• blndee74
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    over 3 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    I was a very active person, very used to doing things for myself. Having a 5# weight restriction for an extended period of time was ...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • Jdsterne
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    over 3 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    Strongly recommend for chemotherapy. I had this implant before chemo.

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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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    • bjriise
    • Experience with Triple-Negative Breast...
    almost 4 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    8/1/2016 - Port Placement

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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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  1. almost 4 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    As mentioned, the port was placed incorrectly, causing pressure against jugular vein resulting I a blood clot. The Doctor decided to...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • angelap
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrating...
    over 4 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    got my port put in last Thursday. Early enough, chemo shouldn't start until the end of June, so another 5 weeks away. The surgery d...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Ginagia
    • Experience with Mixed Tumors, Breast C...
    over 4 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    At first it is creepy as heck. It's in my chest. It was very swollen, and I could feel it. The recovery from the implant was surpri...

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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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    • BevLand
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    over 4 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    Power Port installed on Friday. Since I found I am allergic to Steri-strips they glued the incision. Feels like I may be having a re...

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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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  2. over 4 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    Port implant went as expected.

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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  3. over 4 years ago
    ChildOfGod777's Avatar

    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    I am just beginning this journey and the port insertion took place only 4 days ago... I'm still recuperating so I can't even answer ...

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    Went as Expected: Not Specified
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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  4. over 4 years ago
    proparent's Avatar

    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    recovery was rough but healed up ok.

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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  5. almost 5 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    It was put in the day before I started chemo.

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    Went as Expected: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • Kurious
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrating...
    almost 5 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    I was anxious through the entire procedure and wish I had been totally knocked out for it. They had difficulty inserting the cathet...

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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