Breast Cancer Video Blog

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Radiation Week 5: Check!

Joan Lunden | Monday, February 9, 2015

Today I finished week 5 of my radiation therapy. What was once an overwhelming timeline for treatment sure did go by fast. I do feel fatigued and have some uncomfortable ...

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Early Morning Radiation Before Mexico!

Joan Lunden | Thursday, January 15, 2015

I scheduled an early morning radiation session so I can make my flight to Mexico for some sunshine with my daughter Sarah. I cannot wait to relax and feel the warm sun on...

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My Radiation Treatment Begins

Joan Lunden | Monday, January 5, 2015

After undergoing 16 rounds of chemotherapy and a lumpectomy, it's finally time to begin the last step of my treatment - radiation. For the next 6 weeks, Monday through Fr...

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It Aint Over Till It's Over

Joan Lunden | Monday, December 15, 2014

This weekend I needed yet another blood transfusion to help lift my blood levels and regain some energy and strength. For anyone going through this process of chemotherap...

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Another Shot, Another Boost

Joan Lunden | Saturday, December 13, 2014

If you don't like needles, then just shut your eyes and I did! If you've followed my video blog you might know that I'm not one for needles. Even after all ...

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An IV Energy Boost

Joan Lunden | Friday, December 12, 2014

So, like many others out there going through chemo, I'm having a bad day. Well, a few bad days. My blood levels have really hit rock bottom so I'm here today at the hospi...

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My Final Chemo Treatment

Joan Lunden | Friday, December 5, 2014

This week marks the END of my chemotherapy treatment. I've now received 4 rounds of AC (Adramycin & Cytoxan) and though the side effects of the drugs are in full force, I...

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Chemo Sucks

Joan Lunden | Wednesday, December 3, 2014

This get well card brought a huge smile to my face and made me laugh out loud. Chemo Sucks - best card ever!

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Radiation Therapy Setup: Part 2

Joan Lunden | Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Today I had my run-through for my upcoming radiation treatment. While the process takes a while to setup, the treatment is precise, efficient and effective.

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Radiation Therapy Setup: Part 1

Joan Lunden | Monday, November 24, 2014

Today was "Part 1" of my radiation "setup" appointment where my body position was analyzed for my upcoming radiation therapy treatments. While the process was so foreign ...