• DMsith
    • Experience with Breast Cancer in Men
    over 5 years ago
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    Unbelievable then Acceptance then living with it.

    Oh No

    My mother had various forms of cancer over 50 years then passed at 95 with "failure to thrive." I am more experienced with cancer ...

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    • smit8100
    • Experience with Breast Cancer in Men
    almost 6 years ago
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    Type of treatment/care.

    Decision Point

    Ended chemotherapy, entered Hospice care in August. Feel better physically and mentally except chemo brain. Fatigue and walking in...

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    • smit8100
    • Experience with Breast Cancer in Men
    almost 6 years ago
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    Chemo brain

    Side Effects

    I had 17 infusions of IV Abraxane and have had.chemo brain since. Sometimes more frequently than others. At first it was very anno...

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    • rfiorella
    • Experience with Breast Cancer in Men
    about 6 years ago
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    Internal radiation

    Radiation

    Completed 25 radiation treatments on july 6, 2015. now taking tomoxifen for 5 years.. my test all show a clean bill of health. Getti...

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    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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  1. about 6 years ago
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    Diarrhea

    Side Effects

    First round of Perjeta, Herceptin, etc... last Friday. Diarrhea has been fast and furious since Saturday. Unlike anything I've ever ...

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    • mdpride
    • Experience with Breast Cancer in Men
    over 6 years ago
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    Cancer has spread/Metastasized

    Oh No

    Found cancer in lymph nodes with metastasis to surrounding axillary tissue

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    • mdpride
    • Experience with Breast Cancer in Men
    over 6 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Total mastectomy with sentinel lymph node dissection

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • mdpride
    • Experience with Breast Cancer in Men
    over 6 years ago
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    Money

    Oh No

    Found out my husband had breast cancer while we were uninsured, he was not working, and we had very little savings

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  2. over 6 years ago
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    Choosing a double or single mastectomy

    Decision Point

    We still haven't decided which is the "right" path. Will need some time for my wife and I to ponder.

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    • rfiorella
    • Experience with Breast Cancer in Men
    over 6 years ago
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    Fatigue (tiredness)

    Side Effects

    for side effects I had extreme constipation, heavy fatigue, nausea, and eventually neuropathy. effects are cumulative but for me jus...

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    • rfiorella
    • Experience with Breast Cancer in Men
    over 6 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I had every side effect listed. It was really tough on me. also from Taxol I got Neuropathy. then they changed the drug to Taxine an...

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    Easy to Do: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • JCBeam
    • Experience with Breast Cancer in Men
    over 6 years ago
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    tamoxifen for stage 4 hormone recpetive male breast cancer

    Other Care

    I just started treatment two months ago. I will get another CT scan in a few weeks to compare to the CT I had done Feb. 2nd so the ...

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