mag'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: 58, Stage II, HER2 Positive: No, ER Positive: Yes, PR Positive: Yes

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    • mag
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    about 4 years ago
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    Double Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

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

    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • mag
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    about 4 years ago
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    Axillary Lymph Node Dissection

    Procedure or Surgery

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

    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • mag
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    about 4 years ago
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    Breast Reconstruction (Implant)

    Procedure or Surgery

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

    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • mag
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    about 4 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I was told I would be able to work during chemo. I could hardly walk across the room to go to the washroom. Chemo hit me very hard. I lost my ability to read for several months.My doctors were very misleading. When I asked my oncologist if I could speak with someone who worked during chemo she laughed. Chemo left my laying on the couch feeling like I had a bad flu bug for 6 mths.

    Easy to Do: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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  5. 5
    • mag
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    about 4 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    I worked the entire time 33 tx. Felt tired and my underarm was pretty red. I felt radiation was easy.

    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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  6. 6
    • mag
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    about 4 years ago
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    Diagnosed

    Oh No

    That lump that had been in my breast for 2 years was cancer not a cyst.

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