bec55's Journey with Breast Cancer

Survivor: Breast Cancer

Patient Info: Finished active treatment less than 5 years ago, Diagnosed: almost 6 years ago, Female, Age: 62, Stage III, HER2 Positive: Yes, ER Positive: No, PR Positive: No

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    • bec55
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    over 4 years ago
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    Diagnosed

    Oh No

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    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    over 4 years ago
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    Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    23 hour admit, seemed very short stay for that type of surgery. Stage 2, grade 3 invasive ductal carcinoma, her2 pos.

    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    over 4 years ago
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    Body part/function

    Loss

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    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    over 4 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

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    Went as Expected: Strongly 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
    over 4 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Didnt feel crappy till 3rd day after treatment.

    Easy to Do: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • bec55
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    over 4 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

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

    Easy to Do: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • bec55
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    over 4 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    4th treatment, start to feel very fatigued, nauseated the 3rd gay after. Cut down my work load and hair is totally gone.

    Easy to Do: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • bec55
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    over 4 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    2nd chemo, lost hair shortly after. Felt nauseated 3rd day after, but only for a day.

    Easy to Do: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • bec55
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    over 4 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    5th treatment

    Easy to Do: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • bec55
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    over 4 years ago
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    Chemo brain

    Side Effects

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    • bec55
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    over 4 years ago
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    Diarrhea

    Side Effects

    Duarrhea started up, comes on very quickly.

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    • bec55
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    over 4 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    More build up of meds in my system.

    Easy to Do: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • bec55
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    over 4 years ago
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    Shortness of breath

    Side Effects

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  14. 14
    • bec55
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    over 4 years ago
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    Finished treatment

    Celebration

    Last majkor chemo, 9 months of hercrptin to finish up.

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    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    over 4 years ago
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    Hair is back

    Celebration

    Dec 2011 hair is back, thicky, white and curly...

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    • bec55
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    over 4 years ago
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    Remission

    Celebration

    Arril 2012 finished a year of treatment. Dec 2012 hair is back, white and curly.

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