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Forum: HER2/neu Positive Breast Cancer — Testing, Herceptin (trastuzumab) treatment, side effects, and more.

Posted on: Jan 31, 2011 07:30AM, edited Dec 10, 2012 08:55AM by TonLee

TonLee wrote:

This is primarily for people who find themselves with THREE +'s by their diagnosis. 

If you are new to breast cancer, please click on the link below and read.  It is "What I Wish I Knew At the Beginning of Treatment."

http://community.breastcancer.org/forum/6/topic/797454

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Dec 3, 2012 11:04AM camillegal wrote:

U gals really move this thread along---

Steiner I give u so much credit for all u'r doing I hope everything else goes smoothly. I've had ruptured cysts and they are painful--in fact they were worse than what u'r facin, if that helps.

Lee this b/p thing seems goofy--I hope it settles down and u can feel more relaxed about it.

Bren I'm glad something got out of u. I did not know pain meds could ive u constipation, well how could I? I didn't take pain meds at first, I waited for about 9 months before I took anything and they did nothing different to me. So--I really don't know as usual. But I hope things go better for u.

Dx 2007, Stage IV, 24/38 nodes, HER2+
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Dec 3, 2012 11:41AM Bellanan wrote:

Well, I am back! This is the following Monday after my 3rd treatment and... Did fine until Friday when the nausea began (0f course off steroids). No diarrheah, only constipation until yesterday. Think that is under control, but the nausea is constant. I am trying to stay ahead of it with Zofran and Adivan. Helps, but my day is spent sleeping. What a life! I have also developed an aversion to swallowing pills. Big gag reflux, so taking it with apple sauce helps a bit. I am really trying to get the liquids down but it is really hard. I am so worried about becoming dehydrated- any suggestions??? I know by next week I should be feeling better once my counts go up. That seems to be my cycle. I know there are so many of you have been thru more,but this feels like shit! Thanks for listening.

Dx 9/19/2012, 2cm, Stage Ib, Grade 2, 0/0 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2+Chemotherapy 10/04/2012 carboplatin, Taxotere
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Dec 3, 2012 11:49AM camillegal wrote:

Bellanan it is shit, u'r right. It sounds like u have the right things going-giner-ale was my friend and vitamin water too--which I still drink and it tastes good. And I lease it in the bottle with a straw it's easier to do all drinks then. I' sorry I can't help much-I had nausea but I always had something right next to me if it actually happened and it did. Oh another thing was oyster crackers easy to eat and not so messy. LOL

Dx 2007, Stage IV, 24/38 nodes, HER2+
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Dec 3, 2012 11:49AM ang7894 wrote:

I took prune juice when needed worked just fine . Hope everyone is doing better.

All chemo done!! last one was April 30th 2012 radiation Done!! Last one was June 22nd 2012 tamox started on Sept 29th 2012 for 5 years!!! Herceptin until March 12th 2013 All Done!!! ER+ 68% PR+ 96% HER2NEU + 3 Angie

Dx 12/1/2011, IDC, 1cm, Stage I, Grade 2, 0/2 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2+Surgery 12/12/2011 Lumpectomy (Left); Lymph Node Removal: Sentinel Lymph Node Dissection (Left)Chemotherapy 01/23/2012 Adriamycin, Cytoxan, TaxolTargeted Therapy 03/19/2012 HerceptinRadiation Therapy 05/08/2012 ExternalHormonal Therapy 09/29/2012 Tamoxifen
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Dec 3, 2012 11:50AM lago wrote:

bellanan I had a slight issue with swallowing several days after chemo. Everyone just kinda shrugged but it did mostly go away. I actually slightly still have the issue on rare occasion when swallowing something dry like white meat chicken and its not a small bite. Good thing I prefer dark meat.

