littlecyndy's Journey with Inflammatory Breast Cancer

Patient: Breast Cancer > Inflammatory Breast Cancer

Patient Info: Currently in active treatment (initial surgery, receiving chemo rounds/radiation), Diagnosed: about 4 years ago, Female, Age: 71, Stage III, HER2 Positive: No, ER Positive: Yes, PR Positive: Yes

  1. 1
    over 3 years ago
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    Diagnosed Inflammatory Breast Cancer III3

    Oh No

    No tumors, nothing showing on mammo or sonogram except suspicious axillary node. Lymph node tested positive for Invasive Ductal Carcinoma. Dr. noticed larger left breast after node biopsy and diagnosed IBC

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  2. 2
    over 3 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Started 7/17/15 Four bi-weekly A/C chemotherapy, followed by 12 weekly doses Taxol. Last Taxol 12/11/15.

    Easy to Do: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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  3. 3
    over 3 years ago
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    Medicine for low white blood cell count

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Starting 7/17/15 I received On-body Neulasta after each of 4 AC chemos. Cost billed to Insurance each bi-weekly was $18K !!!!! I was in shock

    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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