espinosacelest's Journey with Breast Cancer

Survivor: Breast Cancer

Patient Info: Finished active treatment less than 5 years ago, Diagnosed: about 5 years ago, Female, Age: 37, Stage IIIB, HER2 Positive: Don't Know, ER Positive: Don't Know, PR Positive: Don't Know

  1. 1
    over 4 years ago
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    Cancer is back/Recurred

    Oh No

    I found the second tumor was at my mediport site and thought it was my mediport. my doctor had died and so no one wanted to treat me.

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  2. 2
    over 4 years ago
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    Health insurance issue

    Oh No

    I did not have any way to pay for removal of the tumor that I thought was the mediport

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  3. 3
    over 4 years ago
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    Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    I am doing well, but it has not been easy to lose my second breast and it has been hard to cope with daily life as a mom of three children.

    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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  4. 4
    over 4 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I have had more chemo this time around than last time and last time, my side effects were easier to deal with.

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