ana's Journey with Breast Cancer

Survivor: Breast Cancer

Patient Info: Finished active treatment less than 5 years ago, Diagnosed: about 8 years ago, Female, Age: 50, Stage I, HER2 Positive: No, ER Positive: Yes, PR Positive: Yes

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

    Oh No

    When I received the news, I felt like it was the end of the world! I was very confused. I did not know how to tell my children.

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    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    about 5 years ago
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    Double Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    It is a great impact to your body and it is brutal for your self esteem!

    Went as Expected: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    about 5 years ago
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    Depression/Anxiety

    Side Effects

    Many. From hair loss, lots of pain and discomfort, depression, constipation, insomnia, infection to adverse reaction to medication

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    • ana
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    about 5 years ago
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    Finished treatment

    Celebration

    I am cancer free!!!!

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