2 patient evaluations for Tumor removal / resection

Oct 11, 2012 (Started Oct 11, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for granular cell tumor)
  • Side effects
    Mild (neck pain)
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: One time
Advice & Tips: After the surgery I woke up and my neck was somewhat painful due to the position I had to be in during the surgery. The pain lasted for about 3 to 4 days. I had a feeding tube for about 10 days. My snoring and the sleep apnea stoped. I can eat easily now and I put on weight since the surgery.

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Jan 19, 2005 (Started Jan 19, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (dents in skin due to surgery, dent in my arm)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: One time
Advice & Tips: The doctor did not tell me I would have a dent in my arm after surgery. When I did, she said that they could fix it with cosmetic surgery after the radiation and that it would be covered by insurance to do so. After the radiation they denied ever saying that and 6 years later I had a cosmetic surgeon touch it up and smooth it out on my own. The scar will always be there, but I'm not bothered as much by the scar as the dent. The scar is about 4 - 5 inches.

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