• rachl2010
    • Experience with Triple-Negative Brea...
    about 6 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    Port is in arm. Hit it at times because it sticks out on arm and can bruise area.

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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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    • amy5467
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrating...
    over 6 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    Looks like an alien in my chest since I'm quite thin on top to begin with. It's a rather ugly looking device.

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • Shels
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    over 6 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    this was done when i had my lumpectomy/... this HURT n BOTHERED my body much more than the lumpectomy did.

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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  1. over 6 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    Best thing I ever did

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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    • JNW
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrating) Du...
    over 6 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    Getting the port flushed every month is a pain. So looking forward to having it removed as this is the second one and it's rotating...

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • irenesf
    • Experience with Inflammatory Breast Ca...
    over 6 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    and a year later removal of port

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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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    • triciab
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrating...
    over 6 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    Procedure went as expected. Level of pain was not expected. Take the pain pills. Not sure how I could have gone to work the day afte...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • LizHenry52
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrat...
    over 6 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    The port was more painful than the lumpectomy was. Few days to get used to the insertion and how to maneuver when sleeping. Placed i...

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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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    • rjwest
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    over 6 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    I think I expected the port to be a big deal when in fact it wasn't. I'm still bruised and slightly sore but as long as I don't bum...

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    Went as Expected: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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    • abflor13
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    over 6 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    Surgery today...no words. Had no idea what to expect other than what I read on the internet.

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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    • Mmeurs
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    over 6 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    Just found out I have breast cancer and it's in all my lymphnodes on the right side. Still have more tests to see if ints gone to my...

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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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    • waychris95
    • Experience with Triple-Negative Bre...
    over 6 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    This was a horrible experience for me. My surgeon implanted my port and did not put it in correctly. He then did another surgery t...

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