1. almost 3 years ago
    Warrior14's Avatar

    Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    I benefited from a fanny pack of numbing gel that left me relatively pain free.

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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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    • Maryinohio
    • Experience with Phyllodes Tumor (al...
    almost 3 years ago
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    Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Going into surgery, explained as lumpectomy. Although I could grab the mass, I figured it would be removed and I might be a bit smal...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  2. almost 3 years ago
    ogtxaggiemom's Avatar

    Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    going to remove the right breast due to pathologist report showing cancer still in area where lump was removed 08/09/2018

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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
    0 Comments
    • Sharee
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    almost 3 years ago
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    Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Implant was infected before process was finished,had it removed, infection hurt so bad

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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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  3. almost 3 years ago
    Lisamacumber's Avatar

    Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Surgery was one week ago. I’m still recovering. It’s mostly as I expected with some things I didn’t. Just trying to get through it.

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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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    • Jenann
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrating)...
    about 3 years ago
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    Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    This surgery was less painful than lumpectomy with two lymph nodes removed. I was more alert and better overall. I had chemo port pl...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • Tangojo
    • Experience with Triple-Negative Breast...
    about 3 years ago
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    Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Scheduled for 5-30-18

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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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  4. about 3 years ago
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    Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had many complications and infections.

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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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  5. about 3 years ago
    ElephantWisdom's Avatar

    Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had no idea how to deal with a one-sided mastectomy while supporting my other breast. The pastie option was a good solution for a...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
    0 Comments
    • Themom
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    about 3 years ago
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    Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Single, Jan 2017 to have 2nd 1/2018 Gave her choice, felt she would be able to interact with daughter 1 year old on 1/2/2017, it 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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    • Cheese
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrating)...
    about 3 years ago
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    Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Double mastectomy went well. Now looking to next milestone of adding Perjeta to my treatment plan and having hysterectomy and ovarie...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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  6. over 3 years ago
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    Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    I expected it to be a horrible surgery and experience but it was much better than I imagined.

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