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Granulosa Tumour follow ups

katlan
  • By katlan · New reply April 15, 2014
  • 4 replies
  • 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

cathdawg
  • 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

delisdn59
  • 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

Tmac44
  • 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

talktea
  • 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?

msgride
  • By msgride · New reply April 6, 2014
  • 3 replies
  • 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?

kellyvonborstel
  • By kellyvonborstel · New reply April 4, 2014
  • 13 replies
  • 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 ...

GCT

Sasha-Lisa
  • 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 ...

Newly diagnosed ovarian cancer

WarriorChelsea
  • By WarriorChelsea · New reply March 30, 2014
  • 24 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 ...

Ovarian Carcinosarcoma

LeoKiely
  • 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

jamtess08
  • 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

DocBin
  • 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

TammTen
  • By TammTen · 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

dandeebeau
  • 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 ...

Help!

Cynthia8265
  • 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 ...

Numbness in leg after hysterectomy

theterrier
  • By theterrier · New reply March 11, 2014
  • 12 replies
  • Two weeks ago, I had a full abdominal hysterectomy to remove a large (11 inch) tumor on one ovary. (Sorry, I'm not sure which ovary yet, or whether both were involved.) I'm feeling much better now, and ...

Pelvic ultrasound says 11.1 cm mass ct scan says no mass

kmairdh
  • By kmairdh · New reply March 5, 2014
  • 6 replies
  • Hi, I'm totally confused, last week I had a pelvic ultrasound, and my Dr called me 2 hrs laters later and said that a significant solid mass was seen in my lower left abdomen, and that I would need surgery ...

Prophylactic oophorectomy etc even where genetic testing is negative?? Did

Mamamcspud
  • By Mamamcspud · New reply March 5, 2014
  • 29 replies
  • My sister aged 35 has just been newly diagnosed with stage 3 serous ovarian cancer. We are three girls and her oncologist has mentioned about her being screened for brca etc esp as she is so young. I ...

Question about transvaginal ultrasound.

Mimito6
  • By Mimito6 · New reply February 28, 2014
  • 5 replies
  • Hello ladies, forgive me for probably posting in the incorrect area. I saw my gyn last week for my yearly and to discuss my bladder prolapse. When dr did my pelvic she was concerned about a large mass ...

Surgery tomorrow

sherry2310
  • By sherry2310 · New reply February 28, 2014
  • 12 replies
  • Hi All, Finally having my debulking surgery tomorrow, 8am , at Mass General. I had 3 rounds of chemo and the scans looked great! Liver and intestine studding is gone and lymph and breast is almost gone ...

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