• WilliamW
    • Experience with Lung Carcinoid Tumor
    over 7 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Surgery done laproscopicly. Recovery and lasting impact was minimal.

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • Zimzi
    • Experience with Typical, Lung Carcinoid ...
    over 7 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    My surgeon was AMAZING. Took the entire lung out in a 5cm incision. My healing went well, but it's been a year and I'm still having ...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • Zimzi
    • Experience with Typical, Lung Carcinoid ...
    over 7 years ago
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    Bronchoscopy

    Procedure or Surgery

    I HATED this part. It was awful and felt horrible.

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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. over 8 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    The surgery was the most awful experience of my life. I hope never to have to feel that kind of pain again. It was awful! I spent 8 ...

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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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    • DonnaGail
    • Experience with Lung Carcinoid Tumor
    almost 9 years ago
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    Chemotherapy. I never received a port but did 9 rounds of chemo.

    Procedure or Surgery

    Everything that comes with chemo.....sickness, severe bone aches, nausea, fatiuqe, depression, etc.

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • DonnaGail
    • Experience with Lung Carcinoid Tumor
    almost 9 years ago
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    Gamma Knife suregery on my brain.

    Procedure or Surgery

    I forget things daily. I have forgotten things that happened in the past and I have headaches more often than I ever have.

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • mjkulla
    • Experience with Peripheral, Lung Carci...
    almost 9 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    2nd pleuridesis

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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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  2. almost 9 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    I am I am told that the chest pain from adhesions, that happens with every deep breath, will not ever go away.

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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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  3. almost 9 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Still recouping. Spent 5 days in hospital. At home recouping since that time (2 1/2 weeks so far). Still sore under breast and si...

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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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    • jeanne
    • Experience with Lung Carcinoid Tumor
    almost 9 years ago
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    Procedure or Surgery

    One of the best treatments to have if the cancer is caught soon enough. Strongly recommend it.

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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 9 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    I was originally going to get a second opinion during my spring break so that i wasn't missing a lot of work. Well within a month o...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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  5. about 9 years ago
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    Biopsy then Mediastenography

    Procedure or Surgery

    Yay!! Not in my lymph nodes!!!!

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    Went as Expected: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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