Experiences with Procedure or Surgery experiences

    • JP316
    • Experience with Small-Cell Carcinoma, Bl...
    about 23 hours ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Had kidney removed in December 2018. Spent a week in the hospital and 2 weeks in rehab. Had to have 2 blood transfusions due to exce...

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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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    • bfmomma
    • Experience with AML Related to Previou...
    3 days ago
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    Bone Marrow Transplant

    Procedure or Surgery

    I am surprised at how much this procedure (and the 25 day hospitalization) knocked me on my butt! I am normally quite active and sta...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • acrispell
    • Experience with Synovial Sarcoma, Ad...
    11 days ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Leg amputation due to synovial cell sarcoma behind the knee cap

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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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    • Atulita
    • Experience with Phyllodes Tumor (also ...
    16 days ago
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    Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Had positive anterior margins.

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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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    • Countrygal
    • Experience with Endometrial (Uterin...
    17 days ago
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    CT scan

    Procedure or Surgery

    CT scan repeated following 3 rounds of Avastin. Results showed drug did not help and tumors are continuing to grow. Feeling defeated.

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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    • MamaKat71
    • Experience with Bile Duct (Cholangio...
    17 days ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    It wasn't as bad as everyone told me and it makes doing my chemotherapy so much easier I wished I would have got my port sooner, I a...

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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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    • kdiamond
    • Experience with Papillary Carcinoma, ...
    24 days ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    I was told the growth was large enough to warrant the total removal of my thyroid and that this was the first step of treatment. I d...

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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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    • Hmcroc01
    • Experience with Hodgkin Disease
    25 days ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Removed a lymph node to get diagnosis

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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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    Double Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had 27 lymph nodes removed on right side. To get clear margins I had reverse tummy tuck to pull skin up to close incision. Ribcage...

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • Violet
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrating)...
    28 days ago
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    Procedure or Surgery

    I am contemplating having the DIEP procedure done and I am interested in hearing from women who've gone through the experience.

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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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    • Luvs
    • Experience with Angioimmunoblastic T-Cell...
    about 1 month ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    2 lymph nodes removed for biopsy, Bone marrow biopsy

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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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    • willie
    • Experience with Ovarian and Fallopian T...
    about 1 month ago
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    stent to ureter

    Procedure or Surgery

    Pat had a lower left abd tumor start to grow in Jan 2020. Well, it actually was growing before that for 2 months, but Jan is when w...

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