nocancer2013's Journey:

Survivor: Breast Cancer > Invasive (Infiltrating) Ductal Carcinoma

Patient Info: Diagnosed: over 5 years ago, Female, Age: 57, Stage I, HER2 Positive: Yes, ER Positive: No, PR Positive: No

  1. 1
    almost 4 years ago
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    Just shocked about having breast cancer. Found out through yearly mammogram.

    Oh No

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  2. 2
    almost 4 years ago
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    Lumpectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    No problems. Used Aquaphor on chest to keep it from peeling.

    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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  3. 3
    almost 4 years ago
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    Taxotere and i forget name of other med, and Herceptin

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Nausea, throwing up, weak, and tired. Herceptin affected my heart.

    Easy to Do: 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

    Easy. Just get sunburned. Use Aquaphor on chest.

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

    Clinical Trial

    Could not finish Herceptin as it affected my heart.

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  6. 6
    almost 4 years ago
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    Memory changes

    Side Effects

    Memory changes, Low white blood cell count from chemo, very tired.

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  7. 7
    almost 4 years ago
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    Finished treatment

    Celebration

    Celebrating at my home with family and friends and food including my favorite dessert tiramisu in July, 2012 after completing treatments.

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  8. 8
    almost 4 years ago
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    Lost loved one

    Loss

    Loss my hero and dad to multiple myeloma in 2001. Loss my friends Theresa and Susan to breast cancer in 2012. THEIR LOVE AND FRIENDSHIP WILL NEVER FORGOTTEN.

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    almost 4 years ago
  10. 10
    almost 4 years ago
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    Other Care

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