terrezkee's Journey with Breast Cancer

Survivor: Breast Cancer

Patient Info: Finished active treatment less than 5 years ago, Diagnosed: almost 6 years ago, Female, Age: 55, Stage 0, HER2 Positive: No, ER Positive: No, PR Positive: No

  1. 1
    about 5 years ago
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    I went back and forth whether I should have a lumpectomy or a mastectomy.

    Decision Point

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  2. 2
    about 5 years ago
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    Lumpectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  3. 3
    about 5 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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  4. 4
    about 5 years ago
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    Finished treatment

    Celebration

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  5. 5
    about 5 years ago
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    Other

    Side Effects

    Radiation burned me so bad as if I had been in a fire!!! Felt like a burn victim...Now I have edema,and fat necrosis...the necrosis is sooooo painful at times OMG

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