Foods that were recommended in my chemo binder if you have the big D":

chicken or turkey without skin
cooked refined cereals
cottage cheese
eggs
fish (not deep fried of course)
noodles
potatoes (baked or mashed without skin)
white bread
white rice
asparagus
bananas
canned fruit: peaches, pears or applesauce
clear fruit juice
vegetable juice
yogurt plain or vanilla
saltine crackers
gelatin
sorbet or sherbet

DONE!! alturl.com/3o9ni • Tattoos 2.7.2012 • Nipples 10.6.2011 • Exchange 6.24.2011 • Chemo 1.18. 2011 • BMX 8.31.2010

Dx 7/13/2010, IDC, 5cm, Stage IIb, Grade 3, 0/14 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2+
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Dec 3, 2012 11:59AM Pbrain wrote:

Bellanan, I ended up in the hospital with my first taxotere/carboplatin treatment.  I just went for chemo again this last Friday and they told me if I ever started to get as bad as I was getting, to just come over, they'd hydrate me and give me IV zofran.  They said they do it all the time and are used to it, so I wouldn't even need an appointment, but it would be a good idea to call and tell them I'm coming so they can find a chair for me.

If you are feeling too bad, see if you can do that.  My nurse practitioner said that keeps people out of the hospital, so they are glad to do it.  She said by the time she saw me, I was too dehydrated and too sick to not put in the hospital, but if I'd come in earlier I might have avoided it.

Jane~**~***~**~Put your head down and run like Walter Payton! And for those in treatment, this was my fight song http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1q3LEadIk3w

Dx 9/26/2012, IDC, 1cm, Stage I, Grade 2, 0/1 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2+Surgery 10/16/2012 Lumpectomy (Left)Chemotherapy 11/09/2012 carboplatin, TaxotereTargeted Therapy 11/09/2012 HerceptinChemotherapy 11/30/2012 TaxolRadiation Therapy 03/11/2013 ExternalHormonal Therapy 06/14/2013 Arimidex
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Dec 3, 2012 01:54PM Bellanan wrote:

Thanks. I called but no response. I am literally 5 min frm the office so I think I will call and just do it! You have empowered me!! Let u know later.

Dx 9/19/2012, 2cm, Stage Ib, Grade 2, 0/0 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2+Chemotherapy 10/04/2012 carboplatin, Taxotere
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Dec 3, 2012 03:09PM, edited Dec 3, 2012 08:09PM by steiner18

Lago, great list of foods!  Thanks for sharing.

PBrain, I think I'd end up doing the same thing you did and wait until it's too late to call.  I am learning on these boards from others not to be shy about calling the doc.  I used to work as a medical receptionist when in college though, and that may skew why I feel that way.  The dr. I worked for would label charts with code words for "problem patients" i.e. those that call all the time.  I'm sure with an onco it's different though (I worked for an allergist), as oncos spend much more time with their patients and the treatment is so involved.  I just need to change my mindset is all!

LeeA, glad the fills are pushing fluid out and I hope those darn drains come out SOON!!

I took my first dexamethasone today and my heart is racing, and I've been sweating all day too.  I'm guessing it's the steroid, although it's also unusually warm in Kansas City for December.  The high here is 70F today, we're breaking a record held since 1956!

Dx 10/18/12, IDC, 1.5cm, Stage I, Grade 3, 0/4 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2+ * BMX w/TE 11/5/12 * Chemo/Targeted therapy (TCH) 12/4/12 * Tamoxifen hormone therapy 4/1/13 * Reconstruction (permanent implants) 5/6/13

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Dec 3, 2012 03:26PM Pbrain wrote:

Steiner, I'm with you, I didn't want to be a bother.  But my NP told me they really like when we call and say "hey, in over my head here!"  Bellanan, keep us posted.  Hopefully you got hydrated and some IV zofran.  That stuff really works IV.  I only threw up once the entire time I was in the hospital!

Ok, new question.  I was prescribed potassium pills (big, round horse pills) because I was admitted with a K2+ of 2 and then was a little above 3 at my last chemo.  I just went to the bathroom, and poof, there are the pills in all of their glory.  They are barely touched by my wimpy GI tract.

Any thoughts on how I should handle?  The pills say "don't crush"...arghhh, I can't do anything right with chemo!  Har!!

