What are Breast Cancer Surgeries? List from Cancer Survivors

The below is a list that has been posted by the bloggers in this cancer community. There are 7352 cancer fighters that are members here. This is what they said, not what the doctors or nurses will tell you.

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Breast Cancer Surgeries

Lumpectomy, Re-excision Surgery, Lymph Node Removal, Mastectomy, Reconstructive Surgery, Oophorectomy, Hysterectomy, Tonsillectomy, Thyroidectomy, Colorectal Surgery

What Breast Cancer Survivors said about their Cancer Surgeries.

Lumpectomy and Sentinel Lympth node removal. Second surgery to clear margins and insert port scheduled this week, then Chemo therapy and Radiation scheduled.
lumpectomy, oophorectomy
May 12th mastectomy and some lymph nodes removed
Sept 14, 2009, lumpectomy, no side effects
Localized Radiation Right Breast - 6 weeks
Lumpectomy with10 lymph nodes removed it b July 2011
lumpectomy with lymp nodes removed, plus had total hystrocempty after radiation treatments
April 11th
9/13/16 Needle localized biopsy. 10/6/16 reexcision and lymph node biopsy. Struggling with pain, lymphedema and banding in right arm.
don't yet know
Removal of 2 sentinel nodes - neg. THIS HURT and kept me out of the gym. Lumpectomy - Clear margins Cancer in vascular tissue
had a lumpectomy in september 16 tho margins weren't clear enough so had a second but a second biopsy showed anothe tumor so had a mastectomy and expander reconstruction in november
Modified Radical Mastectomy on left breast , 11feb2017
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Mastectomy with reconstruction - march 3, 2017. No major side effects except the usual recovery period
Lumpectomy- 2/14/2011 Hysterectomy- 11/16/2011
Opted for none
Mastectomy rightside april 27,2017
Scheduled for 6.29.17
mastectomy May 2015. Skin wrinkling, numbness under arm.
Mastectomy and Sentinel Node Biopsy on Nov. 26th, 2013, Axillary Lymph Node Dissection on Dec. 23rd, 2013.
Lumpectomy (quadrantectomy?) removal of two tumours, 2cm and 3 cm, with gamma radioactive boluses injected in 4 places around my areola, and blue dye injection, as well as removal of 4 sentinel nodes
Sentinnel node biopsy scheduled 1/9/18. Double mastectomy with lymph node removal Scheduled for 1/10/18.
Lumpectomy and lymph node clearence 2008,ovaries both large tumour 2010, total gastrectomy and lymphs around stomach area 2015, speenectomy 20 percent pancreas and 20 percent removal of bowel. Difficlulty eating cant gain weight, nigjt sweats,pian in joints and bone, muscles.
12/28/17: bilateral mastectomy 5/7/18: total laparoscopic hysterectomy Hopefully sometime in June 2018: breast implant exchange
Lumpectomy 6/15/17 - was expecting two ER+ Tumors. Found them and a third tumor - Triple negative. Second surgery 7/3/17 for clear margins. Got an infection at the site of node removal.
Dcis micro calcifications bilateral mastectomy
Lymptectomy in April 2018 Follow up surgery to shave off DCIS April 2018 Mastectomy scheduled for (hopefully) late 2018
Masectomy and lymphnodes removal was performed on 26/10/2018. Needed another surgery day after as I developed a blood clot under the skin near incision. Recovered from surgery pretty fast, had a bit of seroma which needed to be extracted with a needle and needed physiotherapy for the left arm and lymphatic massage.
Surgery date to be Sept 18th, 2019. Single left mastectomy. (Reconstruction not until the fall of 2020.) 2nd surgery 5 days later to remove all lymph nodes on left side. Add'l surgery to remove expander that was leaking. Had implant put in instead.
2 surgeries. 1st on 10.13.15 then 2nd on 10.30.15
no date yet as chemo is first and best chance of survival
Waiting for surgery date
11-20-2020 Removed tissue and some surrounding tissue.. 11-30-20 I find out DCIS was found in the extra tissue. I go see Radiation Doctor 12-7-2020 to find out if radiation will kill it.
4 rounds of chemo (1st and 2nd drug) and 12 rounds of chemo (third drug) prior to surgery; radiation after surgery
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