Njackson619's Journey with Breast Cancer

Caregiver: Breast Cancer

Patient Info: Currently in active treatment (initial surgery, receiving chemo rounds/radiation), Diagnosed: about 5 years ago, Female, Age: 62, Stage IV, HER2 Positive: No, ER Positive: Yes, PR Positive: Don't Know

  1. 1
    over 4 years ago
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    Diagnosed

    Oh No

    In May my mom had an abnormal lump found at her mastectomy.

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  2. 2
    over 4 years ago
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    Double Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Mom has fibromyalgia and her cancer has spread to a spot on her spine...because of all this she has been in a lot of pain

    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  3. 3
    over 4 years ago
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    Had to decide moms treatment course

    Decision Point

    This person has yet to add any details about this experience.

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  4. 4
    over 4 years ago
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    Hormone therapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Mom is just so tired, started hormone therapy 8 days ago and is starting to feel side effects. Sweating, hot flashes, moody, irritable

    Easy to Do: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  5. 5
    over 4 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    Mom is getting left breast area and spot on spine radiated

    Painless Experience: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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  6. 6
    over 4 years ago
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    We decided for dbl mastectomy

    Decision Point

    This person has yet to add any details about this experience.

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