• earthgirl
    • Experience with Metaplastic Carcinom...
    3 months ago
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    could there be a way to check boxes instead of adding side effects individually?

    Side Effects

    Maybe people search for individual side effects so it's helpful this way. Maybe I have too many side effects. :D

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    • earthgirl
    • Experience with Metaplastic Carcinom...
    3 months ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    I was grossly underinformed about what this procedure entailed. Local anesthesia only. Uncomfortable head position and I started t...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • earthgirl
    • Experience with Metaplastic Carcinom...
    3 months ago
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    hair losss

    Loss

    It's all in one's perspective. Losing my hair felt creepy when it started and my daughter took the clippers to me which was sweet a...

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    • earthgirl
    • Experience with Metaplastic Carcinom...
    3 months ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Yesterday (8/5/2019) was #4 of 16 chemo treatments but the last of the AC chemo drugs. After three weeks rest, I begin 12 weekly do...

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    Easy to Do: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • whatnext54
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrat...
    3 months ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    Well, finished 20 rounds, 4 boosters. Extreme fatigue. Skin burned and peeling. Developed hot flashes and night sweats. Doctor said ...

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    Painless Experience: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • marzru
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrating)...
    3 months ago
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    Just Diagnosed

    Oh No

    Seems funny how we all know where we were and what we were doing when we got the diagnosis... it was Tuesday morning and I was just ...

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    • Tsl
    • Experience with Triple-Negative Breast Can...
    3 months ago
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    Lumpectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had surgery on July 17th. So far everything has been good. I'm on day 9. And just really started feeling some pain that has requir...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • Sdurre
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrating)...
    3 months ago
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    Chemo brain

    Side Effects

    So so very bad

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    • Sdurre
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrating)...
    3 months ago
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    Allergic reaction

    Side Effects

    To chemo

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    • Sdurre
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrating)...
    3 months ago
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    Cancer has spread/Metastasized

    Oh No

    My cancer went from initial diagnosis of stage 0 to 1 to 3 I had no health insurance went diagnosed so no one would see or treat me...

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    • Bengal
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrating)...
    3 months ago
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    Chronic fatigue and PTSD

    Side Effects

    Healthcare professionals lag behind in recognizing PTSD as a common side effect of cancer diagnosis and treatment, IMO.

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    • Bengal
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrating)...
    3 months ago
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    My cancer journey has truly been life altering. My old life style is no longer attainable

    Loss

    A year after the end of my treatment I struggle to reidentify myself.

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