1. over 5 years ago
    ladybugsluck9's Avatar

    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    Jan. 25th, 1993 @ 3:00AM I had a grand mal seizure, my husband thought I was having a stroke. Got to the ER. I was unconscious for t...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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  2. almost 7 years ago
    Cuttieconnie's Avatar

    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    I used to cry when the nurses change the dressing or even touched it because it hurt when they tugged it yet none of them believed m...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • etess65
    • Experience with Brain and Spinal Cord ...
    almost 7 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    The port implant was an out-patient procedure but it took a long time to heal. I had a lot of swelling for several weeks.

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  3. about 7 years ago
    Disneymom1978's Avatar

    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    This was a super easy, day surgery. We arrived in the late morning and we're home by mid afternoon. The port was implanted on his ri...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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    • matty
    • Experience with Medulloblastoma
    over 7 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    The original port was removed during the 3 week rest between Proton Radiation and the next rounds of chemo. The new one was just pu...

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    Went as Expected: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • oneye1031
    • Experience with Low-grade Astrocytoma
    almost 8 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    I've always said that Chemo Therapy is like a vacuum cleaner it sucks everything good and bad out of you.

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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  4. almost 8 years ago
    echohomeward's Avatar

    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    This was a great decision. If you ever question doing it, DO IT. Unless, you know, you're allergic to anaesthesia ;)

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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  5. over 8 years ago
    dawndragon's Avatar

    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    Scheduled for tomorrow everything is rush will fill out more after

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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
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  6. over 8 years ago
    ncheather03's Avatar

    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    I remember having a port and while receiving a blood transfusion, they did not have a pediatric nurse on the floor so it took 5 or 6...

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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
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  7. over 8 years ago
    BeenThere's Avatar

    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    Time to start chemo:-(

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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
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    • dabobo
    • Experience with Brain and Spinal Cord T...
    over 5 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    This person has yet to add any details about this experience.

    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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  8. almost 7 years ago
    tuggersgirl's Avatar

    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    This person has yet to add any details about this experience.

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