• LesT
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrating) D...
    about 7 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Surgery involved removal of the left breast completely as well as 9 of 19 lymph nodes which were cancerous. Additionally, two lymp...

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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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    • LesT
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrating) D...
    about 7 years ago
    • peteb
    • Experience with Breast Cancer in Men
    about 7 years ago
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    Birthday

    Celebration

    I now know the importance of having a birthday. During this whole ordeal I have had many ups and a few downs. The love and support o...

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    • peteb
    • Experience with Breast Cancer in Men
    about 7 years ago
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    Other

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Started a new type of treatment that is suppose to prevent the receptors from attaching to the hormones that help it to grow

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • peteb
    • Experience with Breast Cancer in Men
    about 7 years ago
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    Other

    Celebration

    Procedure to prevent fluid build up has worked.

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    • peteb
    • Experience with Breast Cancer in Men
    about 7 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Surgeon performed a procedure that he placed a talc between the lung and the sack that holds the lung. Doing this created scar tissu...

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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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    • peteb
    • Experience with Breast Cancer in Men
    about 7 years ago
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    Other

    Oh No

    Fluid returned within 3 days of procedure.Dr said that he would send me to a surgeon for a procedure that would help to control flui...

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    • peteb
    • Experience with Breast Cancer in Men
    about 7 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Had to have fluid drained from my lung to help improve breathing.

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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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    • peteb
    • Experience with Breast Cancer in Men
    about 7 years ago
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    Oh No

    Trouble breathing returned to Dr and he told me that my Cancer had begin to grow again

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    • peteb
    • Experience with Breast Cancer in Men
    about 7 years ago
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    Cancer is back/Recurred

    Oh No

    Have issues with a nagging cough went to Dr. Had an exray and found that there was a spot on my right lung. Had a biopsy and found t...

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    • peteb
    • Experience with Breast Cancer in Men
    about 7 years ago
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    Finished treatment

    Celebration

    Finished all treatments and everything returned to normal. Cancer free for 10 years.

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    • peteb
    • Experience with Breast Cancer in Men
    about 7 years ago
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    Radiation

    Treatments for 6 weeks everyday. No side effects until the last week when the dosage was increased. Had some blistering and burning

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    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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