• JKD123
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrating)...
    3 months ago
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    Lumpectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    2 sentinel lymph nodes negative.

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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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    • JKD123
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrating)...
    3 months ago
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    Procedure or Surgery

    Outpatient surgery. Sentinel lymph nodes (2) were negative.

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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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    • Stephylee4
    • Experience with Triple-Negative Bre...
    4 months ago
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    Double Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    No reconstruction, aesthetic flat closure

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • Dees
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrating) D...
    4 months ago
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    Lumpectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Had a seroma and wound is still open and healing

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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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    • Momash
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    6 months 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
    6 months 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
    6 months 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...
    8 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. 8 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. 11 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. 11 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. 11 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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