1. over 3 years ago
    cheypeggy's Avatar

    Breast Reconstruction (Implant)

    Procedure or Surgery

    /implant placed on right side at the same time as the TRAM flap. 10 hour surgery

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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  2. over 3 years ago
    MariePierre's Avatar

    Breast Reconstruction (Implant)

    Procedure or Surgery

    I felt well after my initial surgery and wanted to stop there, but family members encouraged me to continue with the treatment plan ...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
    0 Comments
    • quest4u
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    over 3 years ago
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    Breast Reconstruction (Implant)

    Procedure or Surgery

    Final surgery this year 06-2016 for implants.

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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
    • stormlight
    • Experience with Ductal carcinoma in...
    over 3 years ago
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    Breast Reconstruction (Implant)

    Procedure or Surgery

    Expander was okay but permanent silicone replacement done months later was uncomfortable and hardened almost immediately. Had them r...

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    Went as Expected: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
    0 Comments
    • Lisajean
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    over 3 years ago
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    Breast Reconstruction (Implant)

    Procedure or Surgery

    I got the smallest implant they make

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
    0 Comments
    • mkwebb
    • Experience with Triple-Negative Breast ...
    over 3 years ago
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    Breast Reconstruction (Implant)

    Procedure or Surgery

    My reconstruction started 2 days after my mastectomy. I was horribly ill from complications of the first surgery, pain medications, ...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
    0 Comments
  3. over 3 years ago
    PinkZebra's Avatar

    Breast Reconstruction (Implant)

    Procedure or Surgery

    Although Dr C said I looked great (boob), It was dreadful looking to me. I know I am not to expect a miracle over night.. and the re...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
    1 Comment
    • Mags53
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    almost 4 years ago
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    Breast Reconstruction (Implant)

    Procedure or Surgery

    Was glad to get my implants and get the expanders out. It was nice to be able to move again.

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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
    5 Comments
    • katiefnp
    • Experience with Triple-Negative Breas...
    almost 4 years ago
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    Breast Reconstruction (Implant)

    Procedure or Surgery

    On 7AUG2015, my 49th birthday, I went into Boston with my Sister, Dad and Stepmother, to Dana-Farber to get the tissue expander so o...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
    0 Comments
    • CarrieA
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrating...
    almost 4 years ago
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    Breast Reconstruction (Implant)

    Procedure or Surgery

    I thought after my implant surgery, I would look normal right off. I didn't realize there is a period of "settling". My shape is not...

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
    0 Comments
    • trimaldo
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    almost 4 years ago
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    Breast Reconstruction (Implant)

    Procedure or Surgery

    About 2 weeks ago I had a symmetrical surgery and the implant on the left side where I had a mastectomy was replaced with a silicone...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
    2 Comments
    • peachpoppy
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrat...
    about 4 years ago
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    Breast Reconstruction (Implant)

    Procedure or Surgery

    10/1/15 - Had surgery to replace my expander with a silicone implant on my Lat Dorsi side. Very happy with how it looks and the reco...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
    0 Comments
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