Theresa44's Journey with Invasive (Infiltrating) Ductal Carcin...

Patient: Breast Cancer > Invasive (Infiltrating) Ductal Carcinoma

Patient Info: Finished active treatment less than 5 years ago, Diagnosed: almost 6 years ago, Female, Age: 52

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    • Theresa44
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrati...
    almost 5 years ago
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    Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

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

    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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  2. 2
    • Theresa44
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    almost 5 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    6 months -- ACT protocol

    Easy to Do: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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  3. 3
    • Theresa44
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    almost 5 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    I just finished in Feb 2012. Very sore, peeling skin, swelling.

    Painless Experience: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    Hormone therapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Taking Tamoxifen, started 2/2012

    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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  5. 5
    • Theresa44
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrati...
    almost 5 years ago
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    Finished treatment

    Celebration

    2 months out from chemo -- hair is growing back -- eyebrows came back first month afterward. Looking for people to help with mutual "pep talk" on how to get on how to get on with life.

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