• bayoudave
    • Experience with Esophagus (Esophagea...
    over 8 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had an esophagectomy in late October. The surgery went well with a 10 day stay in the hospital. I was on the feeding tube for ab...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • Tcaba
    • Experience with Esophagus (Esophageal) C...
    over 8 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Right thorocotomy, but knew going in the outcome would be painful and recovery long.

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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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    • Bjsj69
    • Experience with Esophagus (Esophageal) ...
    over 8 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Dr. Weksler, at UPMC, performed my espophagectomy on May 9, 2013. I am one week post-op and "so far, so good".

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • sgrathke
    • Experience with Esophagus (Esophageal...
    over 8 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Tonsils on right side of throat removed, Lymphnodes on left side of neck removed, 33 radiation treatments, pet scan results from Ap...

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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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    • getty83
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcinom...
    over 8 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Surgery and hospital recovery went very well, but on returning home have no appetite /desire to eat

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • BoiseB
    • Experience with Esophagus (Esophageal) ...
    over 8 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had a historectomy for Esophageal cancer that metastisized to the Uterus and Overies. It was complicated by blood clots and inter...

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • Cmurphy
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcinom...
    over 8 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Bob had a liver resection, which was highly experimental in esophageal cancer patients whose cancer had metastasized to other locati...

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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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    • debbers626
    • Experience with Esophagus (Esophage...
    over 8 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    My husband Dave had his right arm amputated. He broke his right upper arm twice from metastatic disease. The tumor was wrapping ar...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • Cmurphy
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcinom...
    over 8 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    My husband had a liver resection as a hail Mary to try to cure the cancer as all other sites were clear at the time. The surgery was...

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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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    • mmoorewia
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Esop...
    over 8 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Complications immediately following surgery resulted in the surgeon taking him back into the operating room, opened him back up, and...

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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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  1. almost 9 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    11/26/12 had stint put in to help eat.

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • guybguy
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Esopha...
    almost 9 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Transhiatal esophagectomy performed June 4, 2012. Brutal surgery with profound impact on ability to eat, gain strength, regain wei...

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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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