Experiences with Surgery to remove cancer that has spread experiences

  1. 20 days ago
    caensminger's Avatar

    Surgery to remove cancer that has spread

    Procedure or Surgery

    This surgery begins a really difficult period that lasts until today. The wound from this surgery didn't heal well. Infection occu...

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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  2. 20 days ago
    caensminger's Avatar

    Surgery to remove cancer that has spread

    Procedure or Surgery

    The large tumor was removed via regular brain surgery.

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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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  3. about 1 year ago
    pinkpeachescat's Avatar

    Surgery to remove cancer that has spread

    Procedure or Surgery

    Full vertical scar on my abdomen, difficult recovery because of the abdominal muscles being cut. The large tumor ruptured, and burs...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  4. about 1 year ago
    pinkpeachescat's Avatar

    Surgery to remove cancer that has spread

    Procedure or Surgery

    Craniotomy

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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  5. about 1 year ago
    pinkpeachescat's Avatar

    Surgery to remove cancer that has spread

    Procedure or Surgery

    Left Neck Dissection. Salivary gland, tumor, plus several lymph nodes. Was found to be a large tumor in my lymph nodes; amelanotic m...

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • suebond
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    over 1 year ago
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    Surgery to remove cancer that has spread

    Procedure or Surgery

    My surgery was scheduled for a Wednesday and I was admitted to NIHCC on Sunday. I had a PET scan Monday morning. Monday afternoon th...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • Strickland
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    over 1 year ago
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    Surgery to remove cancer that has spread

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had most of my intestines removed. Do not have a bag but have strong bouts of diarrhea

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • lynnluc
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    about 2 years ago
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    Surgery to remove cancer that has spread

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had a thoracotomy and wedge resection of my lung. They removed lymph nodes and the melanoma that was pressing against my superior ...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Ineedpeace
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    almost 3 years ago
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    Surgery to remove cancer that has spread

    Procedure or Surgery

    Because it was brain surgery I should not bend over to much or lift to much. Surgeon was awesome. Can't even see 5" scar down side ...

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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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    • Terri
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    about 3 years ago
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    Surgery to remove cancer that has spread

    Procedure or Surgery

    Two softball sized melanomas removed: one on left arm, one on right thigh.

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • buffcody
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    about 3 years ago
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    Surgery to remove cancer that has spread

    Procedure or Surgery

    Recovery was slow but steady until a month out from surgery I fell causing subdural hematoma.

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • sottsandra
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    about 3 years ago
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    Surgery to remove cancer that has spread

    Procedure or Surgery

    craniotomy - horrid

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