Experiences with Simple removal surgery experiences

    • lmholloway
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    about 4 years ago
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    Simple removal surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Lumpectomy performed last Tuesday, July 15. Still experiencing a bit of pain, but have gone back to work the day after.

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
    1 Comment
  1. about 4 years ago
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    Simple removal surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Office procedure to remove the melanoma, doctor wanted to investigate further, I was unable to afford the scan to see if the melanom...

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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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    • tstrazz
    • Experience with Basal Cell Carcinoma, ...
    about 4 years ago
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    Simple removal surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had a new 'mole' on my leg, which grew rather quickly and was a bit red. I had it removed in January 2014 and biopsied. From what ...

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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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  2. over 4 years ago
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    Simple removal surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Constantly checking my arm for knots, whenever knots were found they would be removed and test to see if they were cancer or not. I ...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
    0 Comments
    • Alby65
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcinoma...
    over 4 years ago
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    Simple removal surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    After a small lump on my head didn't respond to a skin cancer cream, I had it removed by my GP. Diagnosis was SCC, and I was referre...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
    0 Comments
    • detective
    • Experience with Squamous Cell Carcin...
    over 4 years ago
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    Simple removal surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    The doctor prepared me for minimal side effects and therefore little risk to keeping my jobs etc. That is not what is happening it ...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
    0 Comments
    • Bamagyrl
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    over 4 years ago
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    Simple removal surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Unable to carry a camera on my right shoulder; unable to be gainfully employed.

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
    0 Comments
  3. over 4 years ago
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    Simple removal surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Had a new growth on my left lower leg that was removed and biopsied and found to be of a negative result! Have had 3 node removals s...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
    2 Comments
    • Kel
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    over 4 years ago
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    Simple removal surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Initial punch biopsy indicated Melanoma was more than 2 mm deep, so that led to the next stage . . . wide excision and node biopsy.

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
    0 Comments
    • sleahey07
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    over 4 years ago
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    Simple removal surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Another side thoracotomy to remove more tumors in my right lung. This time I knew what to expect and the recovery seemed a but easie...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
    0 Comments
    • sleahey07
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    over 4 years ago
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    Simple removal surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    This was one of the simpler surgeries that I have experienced. The tumor had spread to the area at the bottom of the head and the to...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
    0 Comments
    • Wendysue
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    about 5 years ago
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    Simple removal surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    I choose to have this removed in office. Wouldn't recommend this for everyone. I have a high pain tolerance. After talking with dr h...

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