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Advice , new here

Unimum
  • By Unimum · New reply April 16, 2014
  • 7 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 ...

adopting after borderline ovarian cancer

Kasiora21
  • By Kasiora21 · Posted April 10, 2014
  • 0 replies
  • Hi everybody, I just recently had a borderline ovarian cancer recurrence and had my last ovary out because my doctor couldn't save it, but no other treatment needed just follow up. I am 32 and already ...

Referral for Naturopath or ND oncologist in Florida

MNMKONA
  • By MNMKONA · New reply April 10, 2014
  • 7 replies
  • Hello all. Michelle's mother has recurred after 6 yrs. NED, 2b ovca. She has gone through a couple rounds of doxil/carboplatin chemo at Moffit Tampa and it's hitting her hard. Not sure if she wants to ...

Lymphadema

CCarver
  • By CCarver · New reply April 9, 2014
  • 25 replies
  • Has anyone had lymphadema. I am one year past chemo and now have lymphadema in both legs. Someone has suggested manual lymphatic drainage massage. Does it work ...

Doxil Rash

chermary1
  • By chermary1 · New reply March 31, 2014
  • 9 replies
  • I had my 3rd round of doxil and have a "horrible rash under my arms, on my elbows, back of my heals., between my fingers..I have used udder cream, benydral cream, cold compresses . Help..the rash is some ...

Penn versus Fox Chase

dode
  • By dode · New reply March 29, 2014
  • 26 replies
  • Being treated for Ovarian cancer by Dr. Rubin at Penn. Love Penn but also like Rubin who is moving to Fox C. Can't make up my mind, wish I could slice myself into 2 parts, lol. Any advice ...

hair re growth

twilightzone64
  • By twilightzone64 · New reply March 29, 2014
  • 9 replies
  • I had my last chemo treatment on Feb 17 of this year. I asked my doctor how long will it take for my hair to grow back and she told me that it would take about 3 months to get it to the length of a buzz ...

Newly diagnosed borderline

Ads0724
  • By Ads0724 · New reply March 28, 2014
  • 14 replies
  • Hi. I am new to the site but have seen several posts regarding borderline serous tumors. I had a 10 cm mass removed from my right Fallopian tube two weeks ago. They removed my uterus at the same time ...

can ultrasound mistake a cyst for tumour

lozrun
  • By lozrun · New reply March 25, 2014
  • 9 replies
  • i went to doctors 2 months ago had a pain in pelvis left side for 4 months spreads down my thigh n groin area hurts more when i sit cant lie on that side n comes on unexpectely for hrs pain is harsh n ...

Ca125 levels

Tammy2
  • By Tammy2 · New reply March 22, 2014
  • 5 replies
  • I wondered if anyone sCould tell me how important the ca125 levels are. I know they are the cancer indicators but mine seems high still. When I was diagnosed my ca125 was 5,000. After three chemos it ...

did our site get hacked?

windlala
  • By windlala · New reply March 18, 2014
  • 3 replies
  • i have 5 suspicious e mails from team inspire. can someone please check into this? i haven't posted a comment in quite a while and it has a live icon of "my love" that's not me.... just want to be sure ...

Plastic surgery

karengalen
  • By karengalen · New reply March 17, 2014
  • 9 replies
  • I am bracha 1 and have reacurring oc3c. I had a double mastectomy 1/2013 and they found that my cancer came back 3/2013.I have gone through carbo/bev/gem, and debulking 4/2013.I am going on my 14th treatment ...

Normally higher ca125 level?

ashlyn78
  • By ashlyn78 · New reply March 15, 2014
  • 14 replies
  • Does anyone know about normally higher ca125 level? I found some sources in the Internet that state that there are many healthy women whose ca125 level are higher than 35. And they said there are also ...

For those who travel, I have a question?

kteal
  • By kteal · New reply March 10, 2014
  • 23 replies
  • We are trying to save to surprise our kids with a trip to Disney for Christmas. How do you plan it with that cancer cloud hanging over you? Worst case what if we were a month away and I find myself in ...

Skull?

shorekat
  • By shorekat · New reply March 8, 2014
  • 13 replies
  • I love change! And the new design for our fab site is pleasant... but I wonder if anyone else thought that the first icon by Health Communities resembles a skull? The 3rd one looks like a weird laughing ...

platanum insensitive brca stage 4. Help

NgaireD
  • By NgaireD · New reply March 7, 2014
  • 12 replies
  • Just had the bad news today that onco doesn't think that anything will work for me. I have had 1month break from vhemo and tms have gone up from 3200 to 5000. ct scan showed tumors mostly stable slight ...

Waiting and worrying!!

Deb4147
  • By Deb4147 · New reply March 4, 2014
  • 7 replies
  • Hello ladies. I am new to this site but want to let you know how much I admire your strength and compassion, it's amazing. I am 55 yo and post menopause. My mother had ovarian cancer when she was 48 yo ...

Rheumatoid Arthritis and OC

linbel
  • By linbel · New reply March 2, 2014
  • 3 replies
  • I am a worried daughter of a mom with advanced ovarian cancer. She has already completed 6 cycles of Carbo/Taxil and was not able to have debulking surgery after that due to discovery of unexpected additional ...

Borderline Ovarian Cancer & Fertility

reeveal
  • By reeveal · New reply February 25, 2014
  • 5 replies
  • Hello Inspire community! I had a borderline tumor removed 5 years ago, along with an ovary and tube. I'm 28 and my husband and I have been trying to get pregnant for 7 months...to no avail. I'm a little ...

Ascites in the Abdomen

Nat2
  • By Nat2 · New reply February 25, 2014
  • 9 replies
  • Hi Ladies, Has anyone had ascites in the abdomen for a recurrence and then put on Carbo and Doxil to clear it up? If so, how many treatments does it take. I had my first one this last Tuesday but I just ...

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