• judys3cats
    • Experience with Triple-Negative Bre...
    28 days ago
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    Double Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had surgery at Brigham & Women's 4/19/2017. Dr. Carter performed the surgery and Dr. Erdmann-Sager placed the tissue expanders. ...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • judys3cats
    • Experience with Triple-Negative Bre...
    28 days ago
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    Change plastic surgeon

    Decision Point

    I had a first consultation with a very kindly doctor who showed me some horrible photos of what breast reconstruction would look lik...

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    • judys3cats
    • Experience with Triple-Negative Bre...
    28 days ago
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    I switched my care to Dana Farber in Boston

    Decision Point

    Having had such a bad experience for this second time with Lahey, I was advised to switch. I was very quickly given appointments wi...

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    • dstumpf1
    • Experience with Stomach Cancer
    29 days ago
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    Fatigue (tiredness)

    Side Effects

    Fatigue, nausea, severe pain, metal mouth, vomiting

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    • dstumpf1
    • Experience with Stomach Cancer
    29 days ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    My whole life is what I can see and do from bed

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    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • dannerca
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Ca...
    about 1 month ago
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    Cancer is back/Recurred

    Oh No

    After 6 years a tumor has returned this time in bladder. Removed 6/26/17 tested positive for cancer.

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    • Doxwyf
    • Experience with Ductal carcinoma in sit...
    about 1 month ago
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    Diarrhea

    Side Effects

    Two weeks of acute diarrhea. I became dehydrated, I was lightheaded and had difficulty walking. When I called my PCP she sent me to ...

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    • Doxwyf
    • Experience with Ductal carcinoma in sit...
    about 1 month ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    Currently receiving. The positioning is difficult because I have scoliosis and bulging lumbar discs.

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    Painless Experience: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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    • lindi143
    • Experience with Prostate Cancer
    about 1 month ago
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    Decision Point

    going back on shots and trip to cancer dr

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    • spacec
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    about 1 month ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    back to a new drug that is working

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • spacec
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    about 1 month ago
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    Double Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    life changing.

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    Went as Expected: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • spacec
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    about 1 month ago
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    drugs vs surgery

    Clinical Trial

    random selection was to treat with oral medication - worked for 1 year

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