• Momash
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    19 days ago
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    Lumpectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Also removed diseased lymph nodes

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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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    • kalea
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    about 1 month ago
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    Breast Reconstruction (Flap)

    Procedure or Surgery

    At the time of my double mastectomy tissue expanders were inserted in the breast to prepare the breast for reconstruction. I then mo...

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • kalea
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    about 1 month ago
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    Double Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    I initially thought the removal of both breasts would stop the cancer from returning. I feel the pain and down time just wasn't wort...

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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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    • Dslaughter
    • Experience with Triple-Negative Bre...
    3 months ago
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    Double Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    The surgery was as I expected I have no breasts anymore but the recovery was not minimal to me cuz I had those drain tubes in for ab...

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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. 3 months ago
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    Bone biopsy to confirm that metastases were from original breast cancer

    Procedure or Surgery

    In 1997, I had multiple biopsies, mastectomy, lymph node dissection, implant chemotherapy port, Flap reconstruction

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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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  2. 6 months ago
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    Double Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    I actually thought it went a lot smoother than expected and less painful. Of everything I found this to be the easiest. But I do rec...

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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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  3. 6 months ago
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    Thyroidectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Thyroid was removed and it is hard to keep the meds to where I am not going from hypo to hyper.

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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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  4. 6 months ago
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    Lumpectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had a wonderful surgeon that did 7 surgeries on me that starting in Jan for thyroidectomy. Diagnosed 5 months later with triple-po...

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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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    • ShannonR
    • Experience with Ductal carcinoma in s...
    7 months ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    TRAM flap 5/2020

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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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    • Atulita
    • Experience with Phyllodes Tumor (also ...
    8 months 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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  5. 9 months ago
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    Double Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had 27 lymph nodes removed on right side. To get clear margins I had reverse tummy tuck to pull skin up to close incision. Ribcage...

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • Violet
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrating)...
    9 months ago
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    Procedure or Surgery

    I am contemplating having the DIEP procedure done and I am interested in hearing from women who've gone through the experience.

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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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