Experiences with Procedure or Surgery experiences

    • PookieR
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Pancre...
    2 days ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Whipple, Northside Hospital staff not well trained for patients after this surgery. Dietician not trained.

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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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    • swoozey56
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcin...
    4 days ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    This is my third bout with cancer, my second with esophageal cancer. I had to have a laryngectomy as well as a gastric pull up with...

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    Went as Expected: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Dkatsmeow
    • Experience with Head & Neck/Throat C...
    7 days ago
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    CT scan

    Procedure or Surgery

    Dr.s saw something on my CT scan & admitted me to the hospital. What it is is since I cannot swallow, all the mucus is gathering a...

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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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    • Dkatsmeow
    • Experience with Head & Neck/Throat C...
    7 days ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Surgery went fine, but they did not tell I would never eat again. That was glossed over. I wish they had given me worse case scena...

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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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    • Krafty
    • Experience with Inflammatory Breast Cancer
    7 days ago
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    Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    The modified radical masectomy (w/ 18 lymph nodes removed) wasn't as painful as expected but I wasn't prepared for the long recovery...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • suntboy
    • Experience with Head & Neck/Throat Cancer
    20 days ago
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    Procedure or Surgery

    Had to accept the "new normal" which is now the norm

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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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    • Bearymore
    • Experience with Transitional Cell Ca...
    20 days ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Robotic laparascopic radical right nephrectomy.

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • suzqz
    • Experience with Clear Cell, Ovarian or F...
    20 days ago
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    Abdominal hysterectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had stage 3 ovarian cancer that had wrapped around my colon and spread all around in the abdominal cavity. I had 3 rounds of 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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    • pompeysh1a
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Lun...
    21 days ago
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    Video assisted thoracic surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    In short, I was a superwoman prior to surgery. Started going down by the head quickly after surgery and chemo.

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • GKGKeri
    • Experience with Ovarian and Fallopian ...
    21 days ago
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    Debulking surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Laparoscopy, laparotomy, cytoreduction, R0 disease; metastases--perihepatic, peripancreatic, perihilar; lesion greater curvature sto...

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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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    • GKGKeri
    • Experience with Ovarian and Fallopian ...
    21 days ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Umbilical Hernia Repair Surgery - Delays chemotherapy.

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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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    • GKGKeri
    • Experience with Ovarian and Fallopian ...
    21 days ago
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    Second look surgery after chemotherapy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Ileostomy Reversal and 2nd look - No Evidence of Disease!

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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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