Jane~**~***~**~Put your head down and run like Walter Payton! And for those in treatment, this was my fight song http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1q3LEadIk3w

Dx 9/26/2012, IDC, 1cm, Stage I, Grade 2, 0/1 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2+Surgery 10/16/2012 Lumpectomy (Left)Chemotherapy 11/09/2012 carboplatin, TaxotereTargeted Therapy 11/09/2012 HerceptinChemotherapy 11/30/2012 TaxolRadiation Therapy 03/11/2013 ExternalHormonal Therapy 06/14/2013 Arimidex
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Dec 3, 2012 03:48PM MsTori wrote:

Pbrain-wow! That is pretty amazing. I've not heard of that before, and I've been nursing for awhile. Maybe they will have to figure another way? I know, those are horse pills! Meh! I have broken them in half before and given them. Otherwise, some of my elderly patients would not be capable of taking them. And pharmacy okay end that. Give the local pharmacist a call. Tell him what happened and if its would be okay to crush.

Dx 6/26/2012, IDC, 1cm, Stage Ib, Grade 3, 1/25 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2+Surgery 07/30/2012 Mastectomy (Left); Lymph Node Removal: Sentinel Lymph Node Dissection (Left); Prophylactic Mastectomy (Right); Reconstruction: TRAM flap (Both)Surgery 09/11/2012 Lymph Node Removal: Axillary Lymph Node Dissection (Left)Chemotherapy 10/12/2012 carboplatin, TaxotereTargeted Therapy 10/12/2012 Herceptin
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Dec 3, 2012 04:03PM lago wrote:

Eat bananas and potato (no skin) when dealing with the big D and need potassium. If dealing with the big C eat dried apricots and potato with skin.

but I would call your NP

DONE!! alturl.com/3o9ni • Tattoos 2.7.2012 • Nipples 10.6.2011 • Exchange 6.24.2011 • Chemo 1.18. 2011 • BMX 8.31.2010

Dx 7/13/2010, IDC, 5cm, Stage IIb, Grade 3, 0/14 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2+
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Dec 3, 2012 05:11PM ashla wrote:

I just remembered that during chemo I ate watermelon just about every day. It is loaded with nutrients ..vitamins and minerals.... Including potassium and a great source of fluids that went down very easily even when nothing else did. A little calorie heavy but well worth it.
Can't believe I forgot about it.
Google the nutrition info on it. Try watermelon.

Dx 10/13/2011, IDC, 3cm, Stage II, 0/2 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2+Targeted Therapy 11/07/2011 HerceptinChemotherapy 11/07/2011 carboplatin, TaxolSurgery 03/22/2012 Lumpectomy (Left)Radiation Therapy 04/23/2012 ExternalHormonal Therapy 07/25/2012 Arimidex
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Dec 3, 2012 05:58PM Eileenohio wrote:

Pbrain,  wow- your system  not digesting  the potassium pill concerns me.  I would call my doctor immediately,perhaps you are not digesting other nutrients that are in your food,thus accounting for some of the rapid weight loss. I feel so bad for you,it has been one thing after another. You are an amazing gal. I love your sense of humor and your positive upbeat attitude.

Dx 12/9/2011, 1cm, Stage I, Grade 2, 0/3 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2+Surgery 12/14/2011 Lumpectomy (Right)Chemotherapy 02/15/2012 carboplatin, TaxotereTargeted Therapy 02/15/2012 HerceptinRadiation Therapy 06/11/2012 ExternalHormonal Therapy 08/02/2012 Tamoxifen
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Dec 3, 2012 06:39PM cgesq wrote:

Just came from the MO"s office, where I was asked to participate in a clinical trial examining whether metformin, a diabetes drug, has anti cancer properties.  The trial will require me to take metformin twice a day for 5 years.  Oh, and its a blind comparison trial, so I might be getting a placebo!  I'm not sure what I'm going to say.  It seems like a huge commitment.  Besides, after the BMX and all this chemo and herceptin, shouldn't I be cancer free already???

As anyone else been approached for this study?  Posted this on the Sept chemo thread, but wanted to see if anyone here was involved in this study

Dx 6/14/2012, IDC, 1cm, Stage I, Grade 3, 0/1 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2+Surgery 07/25/2012 Mastectomy (Both); Reconstruction: Tissue expander placement, Latissimus Dorsi flap (Both)Chemotherapy 09/12/2012 carboplatin, TaxotereTargeted Therapy 09/12/2012 HerceptinHormonal Therapy 01/08/2013 TamoxifenSurgery 02/04/2013 Reconstruction: Breast implants (permanent) (Both)
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Dec 3, 2012 06:42PM lago wrote:

I've have read about this working. I know I tried to get into studies but I wasn't a fit for any unless I had to fly somewhere on my own dollar. I would love to "give back."

