May 20, 2002 - 1:48 am
This is my first post to this list. I was diagnosed with Infiltrating Ductile Carcinoma on April 2nd. On April 5th I was laid-off of my job. To make matters worse, my husband was laid-off in December and has yet to find a job. This has been a real bummer. ;)
I just had my 2nd round of chemo on 5/13 and I'm starting to feel relatively normal. I am getting Taxotere and Andriamycin once every 3 weeks. Man, that is some killer juice. I can actually feel it working and have had confirmation from the doc that it is indeed shrinking the tumors.
I have 5 1/2 year old twin girls that are the light of my life. I know that I am going to beat this crap and live to see them grow up - it is just tough to get through this chemo stuff. Rather barbaric isn't it! Oh well...this to shall pass.
So, i have read a lot about these hormone therapies but I really don't know what all that is about - what questions should I be asking my doctor?
I know that I have left out a lot of details - if you have any questions so that you can answer my question just ask.
Thanks, live long and prosper (thanks spock)