jenniferk's Journey:

Patient: Breast Cancer > Invasive (Infiltrating) Ductal Carcinoma > Triple-Negative Breast Cancer

Patient Info: Finished active treatment less than 5 years ago, Diagnosed: about 7 years ago, Female, Age: 51, HER2 Positive: No, ER Positive: No, PR Positive: No

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    • Experience with Triple-Negative Brea...
    over 4 years ago
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    Double Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

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    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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    over 4 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

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    Easy to Do: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    Fatigue (tiredness)

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    Anemia (low red blood cell counts)

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    Cough

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    Hot flashes

    Side Effects

    I was either burning up of freezing through all my chemo.

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    Eating problems (anorexia)

    Side Effects

    You will never be hungry during chemo. Just set an alarm and make your self eat every 2-3 hours. It will really help your stomach feel better and helps you keep your strength up.

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    Nerve damage (peripheral neuropathy)

    Side Effects

    Both of my feet and my fingers have neuropathy.

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    Taste change/loss

    Side Effects

    Some foods still dont have much of a taste

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    over 4 years ago
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    Low white blood cell counts (neutropenia)

    Side Effects

    The doctors will give you injections to help keep your white counts up. Mine would still drop but the shots helped.

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    Hair loss (alopecia)

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    over 4 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

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    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    Fever

    Side Effects

    Toward the end of my radiation I ended up with shingles and ran a fever

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    Fatigue (tiredness)

    Side Effects

    Still seeing doctors for fatigue. I am on thyroid medication since thyroid doesnt work properly after my radiation. Thryoid meds have not helped with fatigue.

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    over 4 years ago
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    Lymphedema

    Side Effects

    I have lymphedema in both legs, abdomen and left arm. I do physical therapy exercises twice daily, wear compression garments and use a flexitouch compression machine. The machine works great!!

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    Weight gain

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    Chemo brain

    Side Effects

    I still have trouble remembering things

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