bccage's Journey:

Patient: Bone Cancer

Patient Info: Living with cancer as a chronic illness (undergoing adjuvant therapy), Diagnosed: over 7 years ago, Female, Age: 77, Stage IV

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    • bccage
    • Experience with Bone Cancer
    over 5 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    My second mastectomy, May 2010

    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • bccage
    • Experience with Bone Cancer
    over 5 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    23 days...T - 8

    Painless Experience: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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    • Experience with Bone Cancer
    over 5 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Had Zometa infusion abt 1-1/2 yrs..last month switched to X-GEVA Am now on 2nd round of Taxol 07/13 Have taken Tamoxifen since Sept 2010

    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • bccage
    • Experience with Bone Cancer
    over 5 years ago
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    Confusion

    Side Effects

    My sister was diagnosed the same month w/lung & brain cancer..she passed 3 months later....my greif has been bad..we were very close. I have no energy and am depressed. I am a born again Christian, have a wonderful husband, close family...no children. We are in process of trying to sell home in country & move to city, a very complicated &drawn out process

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