1. 10 months ago
    siennasugar's Avatar

    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    Feb 18 2020

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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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    • Honeygirl
    • Experience with Triple-Negative Brea...
    11 months ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    Easy peasy lemon squeezy.

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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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    • earthgirl
    • Experience with Metaplastic Carcinom...
    over 1 year ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    I was grossly underinformed about what this procedure entailed. Local anesthesia only. Uncomfortable head position and I started t...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • Dssminnow
    • Experience with Triple-Negative Brea...
    over 1 year ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had an unexpected reaction to the chloraprep! Nasty rash where it was applied and not cleaned off right after procedure. Added itc...

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • Morwen
    • Experience with Triple-Negative Breast ...
    over 1 year ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    It hurts more than my lumpectomy! Chemo begins tomorrow.

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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  2. almost 2 years ago
    Dorialicia23's Avatar

    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    My experience in getting the Portacath inserted, surgery went well. I am still recovering, insertion area very sore, it’s been sinc...

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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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    • ima164
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrating)...
    almost 2 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    I told the interventional radiologist not to use surgical glue as I have an allergy to it. She did anyway and I had a massive, painf...

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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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  3. almost 2 years ago
    Gwenpeppers50's Avatar

    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    This went ok

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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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    • KathyP57
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    almost 2 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    Decided on a port since I will be undertaking multiple needle sticks each month and this would be easier and less invasive for all i...

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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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    • Tsl
    • Experience with Triple-Negative Breast Can...
    almost 2 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had biopsy of breast first. Then had port implant and biopsy of lymph nodes done at the same time. The way my port was put in was ...

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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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    • llp117
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrating)...
    almost 2 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    Port site healing nicely with minimal discomfort, but catheter painful

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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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    • Hello123
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltratin...
    almost 2 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    Ugly looking. Rubs on my bra strap, feels tight.

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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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