• BILLY22
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Esopha...
    almost 2 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    did chemo and radiation and then on May 17 2003 had MIE at UPMC. All with minimal side effects.

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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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    • Reporter
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Esoph...
    over 2 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    Waiting about 5-days for our meeting with Oncologist who will give us results of PetScan and chemotherapy treatment plan. We will di...

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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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    • Hatman
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Esophag...
    about 4 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    This insert went MUCH easier than last time. No clotting, no pain.

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • pchamar
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Esopha...
    over 4 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    I found it to be difficult to get anyone to take blood from my port. Only the cancer center used the port. Even after I completed c...

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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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    • eabad
    • Experience with Esophagus (Esophageal) C...
    over 5 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    Port and NJ tube placed.

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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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    • frank_A
    • Experience with Esophagus (Esophageal)...
    about 6 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    hiding it from the kids

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

    Procedure or Surgery

    Scheduled for operation when I found a small malignancy (biopsy) in my armpit. Surgeon says no operation now, ever?

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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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    • mihali74
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcino...
    over 6 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    Port worked really well....ready to think about having it taken out.....any feedback from anyone? It has been 9 months since the en...

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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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    • leegirlone
    • Experience with Esophagus (Esophage...
    about 7 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    Had J-Tube placed at the same time. Because of his severe weight loss (65) lbs. Body had hard time adjusting to feedings. Esophagus ...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • Carol72
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Esopha...
    about 7 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    Devloped infection

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • bastiara
    • Experience with Esophagus (Esophageal...
    about 7 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    This happened in May - the stint lasted 2 days and fell..the removed it and put in the feeding tube

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • bastiara
    • Experience with Esophagus (Esophageal...
    over 7 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    Jerry's port is in and he has minimal discomfort

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