bridget's Journey:

Patient: Breast Cancer

Patient Info: Living with cancer as a chronic illness (undergoing adjuvant therapy), Diagnosed: over 5 years ago, Female, Age: 58, Stage IV, HER2 Positive: Yes, ER Positive: No, PR Positive: Don't Know

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    • bridget
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    over 4 years ago
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    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Combinatin of Gemcitabine and Carboplatin resulted in NO hair loss but very very tired. Also had Herceptin with no side effects

    Easy to Do: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • bridget
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    over 4 years ago
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    Nerve damage (peripheral neuropathy)

    Side Effects

    For Chemo -- got neuropathy a few weens afterf 6th session. Now on Xeloda and lots of hand and feet problems (hurt, swelling, red) but being managed

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