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How do you stay in remission?

  • By Leighab · New reply 3:49 pm
  • 8 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 ...

Tamoxifen & Ovarian Cancer

  • By DeniseH64 · New reply 12:32 pm
  • 8 replies
  • Hi Everyone I am new to this. My mother has recurring ovarian cancer and has now been diagnosed Tamoxifen. Has anyone taken this drug? If so, did it work? Thank you everyone x ...

Lymph node recurrence?

  • By Joanla · New reply yesterday at 2:43 pm
  • 17 replies
  • My CA125 is normal. PET scan shows abnormal uptake in large inguinal nodes. I do have inflammatory changes of perineum that could do this. Anybody have marker sensitive tumor with no increase in marker ...


  • By xanthic · New reply April 16, 2014
  • 21 replies
  • My CT scan from yesterday`was NED, clear and clean. My history is that, in a few weeks, I'll have a four year "cancerversary," measured from the date of my optimal debulking surgery. I'm 3C, high grade ...

I learned today that I'm having my first recurrence.

  • By suzyq62xoxo · New reply April 15, 2014
  • 29 replies
  • My CA-125 went up to 70 last month. Today it is 700, and there are visible signs of disease in the CT scan (3 lymph nodes, a thickening of my peritoneal wall, and a bit of fluid in one lung). I also have ...

Help! Lymph Nodes in Neck?

  • By serenitysf · New reply April 10, 2014
  • 12 replies
  • Hoping someone might be familiar with this - I'm on vacation and noticed 3 nodes in my neck - in vertical line - not sure what to think - I'm in New Orleans area - anyone dealt with this before - most ...

Borderline recurrence question

  • By Birdstheword · New reply April 10, 2014
  • 8 replies
  • I'll try to keep this short.... I had a 12cm tumor removed from right ovary by a regular gyno in 2008 that was diagnosed as stage 1 boarderline. I had a child in 2010. I do follow ups 2x a year with gyn-onc ...

What to do?

  • By gmp0129 · New reply April 9, 2014
  • 8 replies
  • My mother lives south of Tampa and was diagnosed with ovarian cancer by Moffit in February 2012. My mother had significant ascites fluid which is how she was originally diagnosed in the hospital. After ...

Prayers Please?

  • By suzyq62xoxo · New reply April 9, 2014
  • 28 replies
  • Hi All, Next Monday I'm going to hhave my CA125 retaken because it spiked last month. Please, if you get a moment, would you pray that my CA125 has gone down and I'm still in remission? Thank you! Huggggs ...

Sono photo dynamic therapy

  • By MGravenhorst · New reply April 8, 2014
  • 8 replies
  • Hello, everybody, My mom was diagnosed with Ovarian Cancer stage III in May 2012. She went through surgery and chemo and for 1,6 years she was stable. She was taking many supplements as Salvestrols, Paw ...

Has anyone used Dr. Bruckner NY

  • By Barbara90 · New reply April 8, 2014
  • 18 replies
  • Hello. I have serous Fallopian tube carcinoma diagnosed in May of 2012. I am now having a recurrence. It is on my liver and pushing on my diaphragm. I have seen several oncologists for next step options ...

Recurrent granulosa cell and BEP

  • By Abl725 · New reply April 5, 2014
  • 10 replies
  • I am curious if anyone out there has done BEP chemo after a recurrent granulosa cell tumor? I am 40 years old, had my first episode of granulosa 14 years ago had my ovary and tube removed. This second ...

Can backache be bone cancer?

  • By YoungGrandma · New reply April 2, 2014
  • 11 replies
  • I finished chemo in Nov and have had good follow up appointments. Dr says I am in remission; however for the last month I've been having pain in my left side and upper back. I only have one kidney so ...

CA 125 jumped from 6 to 70

  • By suzyq62xoxo · New reply March 28, 2014
  • 10 replies
  • Hi all, I was Dx with Primary Peritoneal Cancer stage IIIc (a form of ovarian cancer) in July 2012. I went into remission in October of that year, and have been fortunate to be part of an immunization ...

very low ca125 three months after chemo

  • By elainehofheimer · New reply March 28, 2014
  • 8 replies
  • Hi, my name is Elaine and I finished my chemo three months ago for stage IV ovarian cancer. My ca125 consistently decreased during chemo and is now at 3. Is it normal to expect that this is still due ...

borderline ovarian cancer

  • By Kasiora21 · New reply March 27, 2014
  • 6 replies
  • Hello, I am glad I found this forum. Hopefully I will get some feed back from you guys. In 2006 I was diognosed with Stage IIIc borderline serous ovarian tumor. My doctor performed fertlility spering ...

OVBRAN- