1. 5 months ago
    Bookinhand's Avatar

    Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Recovery wasn’t horrible- but I wish someone had told me your nerves wake up about two weeks later and that hurts!

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    Went as Expected: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  2. 5 months ago
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    Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had mastectomy as first step as I originally started with chemo but could not tolerate it, ended up in hospital, doctor decided to...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • Gemini82
    • Experience with Ductal carcinoma in s...
    5 months ago
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    Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    I went from having two breasts to one. I had a tissue expander put into my breast by my plastic surgeon during my four hour surgery.

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • Atulita
    • Experience with Phyllodes Tumor (also ...
    over 1 year ago
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    Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Had positive anterior margins.

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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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  3. almost 2 years ago
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    Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Had mastectomy on 2/26/2020.- left breast. The worst part of all of it was the surgical drain. Once that was out I have felt much be...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • hscancer
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltratin...
    almost 2 years ago
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    Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    My surgeon not only removed the tumor, but also the implant. Good news is that margin is clear and no cancer in lymph node.

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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  4. almost 2 years ago
    MCHAMPION49's Avatar

    Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had a rough time. Infection set up 5 different times. Ex pander had to be removed 3 times. Chemo is no joke and I could not comple...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • Neeser
    • Experience with Inflammatory Breast Cancer
    almost 2 years ago
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    Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    I got a spinal block too help heal and pain down if course drain bag and it was just a pest and I recovered great no affect hardly j...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • Krafty
    • Experience with Inflammatory Breast Cancer
    about 2 years ago
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    Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    The modified radical masectomy (w/ 18 lymph nodes removed) wasn't as painful as expected but I wasn't prepared for the long recovery...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  5. about 2 years ago
    Mamameaks' Avatar

    Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Impacts your life

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • MargLucy
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    over 2 years ago
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    Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had my mastectomy July 15. It was an emergency procedure because the neoadjuvant chemotherapy was ineffective and actually caused ...

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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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  6. over 2 years ago
    BreastCancer17's Avatar

    Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Right with tissue expander that I didn't want.

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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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