• Sheila5251
    • Experience with Inflammatory Breast...
    4 months ago
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    Remission

    Celebration

    Only side affects from current medication is joint pain and fatigue. No hot flashes, etc. from hormone therapy. I will gladly tole...

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    • Sheila5251
    • Experience with Inflammatory Breast...
    4 months ago
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    Hormone therapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Two months after initial treatment, two very small and slightly different tumors appeared on the opposite side.E/P positive, HER 2 n...

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • BruceB
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    4 months ago
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    test & scan results

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had: - liver biopsy - MRI - PET - CT (performed some time ago and results already known) Forgot to include an update to te...

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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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    • Sheila5251
    • Experience with Inflammatory Breast...
    4 months ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    Because I was numb, I didn't experience pain from the skin burns under my arm. (The most painful part was the tattoo markers) I had...

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    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Sheila5251
    • Experience with Inflammatory Breast...
    4 months ago
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    Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    I did have a port implanted before chemo. 5 weeks after chemo ended I had a mastectomy, no lymph nodes removed even though I do have...

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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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    • Sheila5251
    • Experience with Inflammatory Breast...
    4 months ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    3 cycles of Adriamycin and Cytoxan combined and 4 cycles of Taxol. I was supposed to have 4 cycles of AC but it was too hard on my ...

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • BruceB
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    4 months ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    They gave me a choice between (a) a pump which I would wear for 48 hours + 1/2 day in the chair, every 2 weeks, or (b) pills 2x/day ...

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    Easy to Do: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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  1. 4 months ago
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    Mouth dryness

    Side Effects

    I experienced bone pain, taste issues, mouth dryness, fatigue, chemo brain, stomach pain, shooting pains in feet, hand and foot pain.

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  2. 4 months ago
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    Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    I benefited from a fanny pack of numbing gel that left me relatively pain free.

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  3. 4 months ago
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    Just Diagnosed

    Oh No

    My cancer was diagnosed the day of my routine mammogram, 12 months after the prior screening. It was not detectable through self exam.

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    • Carlina
    • Experience with Cancer of Unknown Prim...
    4 months ago
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    Results of second opinion

    Decision Point

    I went to the same clinic (insurance covered) for my second opinion. I got the same answer, I'm thinking it's influenced by the firs...

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    • Susan50
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcinom...
    4 months ago
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    Operation not possible

    Decision Point

    Now I'm terminal so I need decide if I want Radiotherapy

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