1. 1 day ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I was given the Taxotere that was twice as strong as what they have now. I was in hospital 4 times & my hair never grew back. Also...

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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  2. 1 day ago
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    Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    This time it was the other breast. I had reconstructive surgery in both.

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    Went as Expected: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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  3. 1 day ago
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    Cancer is back/Recurred

    Oh No

    I had stage III BC when I was 44. I had mastectomy. No lymph nodes affected. 17 yrs later my mammogram...I had 17 nodes with cancer.

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  4. 2 days ago
    • annabell
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    2 days ago
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    Lumpectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Here I am sitting and hurt almost as bad as when the cancer was taken out and the doctors tell me it is not from my cancer but it di...

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    Went as Expected: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • AliciaS
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    2 days ago
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    Hair loss (alopecia)

    Side Effects

    Losing my hair was difficult but provided me a new perspective on the world.

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    • gretch
    • Experience with Ductal carcinoma in sit...
    2 days ago
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    Finished treatment

    Celebration

    6 1/2 weeks of radiation done. Today was my last treatment now I go back in a month and start the anti-hormone pill for 5 yrs. m...

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    • rene2
    • Experience with Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma (NHL)
    3 days ago
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    Friend who was diagnosed two months before me has died

    Loss

    A friend and coworker was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer just two months before I was diagnosed with large B cell NHL. He had surg...

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    • rene2
    • Experience with Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma (NHL)
    3 days ago
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    Post R-CHOP pain in my left side/kidney area - MRI scheduled

    Oh No

    My large B cell NHL presented first with severe pain in my left side, initially thought to be kidney stones. I had a 6cm tumor on my...

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    • rene2
    • Experience with Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma (NHL)
    3 days ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had my first chemo (RCHOP) treatment in the hospital following the implant. Two weeks later I developed an infection in the port. ...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • sroch
    • Experience with Ovarian and Fallopian Tu...
    3 days ago
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    Remission

    Celebration

    Most recent PET scan showed no cancer....can only hope and pray it continues this way! so grateful for all my family and friends for...

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    • sroch
    • Experience with Ovarian and Fallopian Tu...
    3 days ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    carbo/taxo 3 cycles once a week for 9 weeks

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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