• Dslaughter
    • Experience with Triple-Negative Bre...
    about 1 year ago
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    Double Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    The surgery was as I expected I have no breasts anymore but the recovery was not minimal to me cuz I had those drain tubes in for ab...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  1. over 1 year ago
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    Double Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had 27 lymph nodes removed on right side. To get clear margins I had reverse tummy tuck to pull skin up to close incision. Ribcage...

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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  2. over 2 years ago
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    Double Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Double Mastectomy, became infected after surgery, Wound Vac for almost 8 months!!! My scars are HORRIBLE, I LOOK LIKE A FREAK!!!

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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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    • CharlieD
    • Experience with Invasive Lobular Carc...
    over 3 years ago
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    Double Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    I wasn’t really prepared for any of this!

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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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    • MNCathy
    • Experience with Invasive Lobular Carci...
    over 3 years ago
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    Double Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had 3 drains in. 1 in for 2 weeks and the other 2 for 3 weeks

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • Canoeracer
    • Experience with Invasive Lobular Ca...
    over 3 years ago
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    Double Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    During bilateral mastectomy, a Sentinal Biopsy was also performed. Results were good; no Lymph node involvement.

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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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    • maximom
    • Experience with Invasive Lobular Carci...
    almost 5 years ago
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    Double Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Although, I did tons of research, and was emotionally prepared, the physical side effects were much more difficult to accept. Have ...

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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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  3. over 5 years ago
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    Double Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    The surgery went well. The underarm area is swollen from the lymph node removal. Surgery not bad. Wearing drains - annoying! At two ...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • jessicaann
    • Experience with Triple-Negative Bre...
    about 6 years ago
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    Double Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    and reconstruction.

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    Went as Expected: Not Specified
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • bfmomma
    • Experience with Invasive Lobular Carci...
    over 6 years ago
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    Double Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Chose prophylactic on left side (tumor on right side)

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • tracyd
    • Experience with Invasive Lobular Carcin...
    over 6 years ago
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    Double Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had ILC in my left breast with the possibility that it could spread to the right because it was invasive and aggressive. I choose ...

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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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    • Tucker385
    • Experience with Invasive Lobular Car...
    almost 7 years ago
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    Double Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    After double mastectomy on 5-29-13 my insurance only allowed me to stay in hospital 23 hours. Cleaning of my drains (4) was the wor...

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