• Dslaughter
    • Experience with Triple-Negative Bre...
    about 1 month ago
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    Double Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    The surgery was as I expected I have no breasts anymore but the recovery was not minimal to me cuz I had those drain tubes in for ab...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  1. 4 months ago
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    Double Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    I actually thought it went a lot smoother than expected and less painful. Of everything I found this to be the easiest. But I do rec...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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  2. 7 months ago
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    Double Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had 27 lymph nodes removed on right side. To get clear margins I had reverse tummy tuck to pull skin up to close incision. Ribcage...

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • JoJo58
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    about 1 year ago
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    Double Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Dual mastectomy, tough on self care

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Flyniah
    • Experience with Ductal carcinoma in si...
    about 1 year ago
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    Double Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Previous radiation treatment really kept healing slow. Infection on and off.

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Freenow
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    about 1 year ago
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    Double Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    If something could happen it happened to me! I went through so much it’s really hard to think about it sometimes

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • MariaR
    • Experience with Ductal carcinoma in sit...
    about 1 year ago
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    Double Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    I am very happy to have two wonderful Doctors who walked through what to expect after double mastectomy nad immediate reconstruction...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • Mlaq
    • Experience with Inflammatory Breast Cancer
    about 1 year ago
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    Double Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Had problems with drains stopping up, but once they were removed, recovery went extremely well.

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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    • emprice
    • Experience with Mixed Tumors, Breast C...
    about 1 year ago
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    Double Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    A LOT OF pain and discomfort for 3 weeks, slowly started to subside. 1 out of 16 lymph nodes affected microscopically.

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  3. about 1 year ago
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    Double Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Had double mascetomy aug 23 2019 i feel great doing yard wrk and playung w my pup. Found out i have to have chemo so sept 10 i will ...

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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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    • jprice
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    over 1 year ago
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    Double Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    It was so different and took a lot to get used to. I'm not happy with the scars that I have, and my left breast isn't sitting like i...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  4. over 1 year ago
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    Double Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    I did not have reconstruction and it has definitely impacted my daily life

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