RVANSTRA's Journey with Breast Cancer

Survivor: Breast Cancer

Patient Info: Finished active treatment less than 5 years ago, Diagnosed: over 6 years ago, Female, Age: 42, Stage I, HER2 Positive: No, ER Positive: No, PR Positive: No

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

    Oh No

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    • RVANSTRA
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    over 4 years ago
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    lumpectomy, single mastectomy, or bilateral mastectomy

    Decision Point

    Which route do I go? I had to think about the future and my fears for that also.

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    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    over 4 years ago
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    Double Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    physical and emotional challenges

    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    over 4 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    8 rounds. 4 rounds of two different drugs.

    Easy to Do: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    over 4 years ago
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    Birthday

    Celebration

    My husband threw me a surprise birthday party to celebrate chemo being over with my family and my closest friends.

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    • RVANSTRA
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    over 4 years ago
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    Breast Reconstruction (Implant)

    Procedure or Surgery

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

    Went as Expected: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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