Experiences with Procedure or Surgery experiences

    • BadLungs56
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carci...
    about 1 month 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
    0 Comments
    • lteemer
    • Experience with Liver Cancer
    about 1 month ago
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    Transarterial chemoembolization (TACE)

    Procedure or Surgery

    On Valentine's Day 14 February 2019 I had my #6TACE. Was diagnosed with liver cancer in September 2017. I will never get used to it....

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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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    • Eileen54
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltratin...
    about 1 month ago
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    Lumpectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Did not go as expected because they had to reexcise for further tissue

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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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  1. about 1 month ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    The place we have chosen for his care has turned out to be a very bad choice. But, we are 3 months into this and he is STILL not rec...

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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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    • ShelleyE
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Lung ...
    about 1 month ago
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    Lobectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    I did not realize how invasive this surgery would be. I did not realize that a lobe was half my left lung. Coughing after surgery ...

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
    0 Comments
    • Ashnde
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    about 1 month ago
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    Lumpectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Just had surgery yesterday. Took lymph node too. Armpit felt like it was on fire.

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
    1 Comment
  2. about 1 month ago
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    stem cell transplant

    Procedure or Surgery

    The stem cell transplant was effective for only 9 months. The cancer returned worse than before and treatment for relapse is ongoing.

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
    0 Comments
    • Kimma
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    about 1 month ago
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    Double Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Incisions, particularly one side, necrotized due to lack of blood flow resulting in long recovery, expensive treatment modalities, d...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
    0 Comments
  3. about 1 month ago
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    Transarterial chemoembolization (TACE)

    Procedure or Surgery

    This procedure will take place March 19

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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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    • PattyLou
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Ca...
    about 1 month ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    Fist size tumour removed Nov 28 via laparoscopic surgery. Physically healed by late December; anemia corrected by mid February; stil...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
    0 Comments
    • Pammjonic
    • Experience with Follicular Lymphoma
    about 1 month ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    Removed port after 4 years of remission...I only had 1 maintenance in Feb. 2014

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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
    0 Comments
    • Lizard50
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    about 1 month ago
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    Lumpectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Still have drain tube

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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
    2 Comments
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