Ladykarla's Journey:

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  6. 6 Drug or Chemo Therapy Icon Drug or Chemo Therapy
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  11. 11 Radiation Icon Radiation
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Survivor: Breast Cancer > Invasive (Infiltrating) Ductal Carcinoma

Patient Info: Diagnosed: almost 8 years ago, Female, Age: 59, Stage II, HER2 Positive: Yes, ER Positive: Yes, PR Positive: Yes

  1. 1
    • Ladykarla
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrati...
    almost 7 years ago
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    Axillary Lymph Node Dissection

    Procedure or Surgery

    24 lymph nodes were taken as a precaution. One lymph node was positive.

    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  2. 2
    • Ladykarla
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrati...
    almost 7 years ago
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    Double Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    5 1/2 hour surgery. Breasts were huge 50" and full of fluid. Dr. Chace Lottich, surgeon was phenomenal. Surgery center after care nurses were horrible. I will never, ever go back there again, but surgeon is the excellent, truly the best. I had difficulty with anesthesia after effects. It took two months to recover from them. Wonderful support from my fabulous husband.

    Went as Expected: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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  3. 3
    • Ladykarla
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrati...
    almost 7 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    I noticed a lot of people coughing and sneezing outside my door at the surgery center. I was a bit concerned. Rightly so. I ended up with the flu and C Diff and was admitted into the hospital. I will never, ever use this surgery center again.

    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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  4. 4
    • Ladykarla
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrati...
    almost 7 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

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

    Went as Expected: Not Specified
    Minimal Recovery: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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  5. 5
    • Ladykarla
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrati...
    almost 7 years ago
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    Sentinel lymph node biopsy

    Procedure or Surgery

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

    Went as Expected: Not Specified
    Minimal Recovery: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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  6. 6
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    almost 7 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: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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  7. 7
    • Ladykarla
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrati...
    almost 7 years ago
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    Hormone therapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

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

    Easy to Do: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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  8. 8
    • Ladykarla
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrati...
    almost 7 years ago
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    Nausea medicine

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

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

    Easy to Do: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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  9. 9
    • Ladykarla
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrati...
    almost 7 years ago
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    Pain medicine

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

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

    Easy to Do: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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  10. 10
    • Ladykarla
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrati...
    almost 7 years ago
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    Herceptin

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Terrible migraines and nausea.

    Easy to Do: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  11. 11
    • Ladykarla
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrati...
    almost 7 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

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

    Painless Experience: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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  12. 12
    • Ladykarla
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrati...
    almost 7 years ago
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    Chemo brain

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  13. 13
    • Ladykarla
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    almost 7 years ago
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    Cough

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  14. 14
    • Ladykarla
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    almost 7 years ago
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    Depression/Anxiety

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    • Ladykarla
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrati...
    almost 7 years ago
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    Diarrhea

    Side Effects

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    • Ladykarla
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrati...
    almost 7 years ago
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    Eating problems (anorexia)

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  17. 17
    • Ladykarla
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrati...
    almost 7 years ago
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    Fatigue (tiredness)

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    • Ladykarla
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    almost 7 years ago
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    Flu-like symptoms (fever, chills, sweats)

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    • Ladykarla
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    almost 7 years ago
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    Hair loss (alopecia)

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    • Ladykarla
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrati...
    almost 7 years ago
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    Hot flashes

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  21. 21
    • Ladykarla
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrati...
    almost 7 years ago
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    Infertility (unable to have children)

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  22. 22
    • Ladykarla
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrati...
    almost 7 years ago
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    Lymphedema

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    • Ladykarla
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrati...
    almost 7 years ago
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    Mood changes

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    • Ladykarla
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrati...
    almost 7 years ago
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    Mouth sores

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    • Ladykarla
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrati...
    almost 7 years ago
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    Nausea/Vomiting

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    • Ladykarla
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrati...
    almost 7 years ago
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    Nerve damage (peripheral neuropathy)

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    • Ladykarla
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrati...
    almost 7 years ago
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    Pain

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    • Ladykarla
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    almost 7 years ago
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    Rash

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    • Ladykarla
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrati...
    almost 7 years ago
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    Swallowing problems

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    • Ladykarla
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    almost 7 years ago
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    Taste change/loss

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    • Ladykarla
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrati...
    almost 7 years ago
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    Vaginal dryness or irritation

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    • Ladykarla
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrati...
    almost 7 years ago
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    Weight loss

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    • Ladykarla
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrati...
    almost 7 years ago
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    Hospitalization

    Other Care

    C Diff and flu after port implant. Constant diarrhea for 6 weeks.

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  34. 34
    • Ladykarla
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrati...
    over 6 years ago
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    Finished treatment

    Celebration

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