• Salsajo
    • Experience with Esophagus (Esophageal)...
    over 6 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Having surgery and needing to have a feeding tube for nutrition consumed our day. I worried about my husband losing weight and gett...

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    Went as Expected: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • annabell
    • Experience with Esophagus (Esophageal...
    over 6 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    He had to have a track put in cause his throat swelled shut . did not go as planned . they missed his stomach .He had surgery to put...

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • mihali74
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcino...
    over 6 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Had two surgeries to remove affected lymph nodes. Was not a candidate for esophagectomy due to lack of healthy tissue in my neck......

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • Oswegokev
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcin...
    over 6 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Esophagectomy (complete) with full thoracotomy. Hospital -10 days . Horrible pain although manageable . Home - trying to do no J tub...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
    0 Comments
    • sallas21
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Esoph...
    over 6 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Surgery went well. I did well. It was still terrible.

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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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  1. almost 7 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Esophagectomy on November 21st. 9 Days in the hospital. Recovery went very smoothly and he left the hospital days ahead of schedul...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
    3 Comments
    • mcmillan
    • Experience with Esophagus (Esophageal...
    almost 7 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    6 weeks of radiation and 2 weeks of chemo in the hospital followed by 13 hours of surgery and 2 weeks in hospital for recovery and 6...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
    1 Comment
    • DinaLynn
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Esoph...
    about 7 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Once I complete chemoradiation, I will be having an esophagectomy.

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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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    • BILLY22
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Esopha...
    about 7 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    May 17 2003 had laproscopic esophogectomy (T3N1M0) at UPMC. I was in hospital 5 days, had j-tube for 3 weeks, rode bus downtown Pit...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
    2 Comments
    • BILLY22
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Esopha...
    about 7 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had a port and a fannie pack with carbo and 5fu. I had 2 - 96 hour infusions 5 weeks apart 5 weeks of radiation, 25 sessions MI...

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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
    • kallee1987
    • Experience with Esophagus (Esophage...
    about 7 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Dad was able to get in to get the tumor removed from his esophagus and stomach. I was afraid he was going to die on the table he did...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
    0 Comments
    • chick
    • Experience with Esophagus (Esophageal) C...
    about 7 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    removed half of esophagus and half of stomach, rebuilt esophagus with rest of stomach

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    Went as Expected: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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