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What gives you comfort

  • By ohmeowzer · New reply yesterday at 1:41 pm
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  • What do people say or do to make you feel comfortable during this time ? What is the kindest thing someone has done for you or the kindest word or even something small . Did you ever cross paths with ...

Stage 1a low grade mucinous epithelial ovarian cancer

  • By aggieang · New reply yesterday at 3:13 am
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  • I was diagnosed with stage 1a low grade mucinous epithelial ovarian cancer on April 11th. I had my surgery to remove my right ovary (which was the tumor), the right fallopian tube, 6 lymph nodes, and ...

advanced serous borderline to low grade micropapillary carcinoma

  • By blonday · New reply April 23, 2014
  • 15 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 ...

More ER fun!

  • By firefly29 · New reply April 21, 2014
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  • 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 ...

Hairy Cell Leukemia

  • By ddetlor · New reply April 20, 2014
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  • 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 ...

Newly diagnosed ovarian cancer

  • By WarriorChelsea · New reply April 17, 2014
  • 31 replies
  • Hello everyone! My name is Chelsea, I'm 20 years old. January 4th they discovered a 12 inch tumor, which happened to be my right ovary. They took it out 3 days later and found that it was cancerous. I ...

Granulosa Tumour follow ups

  • By katlan · New reply April 15, 2014
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  • I've had a 9cm x 6cm malignant Granulosa Ovarian Tumour removed, together with ovaries, tubes, uterus, cervix and omentum. I'm told it was 1a, low grade, which is great news. Follow ups will be for three ...

Sister in law

  • By cathdawg · New reply April 14, 2014
  • 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 ...

ovarian low grade serrous carcinoma

  • By delisdn59 · New reply April 13, 2014
  • 25 replies
  • My daughter is newly diagnosed. She is 30 years old and I would like to hear from survivors. I know treatments are so limited and chemo has a very small percentage of working. comments on treatments and ...

Hello/about me

  • By Tmac44 · New reply April 9, 2014
  • 18 replies
  • Hello, my name is Tracy. I am a wife, mother and daughter. I have 2 beautiful children that are 12(girl) and 14(boy). I was diagnosed 5.5 weeks ago with Mixed Clear Cell Carcinoma and Borderline Serous ...

carbotaxol cycles

  • By talktea · New reply April 9, 2014
  • 11 replies
  • Hi my name is Kathy Heck and i was diagnosed with Stage 3C , my chemo started on March 25th and today i finished my first cycle / week 3. My question is : My GNY ONC said i would be having a total of ...

Not sure what to think?

  • By msgride · New reply April 6, 2014
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  • Hello all, I'm here once again being diagnosed with something I'm not sure what to make of. Just for a quick run down, I've been diagnosed from ovarian cancer, to paraovarian cysts, to tumors of the both ...

Doctor recommendation in Oregon?

  • By kellyvonborstel · New reply April 4, 2014
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  • Does anyone have recommendation for doctor in Oregon? I have not been diagnosed, so don't know that a gynecologic oncologist would see me... so maybe just a recommendation for good gynecologist? I'm having ...


  • By Sasha-Lisa · New reply March 30, 2014
  • 18 replies
  • Hi, I've had 2 ultrasounds which after the second one my doc suggested surgery, but didn't give me complete detail of what she saw besides it looked kind of strange. A mass on my right ovary. I had the ...

Ovarian Carcinosarcoma

  • By LeoKiely · New reply March 26, 2014
  • 15 replies
  • My mother is 77 years old and was diagnosed with ovarian cancer on January 6th. She had the hysterectomy and debulking surgery on January 21st, and the doctor (a gynecological oncologist) told us that ...

Granulosa Cell Tumor

  • By jamtess08 · New reply March 26, 2014
  • 11 replies
  • Hi ladies, I was diagnosed two weeks ago with Granulosa cell tumor. I went to the emergency room with a lot of pain in my stomach. They did an ultrasound and found a 10cm cyst on my right ovary. Sending ...

Interaction Therapy

  • By DocBin · New reply March 26, 2014
  • 7 replies
  • Hi, I'm just diagnosed with ovarian cancer early january this year. I had my surgery last january 8, (tahbso). My chemo is scheduled every 21 days, right after the surgery. Every 2 weeks after chemo i ...

Complex ovarian cyst

  • By TammyT · New reply March 21, 2014
  • 7 replies
  • I am 41 yrs old and was recently diagnosed with a complex ovarian cyst on my left ovary. I had a hysterectomy about 9 1/2 yrs ago and never had any issues. For about a couple of years now, I've been complaining ...

New Here

  • By dandeebeau · New reply March 21, 2014
  • 18 replies
  • I am new to the site and I'm a bit overwhelmed at the moment. So much is happening so quickly. I'll start out my story to 2005 when I had a hysterectomy removing everything except my ovaries (I was 34 ...


  • By Cynthia8265 · New reply March 12, 2014
  • 18 replies
  • I am new to this forum. My name is Cynthia. My good friend was just diagnosed with peritoneal cancer stage 3c. Terrible ascites, also pleural effusion in lung area. Just had her first chemo- carboplatin ...

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