JenniferC's Journey with Breast Cancer

Survivor: Breast Cancer

Patient Info: Finished active treatment less than 5 years ago, Diagnosed: over 5 years ago, Female, Age: 44, Stage I, HER2 Positive: No, ER Positive: Yes, PR Positive: Don't Know

  1. 1
    over 4 years ago
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    Needle core biopsy of lump in right breast

    Procedure or Surgery

    1/31/12

    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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  2. 2
    over 4 years ago
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    Diagnosed

    Oh No

    Got the phone call 2/1/12 literally as I was walking in to work that morning...needless to say, I went home and didn't work that day!

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  3. 3
    over 4 years ago
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    Re-excision lumpectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Re-excision lumpectomy because there were not clean margins after the initial lumpectomy. 3/15/12

    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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  4. 4
    over 4 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    5/9/12--the day before I started chemo.

    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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  5. 5
    over 4 years ago
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    Lumpectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    w/ sentinel node biopsy 2/22/12

    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  6. 6
    over 4 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    8 treatments total from 5/10/12-8/16/12

    Easy to Do: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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  7. 7
    over 4 years ago
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    Double Mastectomy w/ reconstruction

    Procedure or Surgery

    ...and port removal...yay!! 10/4/12--in hospital for 4 1/2 days.

    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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