DONE!! alturl.com/3o9ni • Tattoos 2.7.2012 • Nipples 10.6.2011 • Exchange 6.24.2011 • Chemo 1.18. 2011 • BMX 8.31.2010

Dx 7/13/2010, IDC, 5cm, Stage IIb, Grade 3, 0/14 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2+
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Dec 3, 2012 06:47PM, edited Dec 3, 2012 06:50PM by LeeA

cgesq - If my memory serves me correctly, I think Fluffqueen might have been started in a trial for Metformin (I'm an archive reader).  

That's one I wouldn't mind trying...

I'm waiting for a call back regarding a trial for nausea/chemotherapy.  

The trial person (?) says they have me down to start TCH (the whole enchilada) on Wednesday but I was under the impression it's Herceptin only.  I haven't been to chemo class yet.  Who knows. 

ETA:  She just called back - there was a miscommunication of some sort.  Herceptin only starting Wednesday.  

God is with you in all that you do (Genesis 21:22) | Dx 10/9/12, IDC, 2.5 cm, Stage IIb, Grade 3 | 1/3 nodes | ER+/PR+/HER2+ | BMX 11/07/12 | Herceptin: 12/12/12 | Carboplatin - Taxotere: 1/2/13 | Radiation: 7/30/13 | Arimidex: 10/10/13

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Dec 3, 2012 06:54PM, edited Dec 3, 2012 06:57PM by PatinMN

I read about Metformin somewhere on the breastcancer.org discussion boards...don't know where, now.  I brought it up at my last MO appointment, and he was somewhat enthusiastic about it.  Once I finish radiation I will discuss it again with him - as in, just taking it, not being part of a trial.  It would be to further guard against a recurrence, and we all have some percentage possibility of recurrence despite all our treatments.  Frown  My surgical path report indicates the presence of LCIS, which means I have an increased chance of getting a new breast cancer in either breast.  I don't know yet if the Metformin would affect that.

Dx 7/13/2012, IDC, <1cm, Stage Ia, Grade 3, 0/2 nodes, ER+/PR-, HER2+Surgery 08/01/2012 Lumpectomy (Left)Chemotherapy 09/20/2012 TaxolTargeted Therapy 09/20/2012 HerceptinRadiation Therapy 01/08/2013 ExternalHormonal Therapy 04/01/2013 Tamoxifen
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Dec 3, 2012 06:55PM shore1 wrote:

cgesq - I'm not sure, but I think a commn SE of metformin is the Big D. It would probably not be too hard to tell if you're getting the real thing or the placebo. What happens if you try it and get SE that you can't put up with for 5 years and want to quit? Just curious - I don't know anything about the study you're talking about, but would probably try it. My center is in Philly - maybe I'll ask my MO next time I see her.

Dx 6/6/2011, IDC, 1cm, Stage I, Grade 3, 0/4 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2+Surgery 08/22/2011 Mastectomy (Both); Lymph Node Removal (Right); Reconstruction: Tissue expander placement, Breast implants (permanent) (Both)Chemotherapy 09/21/2011 Adriamycin, Cytoxan, TaxolTargeted Therapy 11/16/2011 HerceptinHormonal Therapy 02/12/2012 Tamoxifen
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Dec 3, 2012 06:55PM camillegal wrote:

Oh Pbrain I know those pills are awful but not to digest is another thing--I break mine I usually take 6-8 a day but they are all beoken in half but I assume they don't come out that way. The magnesium pills are small so they are easy. Call (for sure) i'r pharmacist they know more about that than the Drs.

Dx 2007, Stage IV, 24/38 nodes, HER2+
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Dec 3, 2012 07:01PM LeeA wrote:

cgesq - here's a link to a discussion of metformin on this thread back in August 2012: 

http://community.breastcancer.org/forum/80/topic/764183?page=298#post_3167191

God is with you in all that you do (Genesis 21:22) | Dx 10/9/12, IDC, 2.5 cm, Stage IIb, Grade 3 | 1/3 nodes | ER+/PR+/HER2+ | BMX 11/07/12 | Herceptin: 12/12/12 | Carboplatin - Taxotere: 1/2/13 | Radiation: 7/30/13 | Arimidex: 10/10/13

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Dec 3, 2012 07:05PM lago wrote:

I believe you can quit a trial. I mean really they can't put a gun to your head if you are having terrible SE and don't want to continue, or you get a job out of the country etc.

