Lisa908's Journey with Breast Cancer

Survivor: Breast Cancer

Patient Info: Finished active treatment less than 5 years ago, Diagnosed: about 9 years ago, Female, Age: 56, Stage 0, HER2 Positive: Don't Know, ER Positive: Yes, PR Positive: Don't Know

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    • Lisa908
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    about 5 years ago
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    Diagnosed

    Oh No

    I was screened on a mobile unit at my place of employment. Caught very early.

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    • Lisa908
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    about 5 years ago
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    Lumpectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Since there was nothing found in my lymph nodes, this recovery was extremely quick and easy.

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

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I was put on Tamoxifen. There are some side effects, but nothing that severely hampers my day to day living. Some inconveniences I call them.

    Easy to Do: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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    • Lisa908
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    about 5 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    I was initially dreading this, but it turned out to be a minimal diversion and I was able to go on with every day living and work without any problems.

    Painless Experience: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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    • Lisa908
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    about 5 years ago
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    Anniversary

    Celebration

    We'll see how this October goes, but if it goes well I'll be celebrating 4 years cancer free!

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    • Lisa908
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    about 5 years ago
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    Lost loved one

    Loss

    Lost loved ones to non-hodgkins lymphoma, breast cancer. Experience many friends and family with cancer presently....it's a fight!

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    • Lisa908
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    about 5 years ago
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    Decision Point

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

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    • Lisa908
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    about 5 years ago
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    Decision Point

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

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