1. almost 7 years ago
    scrappymrst13's Avatar

    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Removed left kidney as it wasn't functioning due to 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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    • kat_lehn
    • Experience with Renal Cell Carcinoma
    about 7 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    He had tumors in the ball joints of his femurs, if he had fallen his hips and femurs could have broken easily. He had an orthopedic ...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • kat_lehn
    • Experience with Renal Cell Carcinoma
    about 7 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Had his left kidney removed. Where his cancer originated.

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • kat_lehn
    • Experience with Renal Cell Carcinoma
    about 7 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    His first surgery was to remove as much spinal tumor as possible. Reconstructed his upper spine.

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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  2. about 7 years ago
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    Procedure or Surgery

    After reading some others statuses where their doctor said that your cured after having kidney tumor removed I am thankful that my D...

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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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  3. about 7 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Report to the hospital at 12:30 for type & match, surgery at 3:30. Back log all day case before me went into overtime. I was fina...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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  4. about 7 years ago
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    Procedure or Surgery

    April 5 2013 will forever be a remembered day as that was the day I was diagnosed with Kidney Cancer and received news that a dear ...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • nkonrath
    • Experience with Renal Cell Carcinoma
    about 7 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    My husband was diagnosed with renal cell carcinoma in January of 2102 and thyroid cancer in August of 2012. He had his thyroid remo...

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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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    • cure4sure
    • Experience with Clear Cell, Kidney C...
    about 7 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Next came a right adrenalectomy (removal of my right adreanl gland).

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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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    • cure4sure
    • Experience with Clear Cell, Kidney C...
    about 7 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Intitial Nephrectomy (left kidney removal)

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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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    • liltaz
    • Experience with Kidney Cancer
    about 7 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    I was nervous about my surgery since I lost 2 uncles to kidney cancer but after talking to my grandfather I learned I was in the ear...

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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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    • rlfinely
    • Experience with Clear Cell, Kidney Ca...
    about 7 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    I feel fine now (1-1/2 years since radical nephectomy). I continue to see my urologist periodically.

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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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