scomputer's Journey:

Patient: Breast Cancer > Invasive (Infiltrating) Ductal Carcinoma

Patient Info: Currently in active treatment (initial surgery, receiving chemo rounds/radiation), Diagnosed: over 5 years ago, Female, Stage II, HER2 Positive: No, ER Positive: No, PR Positive: No

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    almost 5 years ago
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    Diagnosed

    Oh No

    with cancer, dont know what to do at this point

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    almost 5 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    started six rounds fo taxotere and cynotax

    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    almost 5 years ago
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    Hair loss (alopecia)

    Side Effects

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

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    almost 5 years ago
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    Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    partial mastectomy having some swelling

    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    almost 5 years ago
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    Axillary Lymph Node Dissection

    Procedure or Surgery

    having problems raising the left arm where the surgery happen.

    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    almost 5 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    Have started my radiation, external radiation, breast is turning red, tender and sometimes very uncomfortable.

    Painless Experience: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    almost 5 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    well, I'm in the last part of my radiation (the boost) im swelling the breast area now, doesn't help that I have had 11 lymph nodes removed on my left arm. I am really beginning to get tired of this now, radiation, OC Theraphy for lymphedema.

    Painless Experience: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    over 4 years ago
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    Cancer has spread/Metastasized

    Oh No

    Went to doctor's (radiation) for final check-up before going to work, I have a lump on my neck. Had a sonar schedule a pet/ct scan.

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    over 4 years ago
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    Pet scan/ct scan

    Procedure or Surgery

    Had the pet scan and ct scan now have a small spot (cancer) on my liver. Talk to doctor have also the area on my neck; will have to start chemo again.

    Went as Expected: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Recovery: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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    over 4 years ago
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    Cancer has spread/Metastasized

    Oh No

    After one month of being cancer free, it is back pet scan reveal cancer on my lymph node, liver and lung. (these are small spots). Feeling scared now just when I thought I was doing ok.

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    over 4 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Started treatment for chemo again. for four cycles

    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    over 4 years ago
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    Cancer has spread/Metastasized

    Oh No

    Second round of chemo didnt work, more spots on my lung, something on my spine. Suppose to start a new chemo soon.

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