• Kymmy
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Esophagu...
    11 months ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Removal of esophaguses and made new one out of my stomach. Life changed quickly stomach digestion, food intake, learning ,amounts ...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • swoozey56
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcin...
    over 1 year ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    This is my third bout with cancer, my second with esophageal cancer. I had to have a laryngectomy as well as a gastric pull up with...

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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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    • betheboo
    • Experience with Esophagus (Esophageal...
    about 2 years 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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  1. over 2 years 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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    • Pro
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Esophagus ...
    over 4 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had an esoughajectomy. The removed 2/3 of my stomach along with 1/3 of my esoughagus. 10 days recovery in hospital. Followed a ...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • gpr80
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Esophagu...
    almost 5 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Docs said I breezed through surgery and recovery. Age, health and positive state of mind helped make it easier.

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Nanchie
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Esopha...
    about 5 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Eosophagectmy 6 months ago . Recovering well and getting back to normal.

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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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    • BoiseB
    • Experience with Esophagus (Esophageal) ...
    over 5 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Had a very large hernia repaired on Feb 17. The hernia was the aftermath of esophagectomy five and one half years ago. Other EC su...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • hcsady
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Esophag...
    over 5 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Esophogetomy is not for wimps!

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • TomRolph
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Esoph...
    over 5 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Still breathing

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • Dorothy13
    • Experience with Esophagus (Esophagea...
    over 5 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    I ended up on life support, everything that could go wrong with surgery went wrong, I spent almost 7 weeks in hospital, but now I am...

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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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    • JMar
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Esophagus...
    about 6 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    A minimally invasive VAT (video assisted thoracotomy) was done to preform a wedge resection to remove a small solitary nodule in the...

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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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