1. 4 months ago
    Daniel0922's Avatar

    Infection

    Side Effects

    When I went back to the surgeon for the follow up after surgery, I had a pain in my lower right abdomen. I told him about it, but h...

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    • RoseAnon
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltratin...
    4 months ago
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    Breast Cancer Biopsy

    Procedure or Surgery

    I expected the Dr. & the assistant to be more empathetic, but in looking back, their lack of smiling & words of reassurance were A-O...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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    • RoseAnon
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltratin...
    4 months ago
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    Sentinel Node Biopsy

    Procedure or Surgery

    The area where the instrument (hollow needle?) was inserted showed a bruise for about a week, & was sore to the touch for about a we...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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    • RoseAnon
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltratin...
    4 months ago
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    It's Curable!

    Celebration

    After getting the diagnosis of 2 types of Breast Cancer, the Breast Care Navigator was quick to reassure me that it was, surprise!, ...

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    • RoseAnon
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltratin...
    4 months ago
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    Just Diagnosed

    Oh No

    I received a phone call re. a Diagnostic Mammogram from a Breast Care Navigator. I was alone at home. She told me I had cancer.

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    • Bridgett
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    4 months ago
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    Lumpectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    A lot more pain than expected during 48 hours post 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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  2. 4 months ago
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    Lumpectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Infection of the incision over Thanksgiving weekend when no one was around. Slow healing (4 weeks and nowhere near healed). More pa...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • Weawag
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrating)...
    4 months ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Only have had one treatment, #2 is tomorrow. Side effects were from an infection at the port which gave me several days of low grade...

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    Easy to Do: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  3. 4 months ago
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    Double Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    I was told breast surgery doesn't hurt so he didn't prescribe anything for pain' the pain as soon as I woke up was horrible.

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  4. 4 months ago
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    Misdiagnosed

    Oh No

    The biopsy showed tumor as benign but after lumpectomy it was actually stage 3 Triple negative Breast cancer invasive ducal carcinoma

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  5. 4 months ago
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    Diarrhea

    Side Effects

    Chemo brain. Exhaustion Vomitting Anxiety

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    • DarthAsh
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    4 months ago
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    Simple removal surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    They thought it was a squamous, but it turned out to be a nodular melanoma instead. So, I have to have another surgery on top of it.

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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