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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?
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, 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
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
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
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
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.
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