Minerva's Journey with Breast Cancer

Patient: Breast Cancer

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

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    • Minerva
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    almost 5 years ago
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    Cancer has spread/Metastasized

    Oh No

    3 months on hormone blocking pills because doctor said oncotype and no visible nodes on tests indicated this was not aggresive. When I underwent surgery, they found mets to lymph nodes.

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    • Minerva
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    almost 5 years ago
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    Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Still cannot lift the arm. I was not oriented on any exercises to recover mobility.

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