lakelady's Journey with Breast Cancer

Patient: Breast Cancer

Patient Info: Living with cancer as a chronic illness (undergoing adjuvant therapy), Diagnosed: over 4 years ago, Female, Age: 80, Stage IV, HER2 Positive: No, ER Positive: Yes, PR Positive: Yes

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    • lakelady
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    over 4 years ago
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    Double Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    still having serous fluid buildup at left breast site - has been drained 4 x already - not a big deal until the pressure of the fluid causes some discomfort, Seeing an ot for help with this - compression, massage etc

    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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    • lakelady
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    over 4 years ago
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    Cancer has spread/Metastasized

    Oh No

    not curable but treatable - hard words to hear and to continue to process early on when you are not sure if the treatments undergoing are going to be successful. This is a chronic illness they say

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