Very hard to get up and out of bed. I hobble around the house and cannot stand more than five- ten minutes. Pretty rough. My goal is to walk to mailbox. My third try with Faslodex. Hospital - infusion center may discontinue shots until they hear from my oncologist. He doesn’t call me either.
I am three years out from treatment for Triple Negative BC. I was stage 2A and had a lumpectomy. No lymph node involvement. My feet always hurt and my arthritis seems to be magnified. I am curious what others are experiencing years out from treatment.
Week break before radiation starts, chemo taxol ended two weeks ago. Since diagnosis i have become depressed and atayed home all the time. Oncologist encouraged me to go away for a few days. So im leaving friday for florida, with hubby and three kids. Staying at my moms place. Any advice on flying with a port? Worried about germs but i know my family needs these few days away!
I had the dbl mastectomy and not been able to wear tops at all from the pain and swelling from drain tube areas and armpits. I did not ever bind up like. Compression and wondering if that's what I was supposed to do.
Just wondering if anyone has ever had stomach problems having reconstructive surgery with implants. It seems lately everything I eat upsets my stomach and I need to run to the bathroom. I thought it was the Tumeric that I just started taking but I stopped and My stomach still doesn’t feel right.
Hi had stage 1 and .on tamoxifen. No chemo. Had a bmx. My hands fall asleep alot and have pins and needles on my fingertips. Anyone else?
My old life insurance company I used to have for me and my husband, through my old job, dropped me last year shortly after I let them know what was going on with me medically. See, I was apparently behind on two payments, which was strange because payments had always automatically been deducted from my payroll through the school system I worked for. Well, for a couple of months, for some… read more
I am wondering if anyone with Er+ Breast Cancer has tried this procedure. It looks like it could be a life saver for those of us that have issues as a result of hormone suppression.
I read a post about post surgery help from family/friends. It said that you need help the first two weeks. That said, I’m very active (swim, bike, run, weights) so I’m hoping I recover slightly faster than expected. Can anyone offer me advice on what kind of help I’ll need? I heard that sometimes husbands need to be kept busy...? I know my husband is very stressed (although he says he’s not). I was also told sleeping upright mostly is helpful. Any experiences… read more
I'm 35 years old (originally diagnosed at 33), and I have Stage 4 inflammatory breast cancer. I have to do chemotherapy almost weekly. I have large scars going across each breast from having a double mastectomy over a year ago and I had reconstruction done w/no nipples, just implants, about 9 months ago. I have no hair due to chemo and have to wear wigs and temporary stick on eyebrows if I want to look like my normal self.… read more