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Has anyone had to be placed on Coreg 3.125mg or Lisinopril 2.5mg after taking Chemo due to "abnormal heart function"? I finished chemotherapy in 2011, and all reconstructive surgeries in 2012. Now I have to have a cardiac catheterization done and my cardiologist, which I took upon myself to go see, has given me a stress test, echocardiogram, and I've had to wear the monitor for 2 days for tests... Only the monitor test came back normal. I've been anemic since going thru the cancer/chemo… read more

posted about 7 hours ago by A MyBCTeam User

What were the chemo drugs that you were on?

posted about 6 hours ago

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I am finished with my 6 week cycles of HTC + perjeta. Surgery in under a month for mastectomy. Wondering how different side effects will be and what to expect when doing just Herceptin every three weeks.

tags: herceptin perjeta HER2 positive

posted about 14 hours ago by A MyBCTeam User

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I had some stomach issues the first time I did just Herceptin. I now take Pepcid first and it is much better. Now, I have literally no issues. Slightly more tired, but… read more

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Found out yesterday my 32 y.o. neighbor died suddenly.

He had 2 chihauhauas that need homes ASAP.

Carmen is 7, black and white
Carlos is 2.5, fawn and brown

I am moving 8/12. They are bonded and should go together.

Dont know how to add pic. Will put on Pinboard. I live in DE.

Nancy

tags: dog adopt home

posted about 17 hours ago by A MyBCTeam User

I want to believe that especially my family and who I thought were close friends did't ignore this was happening deliberately. I have three brothers who I basically raised, they are all married and between them there are 8 basically grown adult nieces and nephews. I have two sons both married one granddaughter who was 7 at the time of my surgery my husband and I went to the hospital at 5 am by ourselves. My elder son with the granddaughter lived 2 miles from… read more

posted 1 day ago by A MyBCTeam User

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What is ironic is if anything happened to them I would be on the first plane.

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When I was going through my treatment, I finished radiation the first week of July, and was in Hawaii, in the ocean, celebrating the end of treatments 2 weeks later. I… read more

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I found an answer about a study on Medscape, from Scotland.
25 mg given for 3 mos, reduced the size of the tumor by about 80% in 11 out 12 women, mean age of 77, who… read more

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For TNBC patients. I've had a/c and Taxol then bilateral BMX...now I'm gearing up for what I'm told is platinum based chemo for three months. Wondering what people really experience on it? Thanks!!

tags: platinum side effects chemo

posted 3 days ago by A MyBCTeam User

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Hi Kim! I also have TN. I'm on the platinum regimen. My treatment started with taxol and carboplatin for the first week, then weekly taxol, and carboplatin added every… read more

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Doctor is recommending shots to strengthen bones (Xgena or Zometa)and changing to another estrogen blocker -- Tamoxifen isn't working. I'm fifty years old and was diagnosed at 48 with Stage 3A estrogen receptor positive breast cancer in September of 2012. I finished chemo (Adriamycin / Cytoxin and Taxol) in March of 2013 and radiation in May of 2013 (28 sessions) I'm going to IU Simon Cancer Center next week to get a second opinion and look into… read more

tags: metastatic metastasis bone spine femur

posted 3 days ago by A MyBCTeam User

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taking Xgena for the last 3 months. It is working - I have stageIV. Taking Xeloda - one week on one week off - doing ok just get tire when on pills. Will be on these… read more

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