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Who Has Been Be Able To Work During Herceptin Treatment?

Who Has Been Be Able To Work During Herceptin Treatment?

During my treatment with Docetaxel, carboplatin and trastuzumab I´m unable to go to my job. I would like to know if when I finish with docetaxel and carboplatin, and only continue with Herceptin, will be able to work?

A MyBCTeam Member said:

When I received Herceptin only, I had no harsh side effects. I was able to work!

posted almost 5 years ago

What Tests Did Anyone Have After Treatment Was Over?

What Tests Did Anyone Have After Treatment Was Over?

I was diagnosed April 2018 Stage 3C, er pr her2 positive and did chemo May-August followed by bilateral masectomy with lymph nodes removed as well. Then 7 weeks of radiation and I’m scheduled for a hysterectomy on 2/26. Anyway I had a spot on my chest wall and when they did my surgery there was still cancer in my sent nodes which they said radiation would take care of. I have asked my medical oncologist and radiation oncologist when will I have tests done and I was told there arent any tests… read more

A MyBCTeam Member said:

I would insist on a pet scan

posted almost 3 years ago

Chemo Treatment

Chemo Treatment

Has anyone used Dexamethasone, Docetaxel, Perjeta, Trastuzumab, and Zofran altogether with no additional medications for chemo I want to know the good and bad about this combo? Thanks in advance

A MyBCTeam Member said:

@A MyBCTeam Member, just regular Claritin. The other thing is if you feel like you are dehydrated, make an agreement with your oncologist to receive fluids without the hassle of the ER. It will be… read more

posted about 7 years ago

I Keep Hearing About Chemo Brain - Is Anyone Experiencing It And How Bad Is It?

I Keep Hearing About Chemo Brain - Is Anyone Experiencing It And How Bad Is It?

I hear that some chemo causes a short term memory loss called chemo brain. If you are experiencing it, which chemo did you have and how bad are the memory problems from it?

A MyBCTeam Member said:

I had TCHP and the chemo brain is awful. I wonder now if I had opted for the hair-preservation option if it would also have reduced the effects on my brain. I didn’t care about losing my hair, but I… read more

posted 4 months ago

Wondering If Anyone Has Taken The Drug Neratinib (Neralynx) Post Adjunct Chemo (TCHP/ Herceptin) For Stage 3 ER+ / HER2-positive(grade 3+ BC

Wondering If Anyone Has Taken The Drug Neratinib (Neralynx) Post Adjunct Chemo (TCHP/ Herceptin) For Stage 3 ER+ / HER2-positive(grade 3+ BC

A MyBCTeam Member said:

It is my understanding that any cancer cells remaining after surgery may develop resistance to the initial HER2-targeted treatment. Neratinib was developed to overcome this resistance by targeting the… read more

posted about 2 years ago

What Day The The Worst After Chemo? Some People Say Day 3 & 4 Others Say Day 2

What Day The The Worst After Chemo? Some People Say Day 3 & 4 Others Say Day 2

A MyBCTeam Member said:

I am on TCHP. Today is day 4 and I am wiped out.. Have been taking 3 hour naps over the weekend. I made it through work (desk job) but am exhausted. I got my Neulasta shot today so we will see if that… read more

posted almost 7 years ago

Who Takes A Brain Medication Called TYKERB?

Who Takes A Brain Medication Called TYKERB?

Tykerb is a very expensive brain medication and there are companies that can lower your out of pocket expense and you can be reimbursed for your monies paid.

A MyBCTeam Member said:

@A MyBCTeam Member: (((HUGS ))) to you and your mom. So sorry to hear of her diagnosis.

At the beginning of Tykerb my co-payment was $108/monthly after my insurance was billed. Tykerb because it… read more

edited, originally posted over 7 years ago

TCH Plus Pertuzamab Treatment

TCH Plus Pertuzamab Treatment

Anyone here have experience with the: T = Tratuzamab (Herceptin), C= Carboplatin, H = Doxatacel (Taxotere) and P = Pertuzamab with a Neulasta injection treatment? My consult to go over scheduling, possible side effects, etc. is tomorrow but I'd like to hear from the ladies who are in treatment or finished. What were your side effects? My first infusion is April 6 so I'm a little anxious. Thanks.

A MyBCTeam Member said:

@A MyBCTeam Member - glad to hear you are doing well - good luck with labs!

posted almost 7 years ago

Is An Itchy Scalp A Sign The Hair Is Going Or Is It Just Another Side Effect Of Chemo?

Is An Itchy Scalp A Sign The Hair Is Going Or Is It Just Another Side Effect Of Chemo?

I had my first chemo on March 16th. So far no real bad side effects - tired, acid reflux, one day on the sofa feeling like I was hit by a truck, but now my scalp is itchy and I was wondering if that was a sign of the hair getting ready to fall or is it just another side effect of the chemo? I've been holding off cutting my hair because people keep telling me there is always a chance it won't fall out (doctor says it will) so I'm wondering what this means. Thanks

A MyBCTeam Member said:

@A MyBCTeam Member ty hun. It started falling out Monday. Heading to my wig lady now and she's going to cut a short pixie for me.

posted almost 7 years ago