1. about 1 year ago
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    Double Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    I did not have reconstruction and it has definitely impacted my daily life

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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  2. about 1 year ago
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    Allergic reaction

    Side Effects

    I had an allergic reaction while receiving Taxotere. I had a hard time breathing and my body tightened up. After this, they administ...

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  3. about 1 year ago
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    Cancer has spread/Metastasized

    Oh No

    Just a week after finding out I had breast cancer, a PET scan showed it metastasized to my spine.

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  4. about 1 year ago
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    Targeted therapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Dealing with almost daily from Perjeta

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  5. about 1 year ago
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    Double Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Don’t have full range of motion

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  6. about 1 year ago
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    Breast Reconstruction (Flap)

    Procedure or Surgery

    This procedure was mastectomy of remaining breast followed by reconstruction.

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • GrandmaOM
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrati...
    about 1 year ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    Did simulation and mapping. Will share more after first week of treatment.

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    Painless Experience: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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    • GrandmaOM
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrati...
    about 1 year ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    Calendula cream applied twice daily from 2 weeks prior to radiation starting. Then applied 3 times a day plus aquaphor on nipples. ...

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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    • BruceB
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    about 1 year ago
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    Colostomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    5/26/2019: Hi all, back after several weeks' hiatus, during which time I had the APR surgery (with laparoscopic ablation of li...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • Ligal
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    about 1 year ago
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    Hair loss (alopecia)

    Side Effects

    Arthritis, muscle spasms, dizziness, vertigo, balance problems, tendonitis, skin rash, anxiety.

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    • TMcGill
    • Experience with Cervical Cancer
    about 1 year ago
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    Radical hysterectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    I was admitted on May 2, 2019 for a radical hysterectomy. It took approximately 6-7 hours. I did very well and was able to go home a...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • TMcGill
    • Experience with Cervical Cancer
    about 1 year ago
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    Just Diagnosed

    Oh No

    I had an abnormal Pap smear in January 2018, underwent endometrial bx and colposcopy, both which came back clear. Repap in September...

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