• ima164
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrating)...
    12 months ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    I told the interventional radiologist not to use surgical glue as I have an allergy to it. She did anyway and I had a massive, painf...

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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
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    • ima164
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    12 months ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Had a skin graft for gaping wound left after skin died on underside of one breast. Needed to speed healing to begin chemo.

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    12 months ago
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    Found out pathology showed Her2+ cells so will need chemo (12 weeks) and herceptin (one year). Original biopsy showed only ER+, PR+

    Oh No

    Still a shock and frustrating emotionally as I was still having surgical complications from the bilateral mastectomy and subsequent ...

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    • ima164
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    Double Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Had bilateral mastectomy with DIEP flap reconstruction. Recovery was hard and one breast had a lot of skin necrosis (skin died).

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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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