• IamOK
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colorect...
    about 3 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    I was nervous about getting the port, but it went as expected. I guess I didn't realize that it goes up into the neck as far up as ...

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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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    • vplovesmp
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) C...
    over 3 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    He was very sick and had to start chemo right away, so port was installed and chemo started two days later. Needless to say, accessi...

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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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  1. over 3 years ago
    Johnnysquest's Avatar

    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had a port so I could carry my little chemo pouch with a pump I had to wear for 48 hours after going into the institute for about ...

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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. about 4 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    When I woke up in recovery we had an earthquake in Kansas. This is unusual so I asked the nurse if we had an actual earthquake of i...

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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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  3. about 4 years ago
    readingrocket's Avatar

    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    Portal implanted on June 24th.

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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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    • catlillie
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) C...
    about 4 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    my 2nd port operation to remove the first which had looped around something and couldn't access and to jam one into my right side le...

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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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    • LaToya
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    about 4 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    A little sore where the port is. Once band aids were removed I found like 6 needle XXX areas on both sides of my neck. Stated that...

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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  4. over 4 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    I held off on writing about my PowerPort, because I knew from reading everybody's comments here that time would make things better. ...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • abby22091
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) C...
    over 4 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    1/04/2014 had power port implanted.

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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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  5. over 4 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    Placement may be suspect. Can't fully open my mouth with it "popping" and giving me a shock/pain similar to when the nerve snaps in ...

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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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    • 1toughmom
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) C...
    over 4 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    Had to put in my right side instead of left as originally planned. Was also listed as hypersensitive by anesthesiologist.

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Stylerman
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) C...
    over 4 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    Just got back from getting the Chemo port installed. Everything went well I feel like I was shot in the chest with a shot gun but I'...

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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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