1. 2 months ago
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    Finished treatment

    Celebration

    I will be 5 years cancer free in June 2019

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  2. 2 months ago
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    Just Diagnosed

    Oh No

    Mother died of breast cancer in her 40's. However I was negative for BRCA1 or BRCA2.

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    • car092360
    • Experience with Acute Myeloid Leukem...
    2 months ago
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    Birthday

    Celebration

    Stem cell transplant on 4/9/19

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    • Mmnn
    • Experience with Carcinoma, Endometrial Ca...
    3 months ago
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    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    1rst round IBS acted up, low blood pressure problems recurred. Learned to push sports drinks after 2nd round, helped low blood press...

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    Easy to Do: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Linr
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrating) D...
    3 months ago
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    Bone thinning (osteoporosis)

    Side Effects

    Terrible bone pain, switched off all oral meds to Faslodex.

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    • Linr
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrating) D...
    3 months ago
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    Anemia (low red blood cell counts)

    Side Effects

    Changed my diet to boost my red blood cell count.

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    • Linr
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrating) D...
    3 months ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    I loved my radiation team & my radiation doctor. My doc took a lot of time explaining what was going to happen. The only surprise wa...

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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    • Linr
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrating) D...
    3 months ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    The only problem was the Neulasta shots the day after. My daughter, a trauma nurse, administered my shots to me.

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • Linr
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrating) D...
    3 months ago
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    Reconstructive surgery, both breasts.

    Procedure or Surgery

    My anesthesia tube in right breast malfunctioned - nurse would not call my doctor. I suffered all night in pain with the wrong bra, ...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • Linr
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrating) D...
    3 months ago
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    Lumpectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Lots of pain.

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Linr
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrating) D...
    3 months ago
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    Sentinel lymph node biopsy

    Procedure or Surgery

    The night before my lumpectomy, I had a “road mapping” of my nodes ordered by my surgeon. The procedure hurt as I had an allergy iss...

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • Linr
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrating) D...
    3 months ago
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    Just Diagnosed

    Oh No

    My upstairs washer had flooded my home Christmas Eve morning. We were putting our home on the market to downsize. My husband had jus...

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