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Estrogen Driven? How do I know?

  • By MyMomsSon1974 · New reply yesterday at 12:18 pm
  • Discussion in Treatment · 7 replies
  • My mom has been put on Tamoxifen. I have heard that it only works if her cancer is Estrogen driven. She was tested for BRCA gene and she was negative. How do we know if her OVCA is estrogen driven? Thanks ...

Severe reaction doxil

  • By MelissaRN13 · New reply yesterday at 8:25 am
  • Discussion in Treatment · 4 replies
  • Had my first dose of doxil today. I had an anaphylactic reaction very quickly. Dr. wants to desensitize me on we diver a 24 hour period inpatient. Any experiences with this. Not my first rodeo with severe ...

Diagnosed with Uterine Papillary Serous Carcinoma

  • By Burkegirl · New reply yesterday at 4:56 am
  • Discussion in Survivor stories · 48 replies
  • Anyone else out there diagnosed with UPSC or PPC Stage 3C? Am trying to get some positive feedback. Thanks ...

Do you believe gratitude is good for your health?

  • By SandySTL · New reply April 21, 2014
  • Discussion in Just for fun · 7 replies
  • My sister gave me a gratitude box, with 52 thank you cards and a journal to track all you are thankful for. I have been doing this for 3 months. It is amazing the feedback you get when people receive ...

ovarian cancer stage 2c

  • By balasiri12345 · New reply April 21, 2014
  • Discussion in OCNA news and information · 28 replies
  • i am suffering from a cancer ovarian stage 2c.if any one in the same stage i like to talk with ...

More ER fun!

  • By firefly29 · New reply April 21, 2014
  • Discussion in Newly diagnosed · 4 replies
  • Hi there, i am new to this community. I recently had a cyst rupture on my left side, this was 3 weeks ago. This cyst caused an infection and I just finished my antibiotics. 3 days ago I found my self ...

Social Security approved!

  • By tgraycoleman · New reply April 21, 2014
  • Discussion in Financial and insurance issues · 17 replies
  • Hello everyone: Just wanted to let everyone know i completed my application last week for SS disability. and exactly one week later I was approved! Ovarian Cancer is on the compassionate allowance list ...

Lindyjean's HIPEC Procedure

  • By lindyjean · New reply April 21, 2014
  • Discussion in Recurrence · 10 replies
  • As promised, here is an update on my wife's (aka Lindyjean) HIPEC procedure. The procedure was performed at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) on April 7 by Dr. David Bartlett and Dr ...

Help with Nutrition?

  • By jand503 · Posted April 21, 2014
  • Discussion in Nutrition · 0 replies
  • Heard Ginger Root is good for Ovarian Cancer along with other fruits and veggies. Is there a site with receipes or how often to intake? Thanks ...

advanced serous borderline to low grade micropapillary carcinoma

  • By blonday · New reply April 21, 2014
  • Discussion in Newly diagnosed · 12 replies
  • I had surgery feb. 5th salpingo-oopharectomy I was diagnosed as it reads right off the pathology report And doctor noted that it is 3rd stage c and that I am at the time under observation . it reads like ...

Miracles Can Happen

  • By tealitsgone · New reply April 21, 2014
  • Discussion in Survivor stories · 5 replies
  • Let's remember on this Easter Sunday that miracles happens. It is so important we open ourselves up to the real possibility that miracles happen, and they can happen to us. We are fighters, believers ...


  • By mounser · New reply April 21, 2014
  • Discussion in Treatment · 8 replies
  • Hi to all . Has anyone had taxol on its own ? I have it weekly and get on very well apart from itching. Has anybody experienced this side effect. It really is quite annoying although portion does take ...

How do you stay in remission?

  • By Leighab · New reply April 20, 2014
  • Discussion in Recurrence · 13 replies
  • Hi, my mum is currently going through her first recurrence . She's just had cycle 1 of 6 of carbo/taxol . She had a year on avastin and then 2 months of it ending her ca125 had risen to 440. I was just ...


  • By blonday · New reply April 20, 2014
  • Discussion in Just for fun · 1 reply
  • I hope everyone is having a nice Easter, with family or good friends. Relax, enjoy and eat that great food and yummy desserts. Love Blondy ...


  • By theterrier · New reply April 20, 2014
  • Discussion in Side effects of treatment · 23 replies
  • I understand that glutamine is helpful with neuropathy. I also read somewhere that it is a powder. What should I look for at the drugstore and how should I take it ...

I don't think I'll have any Easter Eggs this year!

  • By Petra1959 · New reply April 20, 2014
  • Discussion in Just for fun · 13 replies
  • Egg remind me of ovaries, and ovaries remind me know ...

This is so hard

  • By jand503 · New reply April 20, 2014
  • Discussion in Caregivers and family members · 26 replies
  • My sister is 45 year olds she was diagnosed 4 years ago with Stage 2 Ovarian Cancer had a large tumor that ruptured before surgery. She had a total hysterectomy and went through her chemo, fought plalets ...

I did it again

  • By hinsopa · New reply April 20, 2014
  • Discussion in Good news · 1 reply
  • Http:// New blog post! Come on over and sign up for updates! Happy Easter to you all, Patsy ...

Hairy Cell Leukemia

  • By ddetlor · New reply April 20, 2014
  • Discussion in Newly diagnosed · 2 replies
  • I am 43 and just finished my infusion of Chemo last March 2014. I had a lot of symptoms that are now gone and my counts are all on the way up! Any other female have this type of cancer ...

2014 AACR SSP (Scientist<->Survivor Program)

  • By AnnieE1131 · New reply April 19, 2014
  • Discussion in Research · 9 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 ...

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