• Bengal
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrating)...
    3 months ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    Dr who to!d me "there's nothing to it" is an idiot. My "sunburn like" "rash" was excrutiating!

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • Bengal
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrating)...
    3 months ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    This is a horrible, seemingly never ending experience. NOT fun! But it IS doable. Just keep on keepin' on.

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    Easy to Do: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • Bengal
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrating)...
    3 months ago
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    Lumpectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Any invasive procedure takes time for recovery and impacts daily activities.

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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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    • Bengal
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrating)...
    3 months ago
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    This is like nothing I have ever experienced. I am in total shock. How am I going to proceed?

    Decision Point

    Surgeon, oncologist and nurse navigator helped guide me through decision making.

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    • Bengal
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrating)...
    3 months ago
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    Just Diagnosed

    Oh No

    Diagnosis completely out of the blue. No outward symptoms. Mammogram showed "questionable" spot which turned out positive for canc...

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    • KathM
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrating) ...
    3 months ago
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    Hormone blockers

    Decision Point

    I have been on Anastrozole for the last 3 years and have had bone muscle pain and really bad pain and numbness in my feet. So they t...

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    • KathM
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    3 months ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    In 1996 had a right breast lumpectomy due to breast cancer and 6 weeks of radiation.

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    Painless Experience: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • KathM
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    3 months ago
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    Hormone therapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I am having bone pain and pain and numbness in my feet. I am on Anastrozole since 2016

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    Easy to Do: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • KathM
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    3 months ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I had Chemo Neo- Adjuvant. TCH with Perjeta. It went good into the 4 Tx of the Taxol in which I could continue due too my liver enz...

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    Easy to Do: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • Cobokat
    • Experience with Metaplastic Carcinoma ...
    3 months ago
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    Cancer has progressed

    Oh No

    After 1 year, 7 months on Keytruda my cancer has progressed. I will start a new therapy July 31, 2019 - Opdivo and Yervoy. Hoping fo...

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    • Recio
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    3 months ago
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    Hormone therapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Faslodex injections, painful, hip joint pain

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    Easy to Do: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    Fatigue (tiredness)

    Side Effects

    Nausea, Hot Flashes

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