joany's Journey with Breast Cancer

Survivor: Breast Cancer

Patient Info: Finished active treatment less than 5 years ago, Diagnosed: over 5 years ago, Female, Age: 62, Stage 0, HER2 Positive: Yes, ER Positive: Don't Know, PR Positive: Don't Know

  1. 1
    • joany
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    almost 5 years ago
    joany's Avatar

    Cancer is back/Recurred

    Oh No

    After 18 years of cancer free, I got cancer in the other breast.

    0 Comments
  2. 2
    • joany
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    almost 5 years ago
    joany's Avatar

    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I lost my hair and had some neoropathy in my feet.

    Easy to Do: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
    0 Comments
  3. 3
    • joany
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    almost 5 years ago
    joany's Avatar

    Breast Reconstruction (Implant)

    Procedure or Surgery

    When the doctor was doing my mastectomy they discovered another cancer in the breast that didn't show in the xrays. This cancer was different.

    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
    0 Comments
  4. 4
    • joany
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    almost 5 years ago
    joany's Avatar

    Finished treatment

    Celebration

    Finished the chemo.

    0 Comments
  5. 5
    • joany
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    almost 5 years ago
    joany's Avatar

    Arimidex/Anastrozole

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I have taken it for a year and experience hot flashes. Now I am experiencing a burning sensation on the bottoms and tops of my feet.

    Easy to Do: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
    0 Comments