BreastCancer17's Journey:

Survivor: Breast Cancer

Patient Info: Finished active treatment less than 5 years ago, Diagnosed: about 4 years ago, Female, Age: 51, Stage III, HER2 Positive: Yes, ER Positive: Yes, PR Positive: No

  1. 1
    almost 2 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I was unable to complete the all 6 treatment's of TCHP due to the side effect's landing me in the hospital after number 4 and losing all feeling in my arms from shoulders to finger tips and legs from hips to toe tips.

    Easy to Do: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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  2. 2
    almost 2 years ago
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    Hospitalization

    Other Care

    White count too low, placed on reversed isolation, another C.Diff. culture, close watch of H & H for blood transfusion, etc.

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  3. 3
    almost 2 years ago
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    Diarrhea

    Side Effects

    Prejeta diarrhea pretty much from the start.

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  4. 4
    almost 2 years ago
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    Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Right with tissue expander that I didn't want.

    Went as Expected: Not Specified
    Minimal Recovery: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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  5. 5
    almost 2 years ago
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    2 out of 3 sentinel nodes have >2mm tumors yet

    Oh No

    Both the tumors, one ductal and the other lobular were totally gone.

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  6. 6
    almost 2 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    I had burns and by the last 3 weeks I either had to nap before driving home or needed someone to drive me

    Painless Experience: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  7. 7
    almost 2 years ago
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    Breast Reconstruction (Flap)

    Procedure or Surgery

    L-flap with fat transfer.

    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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  8. 8
    almost 2 years ago
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    Finished treatment

    Celebration

    Done with all chemo and year's worth of Herceptin

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  9. 9
    almost 2 years ago
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    Money

    Oh No

    I haven't been able to work full time in a year, now I can't because the taxotere has taken the feeling in my hands away. Do I apply for disability or not? I applied and was denied on 12-27-18. Have appeal hearing 10-11-19;

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  10. 10
    almost 2 years ago
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    CT scans showing growth of other tumor's in chest

    Oh No

    PET scan ordered, showed major uptake all over, bx. ordered for one on trachea

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  11. 11
    almost 2 years ago
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    Palliative care

    Other Care

    Waiting for palliative care consult now

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