1. over 1 year ago
    legaljen1969's Avatar

    Sentinel lymph node biopsy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Sentinel Node biopsy was done at the same time as the mastectomy. I really didn't know people did it at another time. So I just tho...

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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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    • Honeygirl
    • Experience with Triple-Negative Brea...
    over 1 year ago
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    Sentinel lymph node biopsy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Taking out 2 nodes was so much more painful than the lumpectomy. Side effect a nerve trigger point was impacted. Still at 3 weeks l...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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  2. over 1 year ago
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    Sentinel lymph node biopsy

    Procedure or Surgery

    developed a seroma and lymphedema of the right breast

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    Went as Expected: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
    0 Comments
    • Buzzy
    • Experience with Inflammatory Breast Cancer
    almost 2 years ago
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    Sentinel lymph node biopsy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Experienced "cording" in arm on effected side

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
    0 Comments
    • emprice
    • Experience with Mixed Tumors, Breast C...
    almost 2 years ago
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    Sentinel lymph node biopsy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Removed 4 lymph nodes, 3 showed microscopic signs of cancer.

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
    0 Comments
    • Linr
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrating) D...
    about 2 years ago
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    Sentinel lymph node biopsy

    Procedure or Surgery

    The night before my lumpectomy, I had a “road mapping” of my nodes ordered by my surgeon. The procedure hurt as I had an allergy iss...

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
    0 Comments
    • Quiltmom
    • Experience with Inflammatory Breast C...
    over 2 years ago
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    Sentinel lymph node biopsy

    Procedure or Surgery

    I was diagnosed² in june 2012 it began my journey through the Long and simpl

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
    0 Comments
    • TWick
    • Experience with Mucinous (or Colloid) C...
    over 2 years ago
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    Sentinel lymph node biopsy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Got a terrible rash all over my entire arm pit. Painful at times.

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
    0 Comments
    • Su29Co
    • Experience with Triple-Negative Breast ...
    over 2 years ago
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    Sentinel lymph node biopsy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Very little pain at all, have done arm lifting exercises with EASE since 24 hours after surgery!

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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
    0 Comments
    • Cjustme55
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrati...
    over 2 years ago
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    Sentinel lymph node biopsy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Had lumpectomy as oncologist said chemo had shrunk tumor and mastectomy was not necessary. At my 1st week checkup I was told it was...

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
    0 Comments
    • MzLily
    • Experience with Triple-Negative Breast ...
    almost 3 years ago
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    Sentinel lymph node biopsy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Developed a seroma that had to be aspirated 3 times before inserting a drain

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
    0 Comments
    • gtmom
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrating) ...
    almost 3 years ago
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    Sentinel lymph node biopsy

    Procedure or Surgery

    The surgery went well however I don’t feel that I was prepared at all for the discomfort and pain Im having. I do have some other he...

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