• indyh07
    • Experience with Invasive Lobular Carci...
    3 months ago
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    Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    The drain port exit is painful after a week. I was told 7-10 days and it;s still draining so the decision was made to wait the full ...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Ginalola
    • Experience with Invasive Lobular Carc...
    9 months ago
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    Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    The under arm swelling and intolerance for any kind of discomfort ndergarnentv. Thecdrain. The feeling of pins and needl d and the a...

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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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    • uniboob
    • Experience with Invasive Lobular Carci...
    about 3 years ago
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    Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    I got myself worked up more then I should have. But living with the unknown I think that is expected. I had my mastectomy early th...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • Plaap
    • Experience with Invasive Lobular Carcinoma
    about 3 years ago
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    Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Went in as simple stage one mastectomy and waking up I was a stage 4. All 14 lymph nodes were removed and 11 were cancerous. 3 lumps...

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • MargeGh
    • Experience with Invasive Lobular Carci...
    about 4 years ago
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    Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had surgery two days ago, I am feeling very well, taking it a step at a time, I'll be away from work for recovery and expect to be...

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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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    • Labbieb
    • Experience with Invasive Lobular Carci...
    over 4 years ago
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    Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    My diagnosis was invasive lobular cancer in one breast and my choice was to have either a breast reduction (aka "big lumpectomy") du...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
    0 Comments
    • urbanideas
    • Experience with Triple-Negative Bre...
    over 4 years ago
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    Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    The bilateral mastectomy was hard. Still dealing with nerve damage

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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  1. almost 5 years ago
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    Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had a right total mastectomy and released from hospital the next day.

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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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    • MelanieIIB
    • Experience with Invasive Lobular Ca...
    about 5 years ago
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    Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Cancer was also found in the sentinel lymph node so my surgeon did an axillary lymph node dissection.

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
    0 Comments
    • LoriAnnW
    • Experience with Invasive Lobular Carc...
    about 5 years ago
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    Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    After having my mastectomy, I have never experienced this type of pain. The emotional toll is terrible, as well. I can't even look a...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • lil_deer
    • Experience with Invasive Lobular Carc...
    about 5 years ago
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    Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Surgery went well, however the surgeon had to remove 12 lymph nodes that were also cancerous. Mom will be doing both chemo and radia...

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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  2. over 5 years ago
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    Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Probable that it'll wind up being a double mastectomy more over for safety sake :(

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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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