• Quiltmom
    • Experience with Inflammatory Breast C...
    7 days ago
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    Sentinel lymph node biopsy

    Procedure or Surgery

    I was diagnosed² in june 2012 it began my journey through the Long and simpl

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Sellersgrl
    • Experience with Inflammatory Breast...
    2 months ago
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    Breast Reconstruction (Implant)

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had immediate reconstruction which is not recommended with inflammatory breast cancer. I experienced serious complications with th...

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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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    • Sellersgrl
    • Experience with Inflammatory Breast...
    2 months ago
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    Double Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    The first 2 weeks post op are pretty rough

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • PennyS
    • Experience with Inflammatory Breast Cancer
    4 months ago
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    Other

    Procedure or Surgery

    Breast biopsy followed 3 days later by lung biopsy. Both positive.

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • pennyo
    • Experience with Inflammatory Breast Cancer
    8 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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    • Sheila5251
    • Experience with Inflammatory Breast...
    8 months ago
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    Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    I did have a port implanted before chemo. 5 weeks after chemo ended I had a mastectomy, no lymph nodes removed even though I do have...

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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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  1. about 2 years ago
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    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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  2. about 2 years ago
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    Double Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had a bilateral mastectomy without reconstruction. My port was also removed during surgery.

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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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    • JoAnninCal
    • Experience with Inflammatory Breast...
    over 2 years ago
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    Double Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had two separate mastectomies 8 mos apart. they found a different cancer in the second breast. invasive lobular stage 1. not a rec...

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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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    • melanie62
    • Experience with Inflammatory Breast ...
    over 2 years ago
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    Lumpectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    My surgeon (John Droesch) was excellent. He patiently and very simply explained the biopsy results, presented the options and and hi...

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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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    • MommaTut
    • Experience with Inflammatory Breast C...
    over 2 years ago
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    Double Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    always been a very active person and with a 2lb. on one side and a 5lb. on the other and only reaching with it, and no reaching over...

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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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  3. almost 3 years ago
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    Double Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Double mastectomy was not bad. Easy recovery, very minimal pain.

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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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