Experiences with Sentinel lymph node biopsy experiences

    • Sushi
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    4 months ago
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    Sentinel lymph node biopsy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Sentinel gland was clear but a 0,7mm deposit was found in the perionodal fat.

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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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    • simsoka
    • Experience with Ductal carcinoma in si...
    7 months ago
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    Sentinel lymph node biopsy

    Procedure or Surgery

    All nodes clear.

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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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    • Levined1
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    9 months ago
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    Sentinel lymph node biopsy

    Procedure or Surgery

    This took longer to heal than the lumpectomy (which was very large - I started with size I cup and they took half of my breast) itse...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
    2 Comments
  1. 10 months ago
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    Sentinel lymph node biopsy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Pain after the lymph node removal was moderate and lasted for four weeks. After two weeks, the pain felt like I had a rash and was ...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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  2. 10 months ago
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    Sentinel lymph node biopsy

    Procedure or Surgery

    The dye injection for the sentinel node biopsy was not painful at all. Lymph node clear.:)

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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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    • Ruthieq99
    • Experience with Inflammatory Breast ...
    12 months ago
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    Sentinel lymph node biopsy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Even though second surgery confirmed IBC, surgeon said it wasn't, couldn't be. Took all lymph nodes because first four grossly posi...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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  3. 12 months ago
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    Sentinel lymph node biopsy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Done at the same time as lumpectomy. Seven lymph nodes removed. Much better than expected.

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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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    • Maleia
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrating)...
    about 1 year ago
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    Sentinel lymph node biopsy

    Procedure or Surgery

    My incision seems far larger than originally described and is very painful even on pain medication.

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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
    2 Comments
    • Delphi
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrating)...
    about 1 year ago
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    Sentinel lymph node biopsy

    Procedure or Surgery

    This didn't go as expected as after being told it hadn't spread to nodes the first 2 were positive

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
    0 Comments
    • Moonlady69
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    about 1 year ago
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    Sentinel lymph node biopsy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Sentinel Node test was incredibly painful, which I did not expect.

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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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  4. about 1 year ago
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    Sentinel lymph node biopsy

    Procedure or Surgery

    It's been 5 days and the lymph node area is definitely causing more discomfort than the actual lumpectomy.

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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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  5. about 1 year ago
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    Sentinel lymph node biopsy

    Procedure or Surgery

    I have significantly more discomfort from the node biopsy incision area with swelling (seroma) and scar tissue already starting to l...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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