Hi Sparklers like most of you I have finished my six sessions of FEC. Brill feeling not having to go to that dreaded suite again. Like you Cybele I suffered extreme fatigue. The chemo nurse recommended I take a daily dose of spa tone which is a liquid iron supplement. This has really helped me I actually did some tidying up in the garden! I also have damaged veins each time they had so much trouble finding a vein in my right arm. They used my left arm on a couple of occasions which is the side of my mx and lower lymph gland removal so I now have pain in that arm just hope lymphodema doesn't kick in. Physio suggested massage from wrist upwards this is helping.
I thought that was me finished with treatments but oncologist said on my last treatment that she was referring me for rads. This came as a complete shock as I was originally told I could not have rads as I had them 17 years ago After lumpectomy Apparently they want to treat the nodes in my collar bone area. Do I have it or not not sure what SE will be if any. I also have to take lextrozole for five years. I took this prior to my mx it did give me hot flushes again and muscle aches but not to bad. has anyone had rads on collar bone area if so how was is.
sending hugs to all still suffering post chemflex
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