Experiences with Full lymph node dissection experiences

    • EricaRN
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    5 months ago
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    Full lymph node dissection

    Procedure or Surgery

    The incision is much bigger, and in a different area than I envisioned

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    Went as Expected: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • krugerj65
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    5 months ago
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    Full lymph node dissection

    Procedure or Surgery

    My Melanoma reappeared in 6 lymph nodes in my left armpit area. Had all nodes removed, recovery is fairly ok, but slow, and extreme...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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    • Dougie
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    8 months ago
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    Full lymph node dissection

    Procedure or Surgery

    Complications with drain tube ... Other than that all went well and healed well

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    Went as Expected: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • Jcrn5246
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    8 months ago
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    Full lymph node dissection

    Procedure or Surgery

    There's not enough space to share the devastation of this procedure

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
    2 Comments
    • DonnainRI
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    10 months ago
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    Full lymph node dissection

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had a modified wide excision of a melanoma in my left groin on Feb 25th 2016 but the story is more complicated than that. I had my...

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
    1 Comment
    • Linda63
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    10 months ago
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    Full lymph node dissection

    Procedure or Surgery

    I am just a week into recovery, however, still in a lot of pain. I went to hospital to have drain removed yesterday but surgeon want...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
    0 Comments
    • Angiecat
    • Experience with Basal Cell Carcinoma,...
    about 1 year ago
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    Full lymph node dissection

    Procedure or Surgery

    When you have skin cancer on your nose more people look at you and wonder what is that on her nose. What are those stiches on her no...

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • bostonmed
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    over 1 year ago
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    Full lymph node dissection

    Procedure or Surgery

    ongoing neuropathy, tingling, numbness, weakness, swelling; wearing a compression sleeves provides temporary relief daily

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
    0 Comments
    • Brewgirl68
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    over 1 year ago
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    Full lymph node dissection

    Procedure or Surgery

    15 nodes removed, 4 positive with matting. The drain was by far the worst part of the whole experience, but I only had it for about ...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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    • TyPheKi
    • Experience with Merkel Cell Carcinoma
    over 1 year ago
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    Full lymph node dissection

    Procedure or Surgery

    The mass had attached to the main artery to my arm. Surgeon shaved off as much as he could without jeopardising use of my arm. Radia...

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • Fain
    • Experience with Merkel Cell Carcinoma
    almost 2 years ago
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    Full lymph node dissection

    Procedure or Surgery

    Changed daily habits. But thankful for remission . Radiation was hardest ,and after effects.

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
    0 Comments
  1. almost 2 years ago
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    Full lymph node dissection

    Procedure or Surgery

    wearing the pump for 6 weeks was difficult. Later, another surgery in the lymph and 3 weeks of wearing the pump.

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