1. 13 days ago
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    Cancer has spread/Metastasized

    Oh No

    Cancer removed from site-all ok for about 8 1/2 years-now they find some mets.

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    • akwendi
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrating...
    13 days ago
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    Mastecomy or Radiation

    Decision Point

    I was given the choice. Gathering information and talking to people about their experiences, but in the end I had to make the decis...

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    • akwendi
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrating...
    13 days ago
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    Hair loss (alopecia)

    Side Effects

    Chemo brain, fatigue, hair loss, soreness (for a few days after each treatment)

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    • akwendi
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrating...
    13 days ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Be sure to take all the nausea medicine that they give you on time. I didn't during the 1st round and regret it.

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    Easy to Do: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • akwendi
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrating...
    13 days ago
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    Lumpectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Ended up having 2nd lumpectomy due to the fact that margins were not clear

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • akwendi
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrating...
    13 days ago
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    How could it be me?

    Oh No

    Even though my mom had breast cancer at the same age I was diagnosed, I still just couldn't believe that it was me.

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    • sameagle
    • Experience with Triple-Negative Breas...
    13 days ago
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    Cancer is shrinking

    Celebration

    I had a lumpectomy and lymph node Biopsy in October. Happy to say that I've had a complete pathological response. Now let's hope I...

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    • gofigure4
    • Experience with Adenoacanthoma, Endo...
    13 days ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Hi Everyone, Finally got the port. Had first chemo Friday. Had a scary reaction to the Taxol. Couldn't breathe, lower back felt like...

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • subie
    • Experience with Anal Cancer
    13 days ago
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    Possible cone biopsy or hysterectomy.

    Other Care

    I have now learned I have squamous cells and the hpv virus. After having anal cancer this another slap in the face. I was told the...

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  2. 14 days ago
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    Anniversary

    Celebration

    Reached the five-year milestone in December with no cancer. Doctors never say "cured" but it's the best outcome possible. Anyone wit...

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  3. 14 days ago
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    Do i take tamoxifen

    Decision Point

    Being that I'm triple negative

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  4. 14 days ago
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    Decide to do a double mastectomy

    Decision Point

    Found pre-cancerous cells in right breast and triple negative cancer

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