Bac'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: about 5 years ago, Female, Age: 74, Stage I, HER2 Positive: Yes, ER Positive: Don't Know, PR Positive: Don't Know

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    Diagnosed

    Oh No

    February 2012

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    whether to have a lumpectomy or masectomy

    Decision Point

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    Lumpectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    February 22,2012

    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    Sentinel lymph node biopsy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Febryary 22,2012

    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    rec'd 6 weeks/5 days per week - very fatigued from middle of treatments thru till end.

    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    Targeted therapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    began Herceptin infusion treatments every 3 weeks for 1 year. First treatment brought flu-like symptoms, nausea, headache, chills.

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

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Began Femara 2.5 mg daily for 5 years

    Easy to Do: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    nausea, headache, low wbc & rbc, anemia, chemo fog w/memory, fatigue

    Side Effects

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