• BadLungs56
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carci...
    almost 3 years ago
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    Lobectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Ended up in a coma for 8 weeks. Had to learn to talk, eat and write again. 7 months in hispitals and rehabs.

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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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    • DeniseF
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcinom...
    almost 4 years ago
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    Segmentectomy or wedge resection

    Procedure or Surgery

    March 08, 2018 open lung surgery. 2 mm tumor removed from lung and one lymph node. Follow up with oncologist who said my husband w...

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    Went as Expected: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • DeniseF
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcinom...
    almost 4 years ago
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    Biopsy on lymph nodes showing activity on Pet Scan scheduled for Feb 13, 2018

    Procedure or Surgery

    Low serum sodium - ranges 126-131 Anemia - B vitamins - Rx: FoltX Peripheral neuropathy sudden loss of hearing left ear in 2014....

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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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    • DeniseD
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcinom...
    over 5 years ago
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    Lobectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Day one was in ICU severe pain and nausea. Day 2 much better as they changed pain medication which took care of nausea and moved out...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • johnw
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcinoma,...
    over 5 years ago
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    Segmentectomy or wedge resection

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had 2 surgeons. One removed a wedge from my left lung. The other removed 2 ribs and part of my diaphragm.

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • gwenda1958
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carci...
    over 5 years ago
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    chemo for 17hrs a DAY 3x's wk and radiation 2xd 5d wk x 4 mths, 5xwk for 1mnth

    Procedure or Surgery

    After this I do not recall but bits and pieces of that 6 months I am a upbeat person and they were the funny things. 2008 is a mystery

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • tc2475
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcinoma...
    about 6 years ago
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    Lobectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Ended up taking 2 lobes instead of 1. It is 1 month post surgery and pain is still severe, and one incision site has not closed.

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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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    • RogB67
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcinoma...
    over 6 years ago
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    Lobectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    An upper right lobectomy was performed but cancer was also on a lymph node outside of the lung which the surgeon could not take with...

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Grumpy
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcinoma...
    over 6 years ago
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    Lobectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    To early to know recovery and side effects

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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    • Sam53
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcinoma,...
    over 6 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Was told cancer in right lung only and would remove 2 lobes. During surgery found other tumour on artery to heart which was too clos...

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • Net
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcinoma, L...
    over 6 years ago
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    Laser surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Cyber knife 3 times for brain tumors

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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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    • lights
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcinoma...
    over 7 years ago
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    Lobectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    had chest tube in five weeks that's a long time. lots of pain in hosp.

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