• mstonya326
    • Experience with Carcinoid Tumor, Co...
    over 6 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    Didn't work

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • Jelenae
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colore...
    over 6 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    Simple hospital day surgery that meant more wait and wait than anything. Gave me more time to spend with my sister. Left me with 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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    • begintofly
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Col...
    over 6 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    8/8/13 - port placement went very well. Even felt good enough afterwards to go out for lunch. 8/12 - still pretty sore and bruised,...

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

    Procedure or Surgery

    Totally unprepared for port placement. Found the procedure to be very painful. Continues to ache or sting at times.

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • rogerb
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    almost 7 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    Best thing I done, chemo shrank my veins

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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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    • Teresa
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    almost 7 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    It couldn't get wet for several days, showering was a hastle.

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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  1. almost 7 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    My mom's chemo port was a nightmare from the beginning. On her very first chemo appt, they had problems getting blood return. They h...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Memmie
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colorec...
    almost 7 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    Glad I have the port much easier

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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. almost 7 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    Surgery was easy. Sore in the area for a while. Interfered with sleep some because I usually sleep on that side.

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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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    • CrazyHarry
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Col...
    almost 7 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    When they were implanting my port they hit the artery instead of the vein. What ever they used to stop the bleeding has caused a v...

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • lisaissa
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Ca...
    almost 7 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    Placing the port was fine. I just don't like how noticeable it is.

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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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    • RebHar
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    almost 7 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    I have a "power port" that was used for IV chemotherapy for about a year (both FOLFOX and FOLFIRI). I'm on pill form chemo now (Xelo...

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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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