Chemotherapy drugs are aimed at killing rapidly growing cells in the body. Chemotherapy is necessary for cancer cells without hormone receptors.
I was pretty scared about starting chemo, but talking through my jitters while getting ready helped me get in the zone for the first day. I recorded the treatment when I could. Pre-diagnosis the whole [More]
Fifteen percent of women with breast cancer die from chemotherapy An important study by the Early Breast Cancer Trialists’ Collaborative Group (EBCTCG), provides important information on the biology of breast cancer. More than 50% of [More]
Joan Lunden discusses how chemotherapy was the best treatment plan for her breast cancer. Comments on this video are allowed in accordance with our comment policy: http://www.cdc.gov/SocialMedia/Tools/CommentPolicy.html This video can also be viewed at https://www.cdc.gov/wcms/video/low-res/cancer/2017/58645864YourHealthLundenBreastCancerB.mp4
My Oncologist did not want to waste time, and only a few days after finding out about my recurrence, I underwent my first round of chemotherapy :Adriamycin & Taxotere for my breast metastasis to the [More]
Subscribe! http://bit.ly/ACSReactions Breast cancer is the second most commonly diagnosed cancer in women. Fortunately, the rate at which we’re learning about this disease means patients have a lot more treatment options and far better chances [More]
SIX ADVANCED BREAST CANCERS – Complete Clinical Regressions Following Atavistic Chemotherapy: www.AtavisticChemotherapy.com In addition to their locally advanced breast cancer or local recurrence, most of these patients whose breast cancers are depicted in the film [More]
Getting a port and my first chemo. What happens the first time you have chemo administered using a mediport. It’s all part of my metaplastic breast cancer story.
I was diagnosed with breast cancer stage III in June 2015. The tumor had fully disappeared In January 2016. I briefly had chemotherapy but stopped it after 4 administrations and continued to heal myself with [More]