1. about 5 years ago
    SleepyJeans' Avatar

    Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    This was a single Mastectomy done on the left side to remove all the cancer, I wanted both sides done, but the surgeon said it was s...

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    Went as Expected: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • charrel4
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltratin...
    about 5 years ago
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    Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Was diagnosed originally with DCIS. Once had mastectomy in January 2013, diagnosis changed to Invasive Ductal Carcinoma. Had DIEP f...

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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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    • SuSudoggie
    • Experience with Mixed Tumors, Breas...
    about 5 years ago
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    Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Every day is a challenge!

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    Went as Expected: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • SuSudoggie
    • Experience with Mixed Tumors, Breas...
    about 5 years ago
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    Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Every day of my life is a challenge

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    Went as Expected: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
    0 Comments
    • rinra
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    about 5 years ago
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    Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    I do not feel normal. I did not want to have reconstruction because i had to take care of my children, but I feel like a monster som...

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

    Procedure or Surgery

    I continued to walk daily, go to church and keep things the same as much as possible.

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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  3. about 5 years ago
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    Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    I still have my expander in after 1 & 3/4 years as I had life threatening issues with Chemo and they don't want to do the surgery to...

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • COG16
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    about 5 years ago
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    Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had a radical mastectomy of my right breast. Only took pain meds the day of surgery and the day following (home). I've experienc...

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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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    • Linda60
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrating...
    about 5 years ago
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    Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Still have tightness and discomfort, developed mild lymphedema

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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  4. about 5 years ago
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    Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Infection set in

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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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    • romayton
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    about 5 years ago
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    Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Never threw up as I did after the radical masectomy Talk to your anetheosoligist about it before you do surgery

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    Went as Expected: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Recovery: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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    • Rin
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrating) Du...
    about 5 years ago
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    Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    I developed a surgical infection

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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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