• Kdowg
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colorect...
    almost 7 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    August 26, 2012 went to St Luke's hospital to get a Bard Power Port inserted. Everything went well, I was uneasy when we got to th...

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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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    • kdowg65
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    almost 7 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    Going to have the port installed on 9/26/2012 and then Chemo will start in few weeks. Need to recover from the surgery yet. Not re...

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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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    • spresley
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Color...
    about 7 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    October 22, 2009 Since I had a port when I was a chile with acute lymphoblastic leukemia, I knew what to expect. When my oncologis...

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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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    • freegrl
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    about 7 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    My daugther had a hard time with this and did not want it. It is still to this day hurting her. She hates it.

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    Shortly after starting chemotherapy for the first time I had a port put in. My oncologist had suggested that I do so since I was go...

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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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    • tenangel
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Ca...
    about 7 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    Infected 5 times

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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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    • chris4yes
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) C...
    about 7 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    Gearing up for immediate post surgical chemotherapy

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

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had my chemo port implanted today and it went well (so far). The procedure was relatively painless and was completed in about 15 ...

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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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    • Marbleotis
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Col...
    over 7 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    2/28/12 Porta Cath in.

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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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    • alznurse
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Ca...
    over 7 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    Jim had a port placed and was released from hospital on Jan. 16th with all kinds of new orders. At this point we were still not conv...

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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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    • PGeorge
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colore...
    almost 8 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    The procedure to put the chemo port in was simple and the recovery was short and he experienced minimal discomfort.

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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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    • PhillieG
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Ca...
    almost 8 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    Shortly after getting my second opinion at Sloan and we had a plan of action, I had my port installed at a different hospital. I sta...

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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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