strongdeb's Journey:

Survivor: Breast Cancer > Invasive (Infiltrating) Ductal Carcinoma

Patient Info: Diagnosed: almost 7 years ago, Female, Age: 53, Stage IIB, HER2 Positive: No, ER Positive: Don't Know, PR Positive: Yes

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    over 4 years ago
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    test postive for breast cancer

    Oh No

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    lumpectomy or masectomy

    Decision Point

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    Breast Reconstruction (Implant)

    Procedure or Surgery

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

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    Easy to Do: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    not sure, I think it was external, I was on a table with ink marks for where the beams would be directed

    Radiation

    My skin was badly burned during the boost radition across my masectomy/reconstruction scar and took some time to heal

    Painless Experience: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    Finished treatment

    Celebration

    I had chemo 1/24/2011 to 5/2/2011 and radiation 9/5/11 to 8/16/11and i all it was not that bad, I worked 40 hrs a week most of the time. I was lucky to be able to work when I felt well and take off when I did not and schedule my hours around my treatments

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