• pennyo
    • Experience with Inflammatory Breast Cancer
    6 months ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    Not exactly what I was expecting, but not too bad. Sore, bruised, and stiff...but the sedation was fun! Had a good time messing with...

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    Went as Expected: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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  1. about 2 years ago
    KristaSchnee's Avatar

    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    Port implant went as expected.

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • irenesf
    • Experience with Inflammatory Breast Ca...
    almost 4 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    and a year later removal of port

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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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    • shycat
    • Experience with Inflammatory Breast Cancer
    about 5 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    Port was implanted yesterday morning, then went right to first chemo session. Took prescribed pain pills only that day, haven't nee...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • Wendi_B
    • Experience with Inflammatory Breast Ca...
    about 5 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    My skin was irritated a lot. The port got infected and had to be removed. I think it was from me lifting and moving heavy stuff (try...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • Jerseygirl
    • Experience with Inflammatory Breast...
    over 5 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    I fought getting a portacath, but the procedure was so quick and painless, and the recovery not too bad. I am very active, and I co...

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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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  2. over 5 years ago
    itsjustme736's Avatar

    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    My Powerport was put in October 2012 everyone should get this. You will not feel like a pin cushions

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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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    • anetnut
    • Experience with Inflammatory Breast Ca...
    about 6 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    While I was very glad I had this done (and I still have it in place in case God forbid I ever need it again) I was not expecting him...

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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  3. about 6 years ago
    carolchristao's Avatar

    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    It was awful. I woke up and the procedure had not finished yet. I started crying asking for more meds so I could just sleep and not ...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • Scheryl
    • Experience with Inflammatory Breast Ca...
    over 6 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    Also had biopsy at same time

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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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    • maxi
    • Experience with Inflammatory Breast Cancer
    over 6 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    Port placed 7/6/12

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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 7 years ago
    4thgeneration's Avatar

    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    I am scheduled to have my chemo port implanted on Tuesday, October 18th. I feel like I am in a fog, but so ready to get this ball ro...

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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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