Experiences with Procedure or Surgery experiences

    • angelap
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    about 12 hours ago
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    Lumpectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Was not a bad experience and incision looked great! Bad news was that the DCIS part (not the IDC) was still there, the margin was mi...

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • Pmoos
    • Experience with Diffuse Large B-Cell Lym...
    1 day ago
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    biopsy - lymph nodes in neck

    Procedure or Surgery

    Nicked a nerve in my neck. Left ear and behind it is numb. Can't raise left arm very high yet.

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • aknative
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Ca...
    4 days ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    All the different side effects are i just don't know how to explain but they are very uncomfortable an painful

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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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    • DonnaLisa
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrati...
    6 days ago
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    Lumpectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    This is my second lumpectomy. Had first one May 2015, Second one April 2017

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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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    • kalindria
    • Experience with Fallopian Tube Cancer
    6 days ago
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    Debulking surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    This is my second debulking surgery to rid me of the new tumors. Though this one was also robotic, it was much tougher on me. I had ...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • Skyemberr
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colo...
    10 days ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    I just had my first colonoscopy since being diagnosed, and the area that was supposed to have clean margin had a giant precancerous ...

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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    • TKRash
    • Experience with Systemic Lupus Erythema...
    10 days ago
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    Tissue biopsy

    Procedure or Surgery

    hard to numb, was deeper than the Dr thought and I lost a lot of blood and nearly died

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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    • TKRash
    • Experience with Systemic Lupus Erythema...
    10 days ago
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    Lumbar puncture

    Procedure or Surgery

    I was hard to numb

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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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  1. 10 days ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had 2 surgeries and they felt differently. The first one was not too bad. The second one I had several difficulties.

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • ElfT
    • Experience with Ovarian and Fallopian Tub...
    11 days ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    This was surgery to repair an umbilical hernia and several other smaller hernias, about 2 years after my initial Radical Hysterectom...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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  2. 17 days ago
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    Needle aspiration

    Procedure or Surgery

    Needle aspiration is really about inserting a needle unnlymoh node and agitating it in order to pick up cells. This was not comforta...

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    Went as Expected: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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  3. 17 days ago
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    PET scan

    Procedure or Surgery

    Full body pet scan to determine molecular cell activity - locations.

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