• GinaDice
    • Experience with Peritoneal, Mesothelioma
    7 months ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    I have found this to be a good decision made. The port makes things much easier.

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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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    • MelindaN
    • Experience with Peritoneal, Mesothelioma
    8 months ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Medically retired

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Cyn61
    • Experience with Pleural, Mesothelioma
    about 2 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Went to Sloan-Kettering Memorial for pleurectomy with decortication, got rid of horrible pain and was a life-saver. Found out pleura...

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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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    • Cyn61
    • Experience with Pleural, Mesothelioma
    about 2 years ago
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    Pleurodesis

    Procedure or Surgery

    Pleurodesis made them realize he has mesothelioma not adenocarcinoma, but the procedure put him in horrible, rolled up in a ball pai...

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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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    • OliverV
    • Experience with Epithelioid, Mesothelioma
    almost 4 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Thoracoscopy for the biopsy left me with three holes in my side, Thoracotomy for pleurectomy and partial decortication was a 6-hour ...

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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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    • grusby
    • Experience with Malignant Mesothelioma
    about 4 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Had EPP (Extra Pleural Pneumonectomy) to remove right lung - in 2002

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • Swainstyle
    • Experience with Sarcomatoid, Mesoth...
    over 6 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    right lobectomy

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • Deb99
    • Experience with Pleural, Mesothelioma
    over 6 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    Port was implanted and used same day.

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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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    • Psychgirl
    • Experience with Peritoneal, Mesothel...
    almost 7 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    When I went into surgery, they thought I had a benign series of cysts by my ovary and prepared to do a partial hysterectomy. There w...

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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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    • Steahan
    • Experience with Epithelioid, Mesothelioma
    7 months ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    This person has yet to add any details about this experience.

    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Cyn61
    • Experience with Pleural, Mesothelioma
    about 2 years ago
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    throacentesis

    Procedure or Surgery

    This person has yet to add any details about this experience.

    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • Cyn61
    • Experience with Pleural, Mesothelioma
    about 2 years ago
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    Thoracentesis

    Procedure or Surgery

    This person has yet to add any details about this experience.

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