1. about 1 year ago
    mtnraindancer's Avatar

    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    I just had my power port put in this morning. The numbing medication has not worn off yet, but the procedure went quickly. It is suc...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
    2 Comments
    • JaneA
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colorect...
    over 1 year ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    Many people are very nervous about getting a port implanted. My colorectal surgeon implanted my port, and I have never had any probl...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
    0 Comments
    • Skyemberr
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colo...
    over 1 year ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had my port replaced and they moved it from.right side to my left. It hurts a lot this time, but maybe it's worse on the left? It...

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
    3 Comments
    • Frawggy
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colore...
    about 3 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    Port moved from left to right side due to neuropathy 9/27/2016 Still having pain on left side 1 week post op

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    Went as Expected: Not Specified
    Minimal Recovery: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
    0 Comments
    • Skyemberr
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colo...
    about 3 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    It hurt a lot for awhile when it was put in today, but 12 hours later it seems to be less painful. I was under General anesthesia, ...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
    0 Comments
    • IamOK
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colorect...
    over 3 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    I was nervous about getting the port, but it went as expected. I guess I didn't realize that it goes up into the neck as far up as ...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
    0 Comments
  2. over 4 years ago
    TigerAndDragon's Avatar

    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    I held off on writing about my PowerPort, because I knew from reading everybody's comments here that time would make things better. ...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
    0 Comments
    • slatebreak
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Col...
    over 5 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    Port installed yesterday. Feeling like I'm on an express train headed to...chemo! Things have happened so fast and changed so ofte...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
    3 Comments
    • GolfGirl
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Color...
    about 6 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    Had port installed before re-start of chemo - it's been 2 months & it's still sore sometimes

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
    1 Comment
    • Jelenae
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colore...
    about 6 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    Simple hospital day surgery that meant more wait and wait than anything. Gave me more time to spend with my sister. Left me with a...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
    0 Comments
    • begintofly
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Col...
    about 6 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    8/8/13 - port placement went very well. Even felt good enough afterwards to go out for lunch. 8/12 - still pretty sore and bruised,...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
    1 Comment
  3. over 6 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    My mom's chemo port was a nightmare from the beginning. On her very first chemo appt, they had problems getting blood return. They h...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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