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Topic: Dr. Chong in Denver...anyone know him?

Forum: Lymphedema — Risks, tips for prevention, and info about products that can address the symptoms of lymphedema.

Posted on: Jul 26, 2017 03:29PM

Akitagirl wrote:

Hi Everyone,

My oncologist is referring me to Dr. Chong at University of Colorado to discuss whether I am a candidate for lymph node transplant. Just wondering if anyone has had experience with him? Thoughts? Recommendations?

Thank you!

germline PTEN mutation - thus, bilateral mastectomy with reconstruction. Taking part in research study for those with low HER2+. Dx 9/2/2014, IDC, 1cm, Stage IIA, Grade 2, 1/9 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Surgery 10/27/2014 Mastectomy: Left, Right; Reconstruction (left): Tissue expander placement; Reconstruction (right): Tissue expander placement Surgery 11/6/2014 Lymph node removal: Left, Underarm/Axillary Targeted Therapy 12/3/2014 Herceptin (trastuzumab) Chemotherapy 12/3/2014 Cytoxan (cyclophosphamide), Taxotere (docetaxel) Surgery 4/27/2015 Reconstruction (left): Silicone implant; Reconstruction (right): Silicone implant
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