JodyFarmer's Journey with Breast Cancer

Survivor: Breast Cancer

Patient Info: Finished active treatment less than 5 years ago, Diagnosed: over 6 years ago, Female, Age: 57, Stage I, HER2 Positive: Yes, ER Positive: Yes, PR Positive: No

  1. 1
    about 5 years ago
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    Diagnosed

    Oh No

    I was diagnosed on my birthday!

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  2. 2
    about 5 years ago
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    Lumpectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    I ended up with a terrible infection following the lumpectomy.

    Went as Expected: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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  3. 3
    about 5 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Taxotere and the other T drug were terrible! I was sick for months!!

    Easy to Do: Strongly Disagree
    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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    External radiation

    Radiation

    I ended up finding out I was allergic to tape during the last week of radiation. They had marked on my breast and then up tape on my breast and my armpit - the tape allergy was very painful and I still have scars.

    Painless Experience: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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  5. 5
    about 5 years ago
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    Clinical Trial

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

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  6. 6
    about 5 years ago
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    Flu-like symptoms (fever, chills, sweats)

    Side Effects

    Flu, hot flashes (STILL), diarreha...

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  7. 7
    about 5 years ago
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    Finished treatment

    Celebration

    My boyfriend to me to the Outer Banks to celebrate the day after I had my port removed.

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