• BadYear
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Esopha...
    26 days ago
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    Colonoscopy 6/27

    Procedure or Surgery

    I'll update when I get results. This is really starting to sick badly.

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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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    • BadYear
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Esopha...
    26 days ago
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    EGD

    Procedure or Surgery

    You are asleep, not much to share.

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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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    • betheboo
    • Experience with Esophagus (Esophageal...
    about 1 month ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Was a very long recovery after esophageal rebuild. Lots of other procedures were needed to allow me to be able to swallow again.

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • male4972
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Esoph...
    3 months ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    My surgery was NOT explained to me. I had no idea that I was to have an Ivor-Lewis Procedure and instead after an eleven hour opera...

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    Went as Expected: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Reporter
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Esoph...
    3 months 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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  1. 5 months ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    An Esophagectomy is a very difficult surgery. It is painful and the hospital stay is overwhelming.

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • PatriSolo
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Esop...
    10 months ago
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    Microwave ablation.

    Procedure or Surgery

    Nausea, we were never told that 15% of patient’s this procedure causes aggressive growth to start. Which unfortunately was me. 4 mon...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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    • Barefoot
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Esoph...
    11 months ago
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    endoscopy

    Procedure or Surgery

    one surgeon say it's gone now....another says, "Not so fast!"

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • Rondo
    • Experience with Esophagus (Esophageal) C...
    about 1 year ago
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    I refused chemotherapy and radiation. Surgery was not an option offered to me. I am just using some alternative protocols to prolong my life a little.

    Procedure or Surgery

    I was doing well for the past 7 months, but have now taken a turn for the worse. I have lost my voice and am now coughing up small g...

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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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    • DIDeBerry
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Esop...
    over 1 year ago
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    Stent put in my esophagus so I could eat. Very painful and still haven't been eating solid foods after 4 months!

    Procedure or Surgery

    Hadn't been able to eat due the tumor being at the bottom of the esophagus right inside the stomach. The stent was to open the esoph...

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    Went as Expected: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • Hatman
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Esophag...
    almost 2 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...
    about 2 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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