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    Oh No (Path report): Lymph node was clear but lymphatic involvment was present. Triple negative--should I have had chemo before surgery......

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    Side Effects (Other): What the heck?!?!?!? I'm finished with treatment, whats up with all the side effects now? Lost eyelashes & eyebrows thinned, swollen ankles (lasix & compression socks), burn around big toenail & back of ankle, lost nail....... Had more problems after Chemo was finished

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    Celebration (Finished treatment)

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    Drug or Chemo Therapy (Chemotherapy): 4 rounds of Cytoxan & Taxotere. White blood cell count bottomed out after first round. Neulasta shots after remaining treatments. Bone pain from shots. Also experienced sore mouth from chemo, Magic Mouthwash helped.

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    Procedure or Surgery (Double Mastectomy): Bilateral Masectomy with Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy

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      Immediate reconstruction with alloderm & silicone implants

      about 4 years ago
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    Oh No (Other): Diagnosed with Breast Cancer