• Tomatogirl
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrat...
    5 days ago
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    Breast Reconstruction (Implant)

    Procedure or Surgery

    My left breast tissue expander ruptured (most likely due to radiation), so my surgeon suggested we place the implant in. Luckily thi...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Love_Ess
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    5 days ago
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    hysterectomy

    Side Effects

    Following all treatments, bladder leakage. GYN confirmed fibroid tumors (developed prior to cancer diagnosis); tumors were pushing ...

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    • Love_Ess
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    5 days ago
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    Rejection of transplant

    Side Effects

    at time of mastectomy, plastic surgeon installed a tissue expander to later receive an implant; issue expander failed, leaked. two ...

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    • Love_Ess
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    5 days ago
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    Nerve damage (peripheral neuropathy)

    Side Effects

    chemo damaged nerves in fingers and feet

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    • Love_Ess
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    5 days ago
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    Nausea/Vomiting

    Side Effects

    3-6 hours following first chemo infusion, nausea and vomiting through the night, ER visit, received fluids and more nausea medication

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    • Love_Ess
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    5 days ago
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    Memory changes

    Side Effects

    Diagnosed with loss of memory and inability to focus on daily tasks. Prescribed ritalin

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    • Love_Ess
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    5 days ago
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    Depression/Anxiety

    Side Effects

    Following all treatments, GP referred for neuropsychological testing, diagnosed sever depression and anxiety, then referred to Psych...

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    • Love_Ess
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    5 days ago
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    Allergic reaction

    Side Effects

    cellulitis - swelling and skin sloughing on both legs. Skin biopsy revealed allergic reaction to one of the chemo drugs

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    • Shawnari
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    6 days ago
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    Sentinel lymph node biopsy

    Procedure or Surgery

    A bit more soreness with this procedure

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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    • Shawnari
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    6 days ago
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    Lumpectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Was definitely better than I expected

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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    • Lmm033057
    • Experience with Non-Small Cell, Lung...
    6 days ago
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    Cancer has spread/Metastasized

    Oh No

    After treatment to my chest and neck, the cancer spread to my brain. I had total brain radiation for that.

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    • Lmm033057
    • Experience with Non-Small Cell, Lung...
    6 days ago
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    Finished treatment

    Celebration

    Cancer Treatment Center of America in Zion, IL held a 5 year survivor celebration.

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