DONE!! alturl.com/3o9ni • Tattoos 2.7.2012 • Nipples 10.6.2011 • Exchange 6.24.2011 • Chemo 1.18. 2011 • BMX 8.31.2010

Dx 7/13/2010, IDC, 5cm, Stage IIb, Grade 3, 0/14 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2+
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Dec 3, 2012 07:23PM ang7894 wrote:

Oh I just remembered that I ate alot of sliced peaches during my chemo treatments for some reason I could not eat enough of them. strange because I'M not much of a fruit person.

All chemo done!! last one was April 30th 2012 radiation Done!! Last one was June 22nd 2012 tamox started on Sept 29th 2012 for 5 years!!! Herceptin until March 12th 2013 All Done!!! ER+ 68% PR+ 96% HER2NEU + 3 Angie

Dx 12/1/2011, IDC, 1cm, Stage I, Grade 2, 0/2 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2+Surgery 12/12/2011 Lumpectomy (Left); Lymph Node Removal: Sentinel Lymph Node Dissection (Left)Chemotherapy 01/23/2012 Adriamycin, Cytoxan, TaxolTargeted Therapy 03/19/2012 HerceptinRadiation Therapy 05/08/2012 ExternalHormonal Therapy 09/29/2012 Tamoxifen
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Dec 3, 2012 07:25PM Bellanan wrote:

Pbrain, here is the scoop. The nurse uped my meds Zofran more frequently as well as adivan doubled up and more frequently. Sleepy time. Told me all the tea I was drinking was surly making me nauseous. Go know! I was drinking peppermint.
She said salt was good to hydrate as well as soup. At this point I am findind it hard to get anything down. I told her if I still felt lousy tomorrow I was coming into the office.
Thank God for this group because otherwise I would feel like a whinny mess!
To be continued... For sure. Also, my Herceptin takes 1/2 hour, think that could be contributing some??

Dx 9/19/2012, 2cm, Stage Ib, Grade 2, 0/0 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2+Chemotherapy 10/04/2012 carboplatin, Taxotere
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Dec 3, 2012 07:43PM MsTori wrote:

Bellenan- are you getting Emmend and Aloxi? Also, Zofran didn't work for me, there are other anti- nausea meds. Phenerghan, or Compazine. Zofran barely took the edge off, also it gave me a bad headache. Oh! And my first treatment....contacted the nurse probably 3 times and also spoke to pharmacy, and called my oncologist after hours twice! Lol! So, yeah, call away! Also, I'm now requesting extra fluids with each treatment. And I knock myself out for 2-3days! Ativan every 6 hours and Phenerghan every 4 hours. :-) the smart water brand taste good and I can't remember who, but someone mentioned the vitamin water. It taste mild and pretty good. Easy to get down. The sobe water is good too!

Ashla- thanks! Great idea on the watermelon!

Dx 6/26/2012, IDC, 1cm, Stage Ib, Grade 3, 1/25 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2+Surgery 07/30/2012 Mastectomy (Left); Lymph Node Removal: Sentinel Lymph Node Dissection (Left); Prophylactic Mastectomy (Right); Reconstruction: TRAM flap (Both)Surgery 09/11/2012 Lymph Node Removal: Axillary Lymph Node Dissection (Left)Chemotherapy 10/12/2012 carboplatin, TaxotereTargeted Therapy 10/12/2012 Herceptin
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Dec 3, 2012 08:13PM, edited Dec 3, 2012 08:14PM by steiner18

My mom takes metformin for her diabetes.  I'll have to tell her they're studying its anti-cancer properties, she'll be glad to hear that I'm sure! 

