cynw65's Journey with Breast Cancer

Patient: Breast Cancer

Patient Info: Currently in active treatment (initial surgery, receiving chemo rounds/radiation), Diagnosed: almost 6 years ago, Female, Age: 52, Stage III

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    • cynw65
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    over 5 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I had a reaction to Taxotere and was in the hospital for about a week to recover. They switched me to Taxol which I tolerated much better.

    Easy to Do: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  2. 2
    • cynw65
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    over 5 years ago
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    Medicine for low white blood cell count

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

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

    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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  3. 3
    • cynw65
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    over 5 years ago
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    Nausea medicine

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    This helped with the nausea, but had other side effects like sleeplessness and restlessness.

    Easy to Do: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  4. 4
    • cynw65
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    over 5 years ago
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    Sentinel lymph node biopsy

    Procedure or Surgery

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

    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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  5. 5
    • cynw65
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    over 5 years ago
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    Lumpectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had to have a second surgery to remove more tissue from a larger margin area.

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