1. 2 days ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    I just had my power port put in this morning. The numbing medication has not worn off yet, but the procedure went quickly. It is suc...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
    2 Comments
    • BruceB
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    3 months ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    Mon. 7/10/18: Having it in the morning. From what I've read it tends not to be a huge deal. However it's going to be the last mor...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
    0 Comments
    • JaneA
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colorect...
    8 months ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    Many people are very nervous about getting a port implanted. My colorectal surgeon implanted my port, and I have never had any probl...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
    0 Comments
    • Skyemberr
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colo...
    9 months ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had my port replaced and they moved it from.right side to my left. It hurts a lot this time, but maybe it's worse on the left? It...

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
    3 Comments
    • Katwmn63
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Ca...
    about 1 year ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    Why my left? my seat belt goes right across my port and genuinely irritates it. I know this is petty, but I also now have to change...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
    2 Comments
    • 1537
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    over 1 year ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    It has only been 24 hrs. since my sister got her port.

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
    0 Comments
    • akid4fr
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    almost 2 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    This one really hurt...and still does. Limited use of my right arm. It's getting better, yet I didn't expect such pain.

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
    0 Comments
    • Frawggy
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colore...
    about 2 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    Port moved from left to right side due to neuropathy 9/27/2016 Still having pain on left side 1 week post op

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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
    0 Comments
    • Samswr74
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Ca...
    about 2 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    Helped tremendously!

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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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    • Skyemberr
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colo...
    about 2 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    It hurt a lot for awhile when it was put in today, but 12 hours later it seems to be less painful. I was under General anesthesia, ...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
    0 Comments
    • azsuper
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    over 2 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    One year after I had my last chemo treatment the med a port was remove! A great day to get that thing out let me tell you! Sorry for...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
    0 Comments
    • azsuper
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    over 2 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had 2 med a ports put install on the left side. The nurse where I got my chemo messed it up and had to be replace. The first one w...

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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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