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2014 AACR SSP (Scientist<->Survivor Program)

AnnieE1131
  • By AnnieE1131 · Posted 9:43 am
  • In Research · 0 replies
  • I just returned from participating in AACR's (American Association of Cancer Researchers) SSP (Scientist<->Survivor Program). It was an amazing experience and I highly recommend it for anyone interested ...

accupuncture ladies?

berriesandlimes
  • By berriesandlimes · Posted 9:28 am
  • In Just for fun · 0 replies
  • I've had 2 accupuncture treatments (for pain mgmnt mostly) and good results, the gentleman who works on me is a MD whp also practices Chinese medicine, herbs, supplements and the like. This is my first ...

PARP Inhibitor Experience?

SuzyQ62
  • By SuzyQ62 · Posted yesterday at 6:44 pm
  • In Treatment · 6 replies
  • Hi Everyone, Has anyone been in a PARP Inhibitor clinical trial? How has it been for you? Does it clear up ascites? Huggggs and love, Suzy ...

Weight gain while in chemo

Charski
  • By Charski · Posted yesterday at 3:34 pm
  • In Treatment · 13 replies
  • How long before the pesky wight gain experienced from chemotherapy starts to to go away? I finish my treatments in 3 weeks, so how long before weight starts to stabilize ...

It's been a bumpy ride!

fmaccool
  • By fmaccool · Posted yesterday at 1:41 pm
  • In Side effects of treatment · 4 replies
  • Hi there, My partner (also on here) started her first chemo on Friday but not before our 6 year old son had to be home sick with a raging fever and chest cough. We had to get a neighbour to watch him ...

Advice , new here

Unimum
  • By Unimum · Posted yesterday at 11:59 am
  • In Help desk · 5 replies
  • Hi all Been reading all your posts and just need advice really. Had a hysterectomy 6 yrs ago and about 8 wks back I had some bleeding Have since had transvaginal scan that I was told of I g could be seen ...

better chemo tollerance

berriesandlimes
  • By berriesandlimes · Posted yesterday at 9:33 am
  • In Treatment · 2 replies
  • Sicnce original disgnosis in 2010, I have been wrought with chemo tteatment that was close to unbearable. The cancer I have won't be eradicated, but the condition IS manageable. I take ,,,25 mg cytoxan ...

Whatever happened to PACMA31?

SuzyQ62
  • By SuzyQ62 · Posted yesterday at 4:00 am
  • In Treatment · 2 replies
  • I don't see clinical trials or anything going on for this, and it was discovered in2012! Anybody know anything new about this ...

Teal Gals please Help, my ca125 was a 4. however...

RJFar
  • By RJFar · Posted yesterday at 12:53 am
  • In Side effects of treatment · 14 replies
  • I been out of treatment for one year. Every 4 months I got my ca125 done . It started at 7 then in four months it was 7.5 then 8 then 8.5. This week not up but it cut in half at 4. Yes this is great ...

Hernia

M446
  • By M446 · Posted April 14, 2014
  • In Side effects of treatment · 5 replies
  • My niece completed IV taxol, IV cisplatin as well as IP approx 1 year ago. She has now developed bilateral hernias. Gyn-onc says it's a complication from Debukling surgery plus IP port. Seeing a surgeon ...

Monoclonal Antibodies

suzyq62xoxo
  • By suzyq62xoxo · Posted April 14, 2014
  • In Treatment · 13 replies
  • Hi Everyone, I'd like to start a new discussion of Monoclonal Antibodies (mABs). These are the proteins on your cancer cells that essentially tell your immune system, "don't eat me." I'm combing through ...

I have another question :)

whispers12
  • By whispers12 · Posted April 14, 2014
  • In Ovarian clear cell carcinoma · 13 replies
  • I have searched the internet and really do not find a definitive answer to this question. Are you considered a survivor from the date of diagnosis? Or from the date of NED. Also, 5 year survival... is ...

Sister in law

cathdawg
  • By cathdawg · Posted April 14, 2014
  • In Newly diagnosed · 4 replies
  • Hello Everyone I joined the group weeks ago however I was somewhat timid as I felt so...overwhelmed with life. My life has been surrounded by cancer, to the point that I do not want to see a Dr . My Mom ...

Avastin is rougher than I was told!

msc1939
  • By msc1939 · Posted April 14, 2014
  • In Treatment · 17 replies
  • Why does my doctor always toss it off so lightly, "just a little bone and joint pain", as if it's too minor to worry about? And why do I keep falling for it? Maybe I'm becoming soft in my old age. After ...

Update on my sister Connie.

Yesterday
  • By Yesterday · Posted April 13, 2014
  • In Caregivers and family members · 27 replies
  • Hello Everyone! First I would like to thank you all for your notes of encouragement. It has been so helpful to me. My sister was released from the hospital to my care yesterday, she arrived by ambulance ...

OVCA Peers 2014 Forum

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VIDEO OF ROBOTIC SURGERY/HYSTERECTOMY

Elenitsa
  • By Elenitsa · Posted April 13, 2014
  • In Ovarian Cancer National Conference · 2 replies
  • dOES ANYONE KNOW WHICH SITE TO GO ON TO FIND A VIDEO OF ROBOTIC SURGERY....TOTAL HYSTERECTOMY, DEBULKING & REMOVING THE OMENTUM ??? HOPEFULLY SOMEONE OUT THERE CAN HELP ME, I WOULD BE INTERESTED TO SEE ...

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ovarian cancer

hungy
  • By hungy · Posted April 13, 2014
  • In Ovarian clear cell carcinoma · 10 replies
  • Does anyone have any suggestions on how to keep constipation, bloating and gas away after chemo ...

OCCC spread to lungs liver and bones

julie96
  • By julie96 · Posted April 12, 2014
  • In Ovarian clear cell carcinoma · 5 replies
  • Hi, My sister is 58 and was diagnosed with OCCC in her Endometrium last May. She had a total hysterectomy and then given 6 months Chemo and 5 weeks radiation therapy. She got told she was 'all clear ...

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