Silka's Journey:

Survivor: Breast Cancer

Patient Info: Diagnosed: almost 13 years ago, Female, Age: 73, Stage III, HER2 Positive: Yes, ER Positive: No, PR Positive: No

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    • Silka
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    about 4 years ago
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    Double Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

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

    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • Silka
    • 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: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Silka
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    about 4 years ago
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    Anemia (low red blood cell counts)

    Side Effects

    RBC adn WBC were both low

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    • Silka
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    about 4 years ago
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    Herceptin

    Clinical Trial

    Herceptin was available only to stage iv, had to go into trial to get herceptin

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    • Silka
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    about 4 years ago
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    Internal radiation

    Radiation

    Fatigue was the worse but the burn was very painful also

    Painless Experience: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • Silka
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    about 4 years ago
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    Lost loved one

    Loss

    My husband died

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