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For the week after docetaxel, I have experienced pain and mouth sores. I find day 3, 4 and 5 the worst. I am less nauseas than the FEC treatments so that is good. I am worried about losing my fingernails, but so far so good. My eyebrows and eyelashes are also thinning so I think I will likely loss those soon. I am just curious how others are doing on docetaxel and any words of wisdom to get thru the next 2… read more

tags: docetaxel

posted about 1 hour ago by A MyBCTeam User

posted about 11 hours ago by A MyBCTeam User

Today one year ago I had a lumpectomy on my right breast after a diagnosis of triple negative IDC. Also the Sentinel node and one other node was removed. There was no node involvement. The tumor was 3cm so I had 34 radiation therapy treatments. The soreness has never left. I was told I had scar tissue and inflammation. I take 2400 I.U. of vitamin E every day since January. I have lumps on the outer side and almost under my arm. I was… read more

tags: soreness

posted about 12 hours ago by A MyBCTeam User
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I had my lumpectomy in sept and finished rad. in dec. I too am still sore with inflammation ! The burning sensation from rad has just started to subside !!! I hear… read more

posted about 11 hours ago

My Oncologist strongly advised me to have chemo on our first meeting. Stage 2 IDC 3.5cm...Estrogen and Progesterone Positive..Her2negative...LVI and PNI present. On my insistence I requested that the Oncotype Test be done. The test came back 14 with a 9percent chance of reocurrence.
The Oncology Dr changed her mind with the score being low. I spent two weeks preparing emotionally for chemo. I am relieved I do not have to have chemo and now the planis radiation and Femmara. However I feel… read more

tags: chemo no chemo

posted about 15 hours ago by A MyBCTeam User
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I had the same experience but went through 5 weeks of thinking I was going to have chemo. I had to ask to have the oncotype test after I read about it. Needless to say… read more

posted about 12 hours ago

Anyone here also diagnosed with lupus? If so what was your treatment plan, and how ate you doing?

tags: lupus

posted about 17 hours ago by A MyBCTeam User

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posted about 12 hours ago

I finished chemo in February. Had surgery (BMX) March 24. I am healing well. Began radiation May 18. My CBC this week showed my WBC count to be low. Has anyone else had this happen?

tags: low white blood cell count WBC

posted 2 days ago by A MyBCTeam User
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I had this almost zero after my second chemo treatment and developed a systemic infection that put me in the hospital for a few days. Not fun, but afterwards I… read more

posted 1 day ago

Any insite on the side effects for this drug? My exchange surgery is in September and I will then have my ovaries removed.

tags: Lupron injections side effects

posted 2 days ago by A MyBCTeam User

I've had one injection and will have my second in two weeks. I am experiencing hot flashes and hip/joint aches. When I've been sitting for a while, it takes me a few… read more

posted about 12 hours ago

Has anyone done body cleansing post chemo with juices? If so please tell me. thank you

tags: nutrition body cleansing juice

posted 2 days ago by A MyBCTeam User
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Yes, I still juice daily, and do wheatgrass shots. I tried to totally detoxify after chemo. A great book is Crazy Sexy Diet by Kris Carr. Good read and very… read more

posted about 19 hours ago