1. almost 9 years ago
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    Diagnosed

    Oh No

    I never thought it would happen to me.

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    • Boberino
    • Experience with Breast Cancer in Men
    about 9 years ago
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    Home care

    Other Care

    My wife is a retired nurse and was greatly responsible for the ease of my recovery. I also had mentoring from another man who had th...

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    • Boberino
    • Experience with Breast Cancer in Men
    about 9 years ago
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    Went on a trip to Hawaii with wife and her bro and wife

    Celebration

    What relief to be able to eat everything and have it taste normal. Trememdous load off knowing chemo was over

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    • Boberino
    • Experience with Breast Cancer in Men
    about 9 years ago
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    hair loss

    Side Effects

    In addition to hair loss I also had a change in taste. Very few things tasted good or were even palatable

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    • Boberino
    • Experience with Breast Cancer in Men
    about 9 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I was weak and unable to eat much but ice cream and bland soups

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Boberino
    • Experience with Breast Cancer in Men
    about 9 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Realy took me down during treatment

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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    • Boberino
    • Experience with Breast Cancer in Men
    about 9 years ago
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    Diagnosed

    Oh No

    Found it accidently while helping with a rummage sale at church

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    • LesT
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrating) D...
    about 9 years ago
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    Finished treatment

    Celebration

    AFTER chemotherapy, radiation, hormonal therapy, my family and I celebrated the conclusion of the journey as of March 15, 2012 with ...

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    • LesT
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrating) D...
    about 9 years ago
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    Nerve damage (peripheral neuropathy)

    Side Effects

    The side effect is minimal from the radiation and is treatable with medication, such as Gabapentin.

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    • LesT
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrating) D...
    about 9 years ago
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    My oncologist worked with Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, New York

    Clinical Trial

    A staff member from my oncologist's office was in charge of receiving information on the dosages and drugs for the chemotherapy. I ...

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    • LesT
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrating) D...
    about 9 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    The radiologist, his staff, the personnel doing the radiation - each and all explained what was being done and provided me with a h...

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    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • LesT
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrating) D...
    about 9 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Chemotherapy began August 17, 201l with the following drugs: Adriamycin "the red drug" followed by with Cytoxin. Neulasta was also ...

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