I'm participating in a clinical study on cognitive function before and after chemo.  I did two standardized tests today, one in person with an oncology research nurse, and one over the phone with University of Rochester.  Then they call me again in 2 months and another in person/computerized test after chemo.  Hopefully there will be no difference, especially since I have horrible memory as it is! :-D

Good info on the watermelon too.  I ate SO MUCH watermelon when I was pregnant with my son, I couldn't get enough!  It also kept my heartburn at bay.

Dx 10/18/12, IDC, 1.5cm, Stage I, Grade 3, 0/4 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2+ * BMX w/TE 11/5/12 * Chemo/Targeted therapy (TCH) 12/4/12 * Tamoxifen hormone therapy 4/1/13 * Reconstruction (permanent implants) 5/6/13

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Dec 3, 2012 08:20PM Bellanan wrote:

Compazine gets my wired like a kid who is ADD! I will suggest the phenerghran. Thanks.

Dx 9/19/2012, 2cm, Stage Ib, Grade 2, 0/0 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2+Chemotherapy 10/04/2012 carboplatin, Taxotere
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Dec 3, 2012 08:36PM rozem wrote:

i am on the metformin trial, or should i say was on the trial.  I stopped because i was having alot of GI issues (the big D) so im pretty sure i was on the real thing unless it was a supreme coincidence.  I am thinking of giving it another go but i just wanted to get through this surgery first.  My MO is head of this clinical trial and really wants me back on but of course she is bias.  So yes i was able to drop out (even temporarily) and yes i had the big D on it.

some women are taking it outside of a clinical trial by asking their PCP to prescribe it for them - its a really cheap drug but there are GI issues for a lot of ppl on it

FEC-DH, LUMP, 25 RADS, TAMOX, BMSX with LD flap (worst surgery ever)

Dx 8/2011, IDC, 2cm, Stage IIa, Grade 3, 0/2 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2+
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Dec 3, 2012 08:48PM lago wrote:

 Gee maybe I should go on it. I have C with my IBS issues not D issues. Maybe they would cancel out. Tongue Out

DONE!! alturl.com/3o9ni • Tattoos 2.7.2012 • Nipples 10.6.2011 • Exchange 6.24.2011 • Chemo 1.18. 2011 • BMX 8.31.2010

Dx 7/13/2010, IDC, 5cm, Stage IIb, Grade 3, 0/14 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2+
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Dec 3, 2012 09:15PM cgesq wrote:

MsTori,

Be careful with all the extra fluids.  I also requested and got 500 ml of fluid with every infusion, which was weekly.  I kept feeling like I was being inflated so I mentioned it to the MO at today's appt and it seems I am retaining lots of those fluids.  After 12 weeks, I am literally turning into the Michilin woman!  Even my bras are tight now, because my newly reconstructed foobs, which started out smallish (which I liked) are now big.

It is so hard to figure out what is the right balance.  I have heard that lots of fluids help flush out the chemicals, but I guess too much isn't good either. It seems there is a difference between the way my body processes infusion fluids and fluids that I drink. This week, I will try the herceptin without any additional fluids and will try and drink more (even though I think I am drinking more now then I ever have before!!)

As for the clinical trial, I can opt out any time I want.  Also, another benefit of metformin is that it causes weight loss--although that may be from the GI issues.  My main objection is the 2 pills a day requirement.  Before BC, I never took any medication and was relatively healthy, but somewhat overweight.  The prospect of having to take pills every morning and every night is daunting, especially if it is only a placebo.

I'm already participating in a clinical trial regarding diagnosis of breast cancer.  From what I understand, they are tracking certain markers in blood.  That trial only asks for blood every six months for 5 years.

Dx 6/14/2012, IDC, 1cm, Stage I, Grade 3, 0/1 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2+Surgery 07/25/2012 Mastectomy (Both); Reconstruction: Tissue expander placement, Latissimus Dorsi flap (Both)Chemotherapy 09/12/2012 carboplatin, TaxotereTargeted Therapy 09/12/2012 HerceptinHormonal Therapy 01/08/2013 TamoxifenSurgery 02/04/2013 Reconstruction: Breast implants (permanent) (Both)
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Dec 3, 2012 10:51PM kayb wrote:

I got a MedPage Today email this morning that said metformin definitely improved DFS for ovarian cancer patients by about 30 %. How wonderful if it could help us, too!

DX May/2010, synchronous bilateral cancer, triple positive

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