• Kris58
    • Experience with Triple-Negative Breast ...
    over 5 years ago
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    Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had surgery on March 2. Went back into surgery early the next day. A capillary got missed and was bleeding. Second surgery stopp...

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • LisaMH
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    over 5 years ago
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    Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    This surgery was followed by 2 reconstruction surgeries as well as ovary removal.

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Lydsville
    • Experience with Ductal carcinoma in ...
    over 5 years ago
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    Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    The decision to have the mastectomy was the difficult one for me. No one wanted to voice an opinion. (Which I can understand from th...

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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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    • Vika
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    over 5 years ago
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    Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Psychologically it was really hard to get through the surgery

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

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had a single mastectomy followed by an immediate reconstruction.

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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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    • Aylor
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrating) ...
    over 5 years ago
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    Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    I am a mom of 4. So being told that don't lift more than 10 lbs and to take it easy. In my opinion I have been taking it easy. Do...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Marty64
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    over 5 years ago
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    Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Things happened so quickly! On Feb. 10, 2016 I got the results from the lumpectomy. I expected they'd recommend radiation. Instea...

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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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    • Kelmac
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    over 5 years ago
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    Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Mastectomy done 2. 1/2 years ago. No follow up radiation, chemo or drug therapy. Now cancer is back all over the place.

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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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    • fredntan
    • Experience with Mixed Tumors, Breast ...
    over 5 years ago
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    Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Same procedure at sloan kettering. minimal pain control here. I had a single mastectomy with 300ml in tissue expander. But PCAs were...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Quickone
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    over 5 years ago
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    Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had a mastectomy and was surprised at the drainage tube and pain. It was pretty shocking and I got depressed.

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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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    • RockyStorm
    • Experience with Phyllodes Tumor (al...
    over 5 years ago
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    Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    DIEP reconstruction

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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    • MPerry
    • Experience with Triple-Negative Breast ...
    over 5 years ago
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    Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Great Surgeon, Dr. Thomas Gilmore, Great Hospital CHI Memorial. Wonderful Ladies of Hope from Mary Ellen Locher Foundation brought m...

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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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