• sharleneb
    • Experience with Mixed Tumors, Breast...
    about 1 year ago
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    Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    all I have had done was mastectomy and now waiting for pathology report to see what happens next

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    Went as Expected: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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    • SuSudoggie
    • Experience with Mixed Tumors, Breas...
    about 3 years ago
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    Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Every day is a challenge!

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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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    • SuSudoggie
    • Experience with Mixed Tumors, Breas...
    about 3 years ago
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    Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Every day of my life is a challenge

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    Went as Expected: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • fredntan
    • Experience with Mixed Tumors, Breast ...
    over 3 years ago
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    Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Same procedure at sloan kettering. minimal pain control here. I had a single mastectomy with 300ml in tissue expander. But PCAs were...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  1. about 4 years ago
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    Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Unlike many respondents, I grieve for the loss of my breast.

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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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  2. over 4 years ago
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    Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Recovery took about 2 weeks when the drains came out. However, I didn't take any pain pills when I came home as I'm not big on medi...

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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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    • mokotahi2
    • Experience with Mixed Tumors, Breast...
    about 6 years ago
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    Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    2 days post surgery experienced severe pain, prescribed Tramadol. For 3 weeks continued to take Tramadol for the pain developed an ...

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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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    • lois
    • Experience with Mixed Tumors, Breast Cancer
    about 6 years ago
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    Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    after diagnosis, surgery went as expected however end results were devasting for me, had to have lymp nodes removed which showed the...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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    • dreed
    • Experience with Mixed Tumors, Breast Cancer
    over 6 years ago
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    Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    When breast MRI showed DCIS in other breast, having a bilat. mast. was a no brainer.

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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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    • lois
    • Experience with Mixed Tumors, Breast Cancer
    over 6 years ago
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    Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    started as rt breast removal but had lymph node involvement leading to more advance involvement

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    Went as Expected: Not Specified
    Minimal Recovery: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • pattiep
    • Experience with Mixed Tumors, Breast C...
    over 6 years ago
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    Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Still recovering (later note - fast recovery but found out I needed chemo unexpectedly)

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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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    • Monica
    • Experience with Mixed Tumors, Breast Ca...
    about 7 years ago
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    Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    The surgery was not as bad as I thougt it would be. I had alot more pain in my armpit where my lymph nodes where removed. It took aw...

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