Power's Journey with Invasive (Infiltrating) Ductal Carcin...

Patient: Breast Cancer > Invasive (Infiltrating) Ductal Carcinoma

Patient Info: Currently in active treatment (initial surgery, receiving chemo rounds/radiation), Diagnosed: about 5 years ago, Female, Age: 54, Stage I, HER2 Positive: No, ER Positive: No, PR Positive: No

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    • Power
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrating) ...
    over 4 years ago
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    Diagnosed

    Oh No

    When I first found out from having a mamo. I really couldn't beleive this was happening to me

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    • Power
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    over 4 years ago
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    What to do and who to tell about my journey,

    Decision Point

    I didn't know what to expect and how to feel but, I felt God didn't love me or I did something wrong. But, I had to make a decision on what , who to see at the hosptial.

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    • Power
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    over 4 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Wow, chemo was part of my journey that I will never forget and I was so, glad not to have to take any of the medication.I must say that I minimal side effects until my last month of chemo. My chemo nurses were the best.

    Easy to Do: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Power
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    over 4 years ago
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    Hair loss (alopecia)

    Side Effects

    When I lost my hair that was the most hardest part of my journey. You have a different look and appearance

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    • Power
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    over 4 years ago
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    Feelings

    Loss

    Sometimes you just feel a loss of self and you have say come back to self

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    • Power
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    over 4 years ago
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    Lumpectomy

    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: Disagree
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    • Power
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    about 4 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    The team I had for support made a difference with the treatment and i had mu up and down days. After a few treatments I did get burned on my breast and back

    Painless Experience: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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    • Power
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    about 4 years ago
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    Side Effects

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

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    • Power
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrating) ...
    about 4 years ago
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    Finished treatment

    Celebration

    My journey will never end but, I can say , Thank God for his support and I continue to watch

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    • Power
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrating) ...
    about 4 years ago
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    Acupuncture

    Other Care

    It has been a journey that I will never forget and don't mind sharing with others. Pray and a good support team means a lot.

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