SKBarger's Journey:

Survivor: Breast Cancer

Patient Info: Living with cancer as a chronic illness (undergoing adjuvant therapy), Diagnosed: about 5 years ago, Female, Age: 51, Stage IV, HER2 Positive: No, ER Positive: Yes, PR Positive: Yes

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    • SKBarger
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    over 4 years ago
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    Cancer has spread/Metastasized

    Oh No

    Did not expect to hear that I was Stage IV. Still remember that sick feeling I got when the doctor told me there was no cure - only treatment. So far, treatment has been going well. God is in Control!

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    • SKBarger
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    over 4 years ago
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    Hormone therapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Tamoxifen

    Easy to Do: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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  3. 3
    • SKBarger
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    over 4 years ago
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    Bone strengthening drugs

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Xgeva injections

    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • SKBarger
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    over 4 years ago
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    Fatigue (tiredness)

    Side Effects

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

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  5. 5
    • SKBarger
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    over 4 years ago
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    Cancer is shrinking

    Celebration

    After 4 months of Tamoxifen, primary tumor in breast is 25% smaller! Praise God!

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