This is a post about what to expect when having chemo, written by a young breast cancer survivor. If you or a loved one and are about to start chemotherapy you might be wondering what to expect. First, let me say that everyone’s chemo experience is different. It depends on what type of cancer ... Read More about What It’s Like to Have Chemo from a Young Breast Cancer Survivor
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Chemotherapy has many side effects, some of which can be long-term or even permanent. I was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2009 (read about my breast cancer here). Even though I finished my treatment about 3 1/2 years ago I still have lingering joint and muscle pain after chemotherapy. One of ... Read More about Peripheral Neuropathy after Chemotherapy – Supplements Suggestions for Bone Pain after Chemo
Breast Cancer Update (video) - Done with Chemo, Now What? ... Read More about Breast Cancer Update (video) – Done with Chemo, Now What?
Today, I met with my oncologist and also had my after chemo blood test. I feel like a huge weight has been lifted off my shoulders. I'm officially done with chemo. What happens when you are done with chemo? The doctor seemed really positive about everything. The blood test results were good. ... Read More about Breast Cancer Update – Done with Chemo & Appointment with the Oncologist
I'm done (hopefully). Here is a breast cancer blog post update of my last chemo at Texas Oncology in Austin. Last Chemo - Texas Oncology Bell Ringing I had to have a reduced dosage of the chemo today because of the reaction to the Taxotere last time. My regular oncologist wasn't there today so we ... Read More about Last Chemo for Breast Cancer Patient