Seachell's Journey with Breast Cancer

Patient: Breast Cancer

Patient Info: Receiving hospice or palliative care, Diagnosed: over 4 years ago, Female, Age: 50, Stage IV, HER2 Positive: Yes, ER Positive: No, PR Positive: No

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    • Seachell
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    about 2 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Tchp 6 rounds at dx didn't get all cancer I was put on h/p for Target thearpy. My cancer grew again so we removed left breast where tumor would not go away & I had 8 rounds of AC/Taxol then Radation to follow now on herceptin again & they feel it's in my bones I will have scans to confirm. I have it in my blood ,skin as well so I will be on treatments until it stops working

    Easy to Do: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • Seachell
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    about 2 years ago
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    Procedure or Surgery

    Radical single mastectomy. Cancer was left in lymph nodes they could not get all of it. They took out 23 lymph nodes all positive. Not a candidate for reconstruction because of chest Wal and skin cancer.

    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • Seachell
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    about 2 years ago
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    Radiation

    33 rounds

    Painless Experience: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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