• Kd61
    • Experience with Gastrointestinal Stromal ...
    about 1 month ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had 40 tumors removed from my first surgery. It greatly impacted my daily activities. Recovery was longer than I expected.

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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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    • lah524
    • Experience with Gastrointestinal Stroma...
    almost 4 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    In July 2011 i had 3 tumors removed from my small intestine with clean margins. They werent attached as much as predicted so they d...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • KimGawitt
    • Experience with Gastrointestinal Str...
    over 4 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Partial Hysterectomy. At first they thought I had stage 2 B ovarian cancer

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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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    • middlesue
    • Experience with Gastrointestinal Str...
    over 4 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Wonderfully gifted surgeon saved my life. Mine was a very difficult procedure for even the best of the best.

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  1. over 4 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    to the emergency room thinking I was having a gall bladder problem and ended up having a 12 pound GIST removed from my abdomen. I f...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • mzjacksoka
    • Experience with Gastrointestinal St...
    over 4 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Meet with the doctor. we discussed GLEEVAC, I did my homework if I take it and then you still have to go in and take the tumor, you...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • Suerob
    • Experience with Gastrointestinal Stroma...
    over 4 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    I was very lucky. I had an excellent surgeon and my quality of life is so much better than some who have had this type cancer.

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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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  2. almost 5 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Gall bladder removed laparascopically

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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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  3. about 5 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Well, it didn't really go as expected, it was better - my "hernia" turned out to be a benign lipoma, so no muscle repair or mesh req...

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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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  4. over 5 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Resection of rectum for rectal GIST on anterior wall, up to but not invading vaginal wall.

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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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    • kimkaytor
    • Experience with Gastrointestinal Str...
    over 5 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    The tumor was 9.2 cm x5 cmx4.5 cm, on my small intestine. 25% necrosis. Had repeated severe GI Bleeds, that was how the tumor was ...

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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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  5. over 5 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    As I said elsewhere I was diagnosed with GIST November 2011. It was in the duydieum or where the small colon comes out the stomach. ...

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