• Sue333
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    almost 6 years ago
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    Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Surgery was uneventful Immediate reconstruction was definitely the right way for me to go

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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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    • sheila57
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltratin...
    almost 6 years ago
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    Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Recovery initially seemed to be going well, although drain was extremely uncomfortable. However, 3.5 weeks later I am still experien...

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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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  1. almost 6 years ago
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    Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    I was able to go home the next day. I was glad I decided to. Instead of staying the extra day. I felt so much better once I went hom...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • sheila56
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    almost 6 years ago
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    Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Surgery went as planned by my dr and my recovery went well

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Lanab
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    almost 6 years ago
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    Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Not able to perform my daily duties without excruciating neuropathy pain in both hands and feet. Also right arm pain.

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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  2. almost 6 years ago
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    Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Unlike many respondents, I grieve for the loss of my breast.

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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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  3. almost 6 years ago
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    Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Scheduled for 9/1/15

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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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  4. about 6 years ago
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    Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    When i went to see doctor after biopsy I was not expecting to hear the word cancer and then even more shocked to hear I was going to...

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • Witch0208
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrati...
    about 6 years ago
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    Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    First surgery did not get clear margins so Mastectomy a month later

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Sam1954
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    about 6 years ago
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    Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had a mastectomy on the left breast, all lymph nodes removed and tram flap breast reconstruction

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • chrissyp
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltratin...
    about 6 years ago
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    Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    I was surprised by how painful my mastectomy was and it continues to impact my life.

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • mircann63
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrati...
    about 6 years ago
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    Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    woke up from surgery with extreme pain and my recovery RN was an "XXX", rushed me thru everything and had no compassion or bedside m...

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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