Experiences with Full lymph node dissection experiences

  1. over 3 years ago
    melanoma1942's Avatar

    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
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    • Kaela
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    over 3 years ago
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    Full lymph node dissection

    Procedure or Surgery

    Surgeries were more disabling than expected

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Ineedpeace
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    over 3 years ago
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    Full lymph node dissection

    Procedure or Surgery

    Had 23 nodes under one arm and 22 nodes under other arm..

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • Babsie24
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    over 3 years ago
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    Full lymph node dissection

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had an excision from my natal cleft about 8"x2"x5mm, and complete lymph node dissection from my left groin.

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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  2. over 3 years ago
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    Full lymph node dissection

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had a malignant melanoma removed from my lower right leg and my upper right groin lymph nodes removed. The cancer had metastasized...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • bria
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    over 3 years ago
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    Full lymph node dissection

    Procedure or Surgery

    had a Pet scan 5 days before surgery. I was told I had clear scans,NED 12 hours before surgery !!! The 3 day hospital stay was horr...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • Maddy11
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    over 3 years ago
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    Full lymph node dissection

    Procedure or Surgery

    Bilateral groin lymph node removal

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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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    • Alby65
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcinoma...
    almost 4 years ago
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    Full lymph node dissection

    Procedure or Surgery

    No SCC in my abdomen, just more lymphoma. We are watching and waiting that one. Had surgery on my neck to deal with the SCC tumour t...

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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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    • Keith59
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    almost 4 years ago
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    Full lymph node dissection

    Procedure or Surgery

    Biop on mass in lung was benign. Two lymph nodes removed tested positive for melanoma.

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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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    • bonbon1019
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    about 4 years ago
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    Full lymph node dissection

    Procedure or Surgery

    Lymphedectomy of left neck

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • LoriLu
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    about 4 years ago
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    Full lymph node dissection

    Procedure or Surgery

    The second surgery was just done a week 1/2 half ago. The difference was from the first surgery was I had a nerve that ran the side ...

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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
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    • lmholloway
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    about 4 years ago
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    Full lymph node dissection

    Procedure or Surgery

    Surgery was Tuesday, June 3rd. Felt nauseous coming out of the operation. Stayed an extra day until I was able to keep liquids and s...

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