• rbon2011
    • Experience with Triple-Negative Breas...
    almost 8 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    I am happy regarding my port, it does make it easier to have my chemo done. At least i don't need to get poked everytime i go in,

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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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    • Suzieq2u
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltratin...
    almost 8 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    This was also done during my lumpectomy.

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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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    • advice4me
    • Experience with Invasive Lobular Car...
    almost 8 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    I was expecting an "In & Our Burger" experience based on a basel carcinoma surgery I had a year ago. This is close to a full surgery...

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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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    • Amanda57
    • Experience with Triple-Negative Breas...
    almost 8 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    They put my port dead center in my chest which makes me a bit of a sideshow when I get a new nurse to access my port. I tell them i...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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  1. almost 8 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    This was one of the most painful things I have experienced thus far and I'm not sure why. I had heard that it's a simple procedure ...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Fatuma
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrating)...
    about 8 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    Surgery done 30 Aug 13.

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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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  2. about 8 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    Lost my left breast. I had fifteen lymph nodes out and 5 cancerous. Had chemo,ratiation now still doing herception ever three weeks ...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • TiffanyJ
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltratin...
    about 8 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    Woke up with some pain, but it seems to be decreasing. Not sure about the possibility of scarring as I am prone to keloids. Large br...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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  3. about 8 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    I was in pain but figured out it was the tape & steri strips aggravating me & givn me blisters. After removal healn was much betr & ...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • arby
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrating) D...
    about 8 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    The only thing more painful than having the port put in was having it taken out. Lidocaine as pain relief was a total joke.

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  4. about 8 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had my port installed yesterday and I feel like I have been hit in the neck with a huge boulder!!! I can't turn my neck because o...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • Crheimie
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    about 8 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    Thanks for the port pillow it helps.

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