• geneva63
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    over 5 years ago
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    Breast Reconstruction (Implant)

    Procedure or Surgery

    I also had my lymph nodes removed on my right side.

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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    • geneva63
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    over 5 years ago
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    Breast Reconstruction (Implant)

    Procedure or Surgery

    I also had my lymph nodes removed on my right side.

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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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  1. over 5 years ago
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    Breast Reconstruction (Implant)

    Procedure or Surgery

    My exchange surgery was in April. About seven months after my mastectomy. I received about 6 fills of saline in the tissue expanders...

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    Went as Expected: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • kayclement
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrat...
    over 5 years ago
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    Breast Reconstruction (Implant)

    Procedure or Surgery

    - just had tissue expanders put in at time of 2nd mastectomy (May 22, 2014), in preparation for final implants - having 6 weekly in...

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • jujuga
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrating)...
    over 5 years ago
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    Breast Reconstruction (Implant)

    Procedure or Surgery

    I guess I didn't know what to expect and still don't. I guess I expected it to look real. I still don't think it does when I'm nude.

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • Jcayce
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    over 5 years ago
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    Breast Reconstruction (Implant)

    Procedure or Surgery

    A wonderful ending to this scary diagnosis. My motto has always been, "Plan A = no cancer. Plan B = Bigger boobs." Plan B it is!

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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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    • Mpls62
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    over 5 years ago
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    Breast Reconstruction (Implant)

    Procedure or Surgery

    implant surgery went fine, but developed an infection and had to have implant and a lot of chest skin removed

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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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    • LeenieB
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    over 5 years ago
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    Breast Reconstruction (Implant)

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had just had breast enlargement surgery 10 months prior to my diagnosis and following mastectomy.

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

    Procedure or Surgery

    I'm so pleased with the decision to have immediate reconstruction. Lets get it going! I'm a thin woman, so the acute/initial phase o...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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  2. over 5 years ago
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    Breast Reconstruction (Implant)

    Procedure or Surgery

    tore a stitch when I tried to close the old 1975 Buick skyhawk door, Cried 20 minutes. Now the husband is a gentleman every time, & ...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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  3. over 5 years ago
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    Breast Reconstruction (Implant)

    Procedure or Surgery

    Expander was placed after the mastectomy in preparation for implant

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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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    • monamo
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrating)...
    over 5 years ago
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    Breast Reconstruction (Implant)

    Procedure or Surgery

    PS was able to do an immediate single stage reconstruction with a 280cc silicon implant. SurgOnc was able to do a nipple and skin sp...

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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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