• GillianJ
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Ca...
    over 5 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    May 2014 - I had a horrible experience getting my port placed. My blood pressure was a little low so they wouldn't give me the norma...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • moondove
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Ca...
    over 5 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    5/29/14: Husband had Chemo Port put in. Everything went great! Another hurdle completed! Chemo begins 6/4/14.

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • Tommi
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    over 5 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    Although I wrote agree to the perspectives questions...I don't really know the impact of the port yet. Having it inserted was physi...

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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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    • azm101681
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) C...
    almost 6 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    Was asked to be at the hospital by 9am, got there at 8:30. By 9 we were in pre-op & ready. My aunt was sleepy & hungry so they gave ...

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    Went as Expected: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • Nmaddox
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    almost 6 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    Found out yesterday that the lines from the port moved. So I have to have another put in on the right side of my chest. The reason i...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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    • grammynmo
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) C...
    almost 6 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    This was a major emotional event when I was able to remove the dressing. I had to face the fact that this really was happening to me...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • slatebreak
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Col...
    almost 6 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    Port installed yesterday. Feeling like I'm on an express train headed to...chemo! Things have happened so fast and changed so ofte...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
    3 Comments
    • JeanaD
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    about 6 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    Since I had been down the chemo route before, I still had my port in from my breast cancer which I should have gotten removed, but a...

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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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    • AmyJo
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    over 6 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    I did not know what to expect. I didn't think the recovery would be as bad as it was.

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Cocomojoe
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) C...
    over 6 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    A port was put into my chest as my chemo regiment would last over the course of 1 year. The intent was to help save my veins, reduc...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
    0 Comments
    • Cole
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    over 6 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    My port placement went well. Litocaine injections in my chest and something to relax me ( didn't catch the name of the drug). I wa...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
    0 Comments
    • GolfGirl
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Color...
    over 6 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    Had port installed before re-start of chemo - it's been 2 months & it's still sore sometimes

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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