Belinda's Journey with Breast Cancer

Survivor: Breast Cancer

Patient Info: Finished active treatment less than 5 years ago, Diagnosed: over 7 years ago, Female, Age: 67, Stage II, HER2 Positive: Don't Know, ER Positive: Don't Know, PR Positive: Don't Know

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    • Belinda
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    about 5 years ago
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    Diagnosed

    Oh No

    Bu oh no I mean I was in denial that what they told me was wrong

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    • Belinda
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    about 5 years ago
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    Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    I still don't have all my strength back but I am working hard on it.

    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • Belinda
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    about 5 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I did good on the Chemo as I did not get sick. On Thursday and Friday after I had Chemo on Tuesday I couldn't get out of bed as I was so tired.

    Easy to Do: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • Belinda
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    about 5 years ago
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    Hair is back

    Celebration

    I have my hair back as I had it cut off after my first treatment and I feel good about that decision as I do not think I could have coped with it if it all came on my pillow

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    • Belinda
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    about 5 years ago
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    A retreat camp that I went to helped me and others

    Other Care

    It is a 3 day camp on the weekend every 6 months and you can share your fears and conquers with others who have gone thru this like you have and know what the word "Chemo Brain" means it helps with your recovery

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