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Well I went too too see My Oncologist today, Chemo it is, My Oncotype test was a 26, So nervous and scared, I just want too get it over with.

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Stage 2A Patient over 7 years
 
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    anonimamente
    Aprendendo sobre o câncer de mama
    You'll be ok. Surround yourself with people that love you. You have a large group of us to help and support you through the entire process. We ALL know how you are feeling and what you are going through.
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    anonimamente
    Aprendendo sobre o câncer de mama
    I'm so sorry Hun. Since I just went through this last week. My Oncotype score was 10 in my case so is was relieved that I did not have to do chemo. Or should I say, I opted out of chemo. Never the less I was very prepared to do the chemo! I am willing to to whatever it takes. I started tamoxifen last week and will start radiation in the next 2 weeks. Big Hugs to You!!! Stay strong.
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    anonimamente
    Stage 2A Paciente
    I have to have chemo too. Last surgery was July 6. I am having another surgery on August 16 to have one last try at clear margins. Than Chemo 4 weeks later. 4 rounds of AC than 12 of Taxol for 20 weeks. I am really scared too especially of the side effects.
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    anonimamente
    Sobrevivente desde 2009
    You will find an inner strength you did not know you had. Accept support by the people around and you treatment team. There are wonderful survivors full of support on here. I had someone tell me when I started chemo " some day it will seem like a bad dream". I kept remembering this and each treatment was one step closer to being well again. I was always able to look around and see others going thru far harder things than me. Good luck and stay in touch.
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  • anonimamente Profile
    anonimamente
    Aprendendo sobre o câncer de mama
    You will do just fine. Everyone experiences different side effects. For me, each treatment had different side effects, although I never got "sick." Focus on the positives ... Chemo is killing the cancer wherever it may be hiding! Plan for 5-7 days of feeling tired/crummy, then you will start to get your energy back. If you get neulasta shots the day after, take some Tylenol a few hours before. I found that I didn't need all the medication they prescribed to me... So after the 1st treatment I started cutting back. You will get through this AND become an even stronger woman! Focus on healing. Guided imagery and relaxation apps/DVDs can really help.
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  • julie s Profile
    anonimamente
    Stage 2A Paciente
    We all can relate to the feelings you are having (unfortunately..) but you will get through this!! I'm halfway through my chemo and for me the first one was the worst... I think because I didn't know what to expect. I can't emphasize enough how important it is to stay hydrated and to take meds as prescribed... If you wait until you need them it's too late! This is a great site for support and to ask questions! :) Julie
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  • laura  bailey Profile
    anonimamente
    Aprendendo sobre o câncer de mama
    Just be strong, you can do this. Hold on to the fact that the poison is killing your cancer. Every chemo is a milestone closer to being cancer free. It is scary but remember you always have sisters to help you here 24/7. Be strong,
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    anonimamente
    Stage 2A Paciente
    I really Need Support and comfort very scared
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    • Sharon Danielson Profile
      anonimamente
      Sobrevivente desde 2007

      I am so sorry you received this type of news. I wish I could put a happy spin on this but it is something you march through and try to be as strong as you can. It is a rocky road and many of us have been through it or are going through it. You...

      mais

      I am so sorry you received this type of news. I wish I could put a happy spin on this but it is something you march through and try to be as strong as you can. It is a rocky road and many of us have been through it or are going through it. You have a lot of company here. It seems insurmountable but you will make it. No two women have the same reactions to the drugs so I always say don't go into this with any expectations. I also had 4 rounds of AC and except for loosing my hair, I really had no problems. I did have a problem with an additive in my recipe but that is a rare one. We are all here for you and completely understand your sense of fear. Be sure you ask questions of your team, have a sense of humor, and accept help from your family and friends. Surround yourself with people who love and care for you. You will get through this and come out the other side a much stronger woman for the experience. Hang in there, you will be ok, and take care, Sharon

      over 7 years Flag

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