My aunt was recently diagnosed with OC - high risk Stage 1C. She was having some pain and it was realized that she had a large tumor on her left ovary. She then had an "emergency" hysterectomy and the dr's said that they were able to remove everything that was visable but the tumor burst when they were removing it. There was however cancerous cells in the abdominal wash.
She starts chemotherapy next Thursday. I live in Boston and she lives in RI. I will be bringing her to chemo and staying with her as much as I can as she goes through this ordeal. We do not have any other family members in the area and she is not married and has no children.
She will be recieving three cycles of Taxol/Carbo Platinum. Is there anything that anyone recommends that I get for her/have handy to help her through what she is about to experience? Any advice? Any comments/insight you can give me for what to expect with chemo and its side effects would be greatly appreciated!