ago
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    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Gemara with carboplatin left my blood counts dangerously low. They are still not In The normal range. Definitely not the ones for my quality of life but it's ok, it wasn't effecting the cancer anyway. :)

    Easy to Do: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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