• Ashera
    • Experience with Poorly Differentiated C...
    about 2 years ago
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    3D Diagnostic Mammogram

    Procedure or Surgery

    This kind of mammogram takes a little bit longer - so if your breast or side tissue is sore or swollen, there's more 'discomfort' - ...

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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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    • Ashera
    • Experience with Poorly Differentiated C...
    about 2 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    October 2015 - axilla dissection removing 20 lymph nodes - 9 had shown response to chemo - so there's been 9 "live" nodes hiding in ...

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    Went as Expected: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Ashera
    • Experience with Poorly Differentiated C...
    about 2 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    port put in prior to chemo May 2015. From the beginning, there was a deep burgundy bruise 4 inches wide around port, yet it was fou...

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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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    • Ashera
    • Experience with Poorly Differentiated C...
    over 4 years ago
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    PET SCAN - skull to thighs -

    Procedure or Surgery

    Instructions were no carbs/sugar/starches day before - nothing 8 hours before scan. 2 hours before scan - 32-48oz water. Radioacti...

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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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    • Ashera
    • Experience with Poorly Differentiated C...
    over 4 years ago
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    MRI breast/axilla, chest

    Procedure or Surgery

    This was by far - the most painful procedure for me - ever (so far). The position you lie in - is on a padded form with open areas ...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • Ashera
    • Experience with Poorly Differentiated C...
    over 4 years ago
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    Ultrasound guided core needle biopsy of R axilla mass and small R breast lesion

    Procedure or Surgery

    Core needle biopsy of R breast lesion, and large axilla lymph mass. Tissue results at this time were BENIGN R breast fibrocystic ti...

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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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    • Kz765t
    • Experience with Poorly Differentiated C...
    about 1 year ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

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