• Kaylia
    • Experience with Primary Mediastinal B-C...
    4 months ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had a Hickman Line inserted about a week before my second chemo (the first as an outpatient, and the first of a different type as ...

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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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    • Pmoos
    • Experience with Diffuse Large B-Cell Lym...
    about 2 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    Didn't go as planned. Surgeon wanted to put the port on the right side but could not get it in. I woke up when he started to put it ...

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Gymmom
    • Experience with Diffuse Large B-Cell Ly...
    about 2 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    Best decision I made.

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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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    • AmyFrye
    • Experience with Diffuse Large B-Cell L...
    about 3 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    The port surgery itself went as planned, woke up right away afterwards. But, I think I've had more pain than was explained to me. I'...

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

    Procedure or Surgery

    They were in a rush to get me ready for chemo, so I had my heart tested, bone marrow biopsy, and power port put in all in the same day.

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
    0 Comments
    • mariaflow
    • Experience with Diffuse Large B-Cell...
    almost 4 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    Had it implanted April 28, 2015. The first month was very uncomfortable. I still can feel it now and then and can not wait to get it...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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    • Kandrida
    • Experience with Diffuse Large B-Cell ...
    almost 4 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    Have limited range of motion.. Hurts like a B..

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
    0 Comments
    • aracooper
    • Experience with Diffuse Large B-Cell...
    about 4 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had this done at the Hospital/Cancer center where I was going to have my treatments. They sedated me but I was awake of and on dur...

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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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    • G_Allen
    • Experience with Diffuse Large B-Cell L...
    over 4 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    I was nervous as XXX going in. Operating rooms are scary places. Had a great team they made me comfortable and everything worked out...

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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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    • stangeja
    • Experience with Diffuse Large B-Cell ...
    over 4 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    Placement went smoothly, but hurt my shoulders very badly. Must have irritated old injuries. Works great for chemo tho.

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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    • Roborjdz
    • Experience with Primary Mediastinal B...
    almost 5 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    So far this year I have spent 65 days in hospital and over 80 visits to the cancer clinic involving receiving chemo and other drugs ...

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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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    • cbare1202
    • Experience with Diffuse Large B-Cell...
    almost 5 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    Had a Hickman put in. She was in and out of there so quickly! And not groggy at all afterwards.

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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
    0 Comments
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