Experiences with Procedure or Surgery experiences

    • goodkarma
    • Experience with Fallopian Tube Cancer
    about 10 hours ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    8/15/18 Had to remove old port/implant new. Fringe benefit! Doctor had me shower nite before & morning of with Hibiclens- it TOTAL...

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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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    • goodkarma
    • Experience with Fallopian Tube Cancer
    about 10 hours ago
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    Debulking surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    7/23/18 Tumor was firmly attached to colon, so re-section necessary & full open abdominal laparotomy. 1st time I had epidural & sev...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • BruceB
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    about 11 hours ago
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    test & scan results

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had: - liver biopsy - MRI - PET - CT (performed some time ago and results already known) Forgot to include an update to te...

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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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    • Sheila5251
    • Experience with Inflammatory Breast...
    about 11 hours ago
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    Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    I did have a port implanted before chemo. 5 weeks after chemo ended I had a mastectomy, no lymph nodes removed even though I do have...

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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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  1. 1 day ago
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    Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    I benefited from a fanny pack of numbing gel that left me relatively pain free.

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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. 4 days ago
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    Debulking surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    I went to ER for swollen stomach,after second visit the ER doc realized what it was.cancer.they did a perasintesis,sent me to a doc ...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • mr114750
    • Experience with Lymphoma, Oral Cavity...
    5 days ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    major throat and neck surgery

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • MarciaLynn
    • Experience with Papillary Carcinoma...
    5 days ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Surgery April 2018 after to remove thyroid cancer tumors in Thyroid Bed.

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    Went as Expected: Not Specified
    Minimal Recovery: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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    • po18guy
    • Experience with Angioimmunoblastic T-C...
    6 days ago
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    Moderate intensity haploidentical allogeneic stem cell transplant.

    Procedure or Surgery

    30% mortality within the first three years. Acute, then chronic graft-versus-host-disease.

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • Poppins
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Cervic...
    6 days ago
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    Abdominal hysterectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Colostomy and internal pouch for bladder- life changing. Also recovery from 10 hour surgery intense.

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • toosoon
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Cancer
    6 days ago
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    Colostomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    The surgery itself went as expected but after the surgery I had low bp for 6 months causing passing out. Colostomy itself was surpri...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • nanabear
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    7 days ago
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    Lumpectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    I was lucky to have a surgeon that cared he did one cut and took out what he needed without making me feel like I never wanted anyon...

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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
    0 Comments
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