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

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, Age: 54

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    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltratin...
    about 5 years ago
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    Diagnosed

    Oh No

    Diagnosed with invasive carcinoma ductal and lobular features.

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    about 5 years ago
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    Lumpectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Had a lumpectomy and sentinal node biopsy 2 lymph nodes and one came back with cancer and also the lumpectomy did not have clear margins. I needed to have more surgery.

    Went as Expected: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    about 5 years ago
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    Other

    Decision Point

    Decided to have bilateral mastectomy and reconstruction (diep flap) Since my cancer is er and pr positive I don't want to have to keep coming back for more surgeries. I am very upset about having to give up my hrt.

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    over 2 years ago
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    Femara

    Drug Therapy or Medication

    I have been on femara almost two years! I never thought I could do it. Will update more later.

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