• lisaissa
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Ca...
    over 6 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
    over 6 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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    • allier4
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    over 6 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    Had more neck and back discomfort than I realized I would have for two weeks after the procedure.

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

    Procedure or Surgery

    1st port had lodged into mammary vein instead of vena cava problem with catheter so port replaced

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

    Procedure or Surgery

    For some reason having a terrible time accepting this foreign object in my body......it burns like crazy !!!!

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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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    • jearlesred
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) ...
    over 6 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    I'm very glad to have my port.

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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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  1. over 6 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    had port implanted 4/30. was still on medical leave from surgery so that helped my recovery time.

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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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    • DaisyMae
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Ca...
    almost 7 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    Sometimes pressure against the port makes me feel short of breath or like my heart skips a beat or something...

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

    Procedure or Surgery

    When moms port was inserted, she suffered a collapsed lung. This was a brutal punch during an already difficult time and the first ...

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

    Procedure or Surgery

    Had port installed on left chest.....it hurt like XXX....felt like someone smashed my shoulder with a hammer.....thankfully it only ...

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

    Procedure or Surgery

    a couple of weeks getting out the hospital from having the surgery to remove the cancerous growth from my colon - lower left side - ...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Michele45
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colo...
    almost 7 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    This was a very easy outpatient procedure. Since it is a sterile procedure I was draped so that I had just a small space for a staff...

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