• WIll have 4 cycles of TC starting next week. Any significant side effects from these meds? Is yes, how did you manage these side effects.

    Asked by marian on Sunday, March 18, 2012

    WIll have 4 cycles of TC starting next week. Any significant side effects from these meds? Is yes, how did you manage these side effects.

    diagnosed with stage 2 DCIS and invasive ductal carcinoma on R breast, in 11/11. Surgery on 01/27/12--> had bilateral mastectomy (left was prophylactic) and reconstruction with TE. Had SLN biopsy, + 2/5 nodes. Pet scan negative. Will start chemo next week , radiation afterwards, no node was dissected. 2nd stage of reconstruction will be done months after radiation.

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      nancyjac

      My primary side effects from TC were hair loss, achiness and flu like symptoms followed by diarrhea with stomach cramps and terrible taste in mouth.

      almost 5 years ago

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