Scheryl's Journey:

Patient: Breast Cancer > Inflammatory Breast Cancer

Patient Info: Currently in active treatment (initial surgery, receiving chemo rounds/radiation), Diagnosed: over 5 years ago, Female, Age: 72, Stage III, HER2 Positive: Yes

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    • Scheryl
    • Experience with Inflammatory Breast Ca...
    over 4 years ago
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    Diagnosed

    Oh No

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    • Experience with Inflammatory Breast Ca...
    over 4 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    Also had biopsy at same time

    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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    • Experience with Inflammatory Breast Ca...
    over 4 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Tough at first but became less difficult over time

    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • Scheryl
    • Experience with Inflammatory Breast Ca...
    over 4 years ago
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    Double Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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    • Scheryl
    • Experience with Inflammatory Breast Ca...
    over 4 years ago
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    Internal radiation

    Radiation

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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    • Scheryl
    • Experience with Inflammatory Breast Ca...
    over 4 years ago
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    Other

    Celebration

    Chemo completed, surgery completed, radiation completed. Only have to complete Herceptin. Hair coming back.

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    • Scheryl
    • Experience with Inflammatory Breast Ca...
    over 4 years ago
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    Medicine for low white blood cell count

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

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    Easy to Do: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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    • Scheryl
    • Experience with Inflammatory Breast Ca...
    over 4 years ago
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    Fatigue (tiredness)

    Side Effects

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    • Scheryl
    • Experience with Inflammatory Breast Ca...
    over 4 years ago
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    Nerve damage (peripheral neuropathy)

    Side Effects

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    over 4 years ago
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    Nausea/Vomiting

    Side Effects

    Controlled by meds.

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    • Scheryl
    • Experience with Inflammatory Breast Ca...
    over 4 years ago
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    Hair loss (alopecia)

    Side Effects

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    • Scheryl
    • Experience with Inflammatory Breast Ca...
    over 4 years ago
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    Anemia (low red blood cell counts)

    Side Effects

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    • Scheryl
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    over 4 years ago
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    Nausea medicine

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Included in chemo treatments. Orals did not work sufficiently.

    Easy to Do: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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    • Scheryl
    • Experience with Inflammatory Breast Ca...
    over 4 years ago
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    Targeted therapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    On Herceptin until November.

    Easy to Do: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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    • Scheryl
    • Experience with Inflammatory Breast Ca...
    over 4 years ago
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    Anemia medicine

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Not actual medication. Received one blood transfusion while in hosp. as red counts were so low

    Easy to Do: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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    • Scheryl
    • Experience with Inflammatory Breast Ca...
    over 4 years ago
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    Chemo brain

    Side Effects

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    • Scheryl
    • Experience with Inflammatory Breast Ca...
    over 4 years ago
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    Low white blood cell counts (neutropenia)

    Side Effects

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    • Scheryl
    • Experience with Inflammatory Breast Ca...
    over 4 years ago
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    Side Effects

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