• Chriso
    • Experience with Renal Cell Carcinoma
    over 5 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Left nephrectomy

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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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    • carrie12
    • Experience with Kidney Cancer
    over 5 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    had kidney removed. was not put on any kind of chemo treatment after the surgery. cancer began to spread and we found more tumors.

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    Went as Expected: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • ArtGirl
    • Experience with Kidney Cancer
    over 5 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    The physical aspects of the surgery and recovery are not nearly as difficult as the emotional impact

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • andreacha
    • Experience with Renal Cell Carcinoma
    over 5 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Tumor from kidney grew up through blood vessel into the heart. Had to have open heart surgery to suction tumor out, repair blood ves...

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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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    • elisham
    • Experience with Clear Cell, Kidney Cancer
    over 5 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Robotic Partial nephrectomy, walking around day of surgery but sore.

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • elisham
    • Experience with Clear Cell, Kidney Cancer
    over 5 years ago
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    Native Kidney Biopsy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Conscious sedation, watched the ultrasound on the screen as they collected tissue samples and performed CT scans.

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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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  1. over 5 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    dad had kidney removed as the tumor was in the renal pelvic floor. He did great with the surgery. He was in great shape before the...

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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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    • karene
    • Experience with Kidney Cancer
    over 5 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    In September 2014 I had my right kidney removed and both of my andrel glands. Surgery was tough but I made it and feel like I'm gett...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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  2. over 5 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Radical nephrectomy on 15 September 2014. 11cm tumor but the doctor thinks he got it all but I am worried th

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

    Procedure or Surgery

    Had childhood kidney cancer, wilms tumor, right kidney in 1956 at age 11 months. Had experimental cobalt radiation therapy in abdom...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • Bob8
    • Experience with Clear Cell, Kidney Cancer
    almost 6 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    No Choice but to have surgery..my husband Donated his other Kidney to his diabetic brother 27 years ago..

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • Sherron
    • Experience with Clear Cell, Kidney Cancer
    almost 6 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    When tumor was removed, immediately on waking up all coughing was gone. I was so happy to have kidney and tumor out. Felt amazingl...

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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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