I was recently diagnosed with breast cancer. I had surgery in December and am very thankful that it went well and there was no sign of cancer in my lymph nodes. I healed very well, had no pain and was almost feeling normal.
However, due to the size and aggressiveness of the cancer, my doctors believe i have a high risk of reoccurrance. They have recommended that i complete four rounds of chemo. I did not want to. I know that chemo will have a negative and possible longterm impact on my health and that doing chemo does not guarantee my cancer will not come back. But i read a lot of research and decided that i would have a slightly better chance of remaining cancer free if i did it.
So i had my first treatment and then a growth hormone. I was hoping since i am a healthy younger person i would be able to get through it with minimal side effects. Unfortunately i am having every single side effect on the list and some that are not on the list. it feels like every system in my body is being destroyed. I pretty much feel like i am dying and have had terrible pain everywhere. i dont want to do anymore chemo. I fear i will be left with long term pain and nerve damage. I would like prayers for healing of my body and to help decide whether to continue this treatment.