jansollsd's Journey:

Survivor: Breast Cancer

Patient Info: Living with cancer as a chronic illness (undergoing adjuvant therapy), Diagnosed: over 11 years ago, Female, Age: 63, Stage IV, HER2 Positive: No, ER Positive: Yes, PR Positive: Yes

  1. 1
    over 4 years ago
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    Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had a horrendous mastectomy experience.

    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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  2. 2
    over 4 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Was totally disabled by chemo, eventually my kidneys shut down and I had to stop.

    Easy to Do: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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  3. 3
    over 4 years ago
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    Hormone therapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Put me into remission for 5 years!

    Easy to Do: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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  4. 4
    over 4 years ago
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    Remission

    Celebration

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

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  5. 5
    over 4 years ago
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    Breast Reconstruction (Flap)

    Procedure or Surgery

    Tram flap surgery took a year of my life, with multiple surgeries and revisions.

    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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  6. 6
    over 4 years ago
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    Cancer is back/Recurred

    Oh No

    Tumor found on right lung.

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  7. 7
    over 4 years ago
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    Wedge resection to remove tumor and small piece of lung,

    Procedure or Surgery

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

    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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  8. 8
    over 4 years ago
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    Remission

    Celebration

    Back in remission I hope, no more surgery for now.

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