fleener's Journey with Breast Cancer

Survivor: Breast Cancer

Patient Info: Currently in active treatment (initial surgery, receiving chemo rounds/radiation), Diagnosed: about 5 years ago, Female, Age: 62, Stage I, HER2 Positive: Don't Know, ER Positive: Yes, PR Positive: Don't Know

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    • fleener
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    almost 5 years ago
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    Diagnosed

    Oh No

    A routine mammogram showed I had breast cancer in my right boob. A 1.7 cm tumor made of progesterone and estrogen.

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    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    almost 5 years ago
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    Lumpectomy

    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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    • fleener
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    almost 5 years ago
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    Internal radiation (Brachytherapy)

    Radiation

    This was a very painful process for - although I was told It would be easy. Lots of bleeding. Then I got a staff infection in my breast that was operated on. The surgeon keeps aspirating fluid out of my breast every three days for a week now. A lot of pain. and redness

    Painless Experience: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • fleener
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    almost 5 years ago
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    Infection

    Side Effects

    Staff infection. I'm on antibiotics. And have been getting aspirations every three days.

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    • fleener
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    almost 5 years ago
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    Decision Point

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

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    • fleener
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    almost 5 years ago
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    Psychosocial

    Other Care

    The Psychosocial aspect has been able to help me look at this monster ordeal

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