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

    Procedure or Surgery

    Had a port catheter installed - PowerPort. Glad I have one, but sure feels weird the first couple of weeks. Just a presence. Was ...

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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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    • bfmomma
    • Experience with Invasive Lobular Carci...
    over 6 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    In preparation for chemo; done as part of mastectomy

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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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    • joislune13
    • Experience with Triple-Negative Bre...
    over 6 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    Not bad really. Feels kind of funny. You keep touching it afterwards cause it sticks out.

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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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    • rocky1031
    • Experience with Ductal carcinoma in ...
    over 6 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    Port placed 6/10/2014 and chemo began the next day.

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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    • jackiwalkr
    • Experience with Triple-Negative Bre...
    almost 7 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    Easiest outpatient surgery I ever had.

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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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  1. almost 7 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    Got an arm port put in.

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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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    • lujos
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrating) ...
    almost 7 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    Although surgery not painful, the recovery was a lot harder than I expected. Loads of really painful swelling and bruising, couldn't...

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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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    • KikiV
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    almost 7 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    Painless and a non issue.... much better than I was imagining.

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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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  2. almost 7 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    I am a petite person so it causes me pains all the time especially since I am also a lefty but seeing how much it has Helped make it...

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    Went as Expected: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • angimary
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltratin...
    almost 7 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    Was not too bad...

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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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    • MichShad
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltratin...
    about 7 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had never seen one of these before so I was a bit surprised that it actually is a raised lump on my chest that was placed where it...

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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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    • maggieH
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrating...
    about 7 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    Had this done under local as I had to drive myself home. Was an uneventful procedure. Great numbing meds - just a lot of tugging a...

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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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