Late stage

Discuss issues related to late stage ovarian cancer.


my Mum

  • By Robandmum · New reply April 4, 2014
  • 9 replies
  • Hi all, My mum (who is 54) was diagnosed with advanced ovarian cancer in October last year. They attempted an operation but the tumour was too large to remove. Chemo therapy started once she recovered ...


  • By Barbmqz60 · New reply April 2, 2014
  • 9 replies
  • HIPEC - Has anyone had this procedure with hot chemo done? If so how did it turn out ...

How do I do this???

  • By momsfightforlife · New reply April 1, 2014
  • 11 replies
  • My mom (51 yr) is in her final stages of her fight. Tomorrow is her 52nd birthday and she is in the hospital. Why must she spend her final birthday in the hospital? I don't even know how to deal with ...

In Hospice - Not eating or drinking

  • By cynthia1947 · New reply March 22, 2014
  • 40 replies
  • Hi, I’ve been in hospice since December. They have been great in helping me manage pain and I am now on 90 ml of morphine every 4 hours with oxycodone for breakthrough. I’m very sleepy all the time and ...

What to do? Hard decisions!

  • By JaminBattle · New reply March 21, 2014
  • 8 replies
  • Morning Everyone, Having a rough couple of weeks and need to make decisions. Stopped doing Chemo in January , with no remission after a year of treatments. I have been unable to find a clinical trial ...

Ovarian sarcoma

  • By cswoobie · New reply March 20, 2014
  • 10 replies
  • Anyone else out there who has been dx with this type of ovarian ca : sarcoma ( mmmt ) and on chemo weekly? Chemo based on only study available done in Japan. I've also been told by my gyn- occ that there ...

Stubborn Ascites

  • By Gail66 · New reply March 18, 2014
  • 13 replies
  • I'm grateful to God I found The site name is totally appropriate. Yesterday I was a mass of despair. After a few hours reading message board posts, I'm feeling optimistic and empowered. My ...

leg oedema

  • By capecitabine · New reply March 8, 2014
  • 15 replies
  • Hi can anyone help pls . My mum is end of life ovarian cancer she has suddenly started with right sided oedema from foot to hip .... any ideas please ...

No longer in treatment

  • By ostaciana · New reply March 7, 2014
  • 26 replies
  • My GYN/ONCO stopped treatment last week he said that I was no longer a viable candidate for treatment because I wasn't responding to the last treatment protocol, he had put me on Avastin and oral Cyclophosphamide ...

Stop Active Treatment

  • By PZ · New reply February 11, 2014
  • 11 replies
  • My mother has Ovarian Cancer. We are in Canada so the treatment is free. We were just told by the Doctor that they have to stop active treatment because a) her body is too weak and needs to recooperate ...

Need advice

  • By kbts · New reply February 6, 2014
  • 2 replies
  • Hello,my mum has got ovarian cancer in stage 4 and the doctor told me it spread to liver and lung.she has got a tumor with massive tissue fluid.She looks like 9months pregnant. Obviously she is living ...

  • By sherry2310 · New reply January 27, 2014
  • 12 replies
  • I was reading on the gov web site that advanced and terminal cancer/is used interchangeably. Is this true for those of us who are late stage/ advanced? I think I am just upsetting myself ...


  • By fahy · New reply January 14, 2014
  • 15 replies
  • Next Tuesday, January 14th will be two years since my Mom's diagnosis with Stage 4 Ovarian Cancer. She spent almost a year and a half suffering through her symptoms prior to her diagnosis: losing weight ...

late stage ovarian chronic vomitting

  • By bhaskarb · New reply January 7, 2014
  • 27 replies
  • Have been looking around for some suggestions: -My mother was diagnosed with ovarian cancer in 2009, it had some metastasis on to the liver at that point. At that point 5 cycles of chemotheraphy(carboplatin/doxirubicin ...


  • By kiribati · New reply December 21, 2013
  • 7 replies
  • Hi, My mom is a four year ovcancer survivor. Please comment on the following situation of you have any input. Many thanks, MartiHi everyone, I took Mom for her chemo on Monday. At the time Dr Patel was ...

Will my hair fall out

  • By Cheryl16 · New reply December 5, 2013
  • 44 replies
  • I start chemo next week with Taxal and Carboplaxin. Will my hair fall out. Not that I am that worried about it. It is just something I would like to prepare myself for ...

How Doctors Die - Showing Others The Way

  • By Amyppe · New reply November 23, 2013
  • 21 replies
  • As many of you know, I am a quality of life kinda girl and have minimized any treatment at this point. Yesterday, the New York Time published this article: oney/how-doctors-die.html?_r=0 ...

SWEETIEPIE battle is over

  • By Mark49 · New reply November 22, 2013
  • 22 replies
  • Its been awhile...Iam sad all the time....SHE was my highschool sweatheart at age 51 we had been as one for 33 years.......soooooo many plans made....If u r a significant other supporting a loved one ...

I feel helpless....

  • By BritneyRB · New reply November 7, 2013
  • 14 replies
  • My mother in law has stage 3c ovarian cancer. In the last 3 years she has underwent debulking surgury and several rounds of chemo. A month and a half ago she was addmited to the hospital with what she ...


  • By Cheryl16 · New reply October 31, 2013
  • 7 replies
  • Has anyone experienced bruising that takes weeks to go away? I have not started any treatment yet, but I have noticed in the last month that a bruise does not seem to go away for a while ...

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