• emprice
    • Experience with Mixed Tumors, Breast C...
    3 months ago
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    Sentinel lymph node biopsy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Removed 4 lymph nodes, 3 showed microscopic signs of cancer.

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • emprice
    • Experience with Mixed Tumors, Breast C...
    3 months ago
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    Mastectomy (uni or bilateral)

    Decision Point

    With the MRI and genetic results, a lumpectomy was out of the question for the left breast, so I had to decide if I was willing to p...

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    • emprice
    • Experience with Mixed Tumors, Breast C...
    3 months ago
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    Genetic testing

    Procedure or Surgery

    Genetic testing showed I have the CHEK2 gene mutation

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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    • emprice
    • Experience with Mixed Tumors, Breast C...
    3 months ago
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    MRI

    Procedure or Surgery

    MRI showed a tumor size of 2.1, with additional Stage 0 spread throughout left breast. There was also a glimmer of something in my r...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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    • emprice
    • Experience with Mixed Tumors, Breast C...
    3 months ago
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    lumpectomy vs. mastectomy

    Decision Point

    Wanted lumpectomy because tumor was 1.8cm and I wanted the option of breastfeeding another baby down the line

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    • Iamwell
    • Experience with Chronic Lymphocytic Le...
    3 months ago
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    Just Diagnosed

    Oh No

    I’ve tried to forget that I have it. Now I have a lump under my left arm . I’m actually seeing my oncologist today. I can’t forget ...

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    Remission

    Celebration

    YAY! My oncologist told me that I was in "clinical remission". I haven't heard that for several years! I am still taking my Venclext...

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    • Dawsonsmom
    • Experience with Papillary Carcinoma...
    3 months ago
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    MO recommends Femara

    Decision Point

    Given my age (68) and clinical features of my tumor (small, 7mm) no lymph node involvement, and the low risk for recurrence, I am qu...

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    • Newbee
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    3 months ago
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    Finished radition.

    Celebration

    Had last radition treatment on 9-11-19. Still getting Herceptin treatments for about 7 more months.

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    • Newbee
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    3 months ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    Just felt tired after treatments.

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    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Russ
    • Experience with Carcinoid Tumor, Stomach ...
    3 months ago
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    Side Effects

    For the short period of chemo for 2 weeks I had red hand/red feet. I am still paying for red feet with severe sores.

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    • Russ
    • Experience with Carcinoid Tumor, Stomach ...
    3 months ago
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    Radiation

    No radiation.

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    Painless Experience: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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