1. 8 days ago
    Nearthedeer's Avatar

    Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Surgery went well. I had 4 abnormal lymph nodes. When checked during surgery 2 of the 4 tested positive for cancer. They then remove...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • satkins
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrating...
    10 days ago
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    Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had a mastectmy and reconstruction on my right breast 2 weeks ago. Will most likely begin chemo in 2 weeks.

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • Tattooboo
    • Experience with Triple-Negative Brea...
    about 1 month ago
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    Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Nov '18 mastectomy of right side Re-entry of left mastectomy to remove area as well as all tissue between lower rib cage to collar ...

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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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    • Tattooboo
    • Experience with Triple-Negative Brea...
    about 1 month ago
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    Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Left side March '17

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • indyh07
    • Experience with Invasive Lobular Carci...
    about 1 month ago
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    Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    The drain port exit is painful after a week. I was told 7-10 days and it;s still draining so the decision was made to wait the full ...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  2. about 1 month ago
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    Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Radical Mastectomy, 21 positive lymph nodes, removed major and minor pec muscles. 7 hours of surgery, was in hospital for 5 days bec...

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • Sueq
    • Experience with Adenoid Cystic (Adenocyst...
    2 months ago
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    Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Lots of scaring, a hole new life

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  3. 2 months ago
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    Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Had lumpectomy and turned out to be cancer beneath it. Opted to have that breast removed and left at that, since they felt it was p...

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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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  4. 3 months ago
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    Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Healing was slow because I am a MRSA carrier abd my wound fire infected and it turned into MRSA. Part id ny skin "died" turned black...

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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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    • Lori_B
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrating)...
    3 months ago
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    Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    It's been 5 1/2 months and I'm still struggling emotionally after mastectomy on my right side. When I look at myself in the mirror ...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • Yahairme
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltratin...
    4 months ago
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    Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Lost my Cosmetology career of 21 years. My breast cancer was stage 3 but the mri showed no lymph node involvement. I was on the tabl...

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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  5. 4 months ago
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    Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    The mastectomy was much more emotionally impactful than I had expected.

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