Experiences with Procedure or Surgery experiences

    • DocDeb
    • Experience with Multiple Myeloma
    about 2 hours ago
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    stem cell transplant

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had a text book perfect Stem Cell Transplant. It went much better than I anticipated. I would like to talk to others about the exp...

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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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    • Donny
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Lung Cancer
    about 22 hours ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    Port was for pain meds and blood draws, not chemo.

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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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    • Kaylia
    • Experience with Primary Mediastinal B-C...
    1 day ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had a Hickman Line inserted about a week before my second chemo (the first as an outpatient, and the first of a different type as ...

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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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    • Kaylia
    • Experience with Primary Mediastinal B-C...
    1 day ago
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    Pericardical Drain

    Procedure or Surgery

    I was actually considered 'critical' (although was not aware of this until after) due to severe pericardial effusion. I had a very ...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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  1. 4 days ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Cancer is back... Surgery is set for Feb 27. Odd in a way as my first surgery was on Feb 27 2014. Waiting till after surgery to ...

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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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  2. 4 days ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Anxiety overwhelming. Surgery happened without notice so had no expectations. P E T scan shows no cancer but doctors say no studies ...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • Mamaguerra
    • Experience with Ovarian and Fallopi...
    5 days ago
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    Abdominal hysterectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    At 35 menopause is no joke ☹️

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • Sellersgrl
    • Experience with Inflammatory Breast...
    5 days ago
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    Breast Reconstruction (Implant)

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had immediate reconstruction which is not recommended with inflammatory breast cancer. I experienced serious complications with th...

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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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    • Sellersgrl
    • Experience with Inflammatory Breast...
    5 days ago
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    Double Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    The first 2 weeks post op are pretty rough

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • MStar
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrating) ...
    8 days ago
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    Double Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Got off the pain meds after 3 days - couple of Tylenol worked. Surgery was 6DEC18. Emotional is harder than physical for me.

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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  3. 8 days ago
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    Procedure or Surgery

    I have my surgery coming up on February 19th. I'm ready. I will fight with everything in my power to get this beast out of my life o...

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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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  4. 10 days ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Radical hysterectomy

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