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hysterectomy 1 Nov 2005 lymphedenectomy 11 Jan 2006
2/13 tumor removed in neck along with lymph nodes.still in pain and sore around site and shoulder
12/29/06 - Left breast lumpectomy, reconstruction. Removal of five lymph nodes all negative.
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Full Hysterectomy 11/2005
Surgery was done 3 years before I was diagnosed, it had allready spead. I have a mixed tumor, I guess when they thought it was benign it was not.
Removal of 5.1 centimeter mass, hysterectomy
Tumor removal-October 3, 2008-No side effects Finger amputation and sentinal node biopsy-Nov. 12, 2007-No side effects Lymph node dissection-Dec 9, 2008-No side effects except for coming home with a drain for 2 weeks
11/4/08 - full hysterectomy, right hemi-colectomy (1/3rd removed), appendectomy. First operation ever. Muscle and bowel issues.
Exams under anasthesia for biopsies and check for mets. No side effects. Then July 2009 had to have a Total Pelvic Exenteration for persistent cancer. Living iwth a urostomy and colostomy now.
Tumor removed on 5/22/07 as well as gallbladder, and adrenal gland
Has any one heard of the port being placed on the arm?? Skin/nipple spearing, bilateral Mastectomy with immediate reconstruction; the right Brest where the lump was found healed perfectly. The left side which was cancer free did not heal. The permanent implant was replaced with an expander implant and it did not heal either. The repeated reversal of the reconstruction was taking a toll on my moral and was also delaying the treatment. We decided to leave the left breast area to heal so quimo can begin. Once completed, the reconstruction will be attempted once again. Originally, it was thought that I did not need a port because the lymph nodes were clean. However, I do have to have one implanted and will done on Wed.
PV is treatable but not curable
Cancer debulking with all the works...
Hysterectomy 10 years ago..not a safety net since I developed Ovarian Cancer recently. Omentectomy in Febuary to remove tumors.
Trans Hiatal Esophagectomy
2006, December no side effects that are permanent
Omentectomy June 2010
8/24/2010 - Felt tired and sore for a few days.
resection of my liver 1990 total removal of thyroid 2010
mohs removal of tumor 10/6/10. Plastic surgery to rebuild nose 10/7/10. second surgery 10/20/10
2001: initial debulking; 2005: debulking, mesh placement for hernia; 2006: mesh removal and abdominal wall reconstruction
In March of 2008 I had mastectomy. One month later I had a infection, for one week I stayed in the hospital. I felt a lot of pain, toke injection in my stomach everyday for my blood not coagulate, antibiotics etc.
Wide area excision and skin graft 12/09 - no side effects to report Lymphadenectomy 6/10 post surgery infection and Lymphedema (still ongoing)
they took a wedge of my middle lobe of my right lung March 29,2010, I really didnt just lots of soreness sometimes was hard to take deep breathe but it passed
En bloc surgery. They removed his spleen, his left adrenal gland, and of course, the 5 pound tumer that had encased his adrenal gland
I only have the one Lymph Node removed so I can't give too much help in that area. It went real good and not much of a scar. It was taken from the side of my neck.
Removal of 9 lb tumor and adrenal gland.
march 24th 2011, not sure yet about what all they will take, so far its gonna be right ovary and fallopian tube, oomentum, large tumour and complex hemorraghic mass on my left ovary, really hoping that ovary is ok,
I went to the doc. after a year of feeling out of it in 2005 and no one would listen to me for yrs..I went to e.r. room twice a year still no help in 2006 Dec. a doc heard me and did find a tumor 15cm i looked 6mo preg. my blood level was at 35.They took out one side and now i deal with other side.
Thyroid Cancer....diagnosed April 2011. I am currently experiencing side effects such as hives, chest pain, severe mood swings, anxiety, and a great deal of frutstration. They are having difficulty regulating my meds.
Biopsy on chest.. Chamber procedure. That's it. Big scar.
I am under observation Mayo Clinic Scottsdale, AZ I am not sure what are they waiting for.
right salphingo-oophorectomy, appendectomy- August 2011
Had surgery two days ago to remove what was thought to be an ovarian fibroma tumor through laparoscopy. Doctor did not remove tumor as it is cancerous and has spread throughout the abdomen. That is all I know right now. Surgery is scheduled for a week from Tuesday. Then chemo directly into abdomen. Not sure how to proceed.
Dec. 6, 2010: Went into the Marin General ER with (what I thought) was bad food poisoning. Turned out to be a carcinoid tumor wrapped around my intestines and appendix. The doctor removed part of the lower intestine, tumor and appendix. He put it all in a bucket and showed it to my wife in the waiting room. It took about five months to recover from all that. My system is still kinda tender. Summer 2011: Right hemicolectomy at Stanford to remove some lymph nodes that showed signs of cancer. It took a few months before the sutures really healed and longer before I felt I could get back into a normal routine.
Right side mastectomy w/ lymph node removal was June 18th, 2012. I went home from hospital the day after surgery. Drains were removed 2 weeks later without complications. I will have the left side mastectomy with total reconstruction after I complete radiation.
En Bloc, removed spleen and adenal gland
8.26.13 DaVinci Assisted Radical Hysterectomy.
remove 3 to 4 inches of colon and lymphnoids, remove another spot by pelvis/leg area
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Bilateral mastectomy & reconstruction with tissue expanders
Double masectomy, lympectomy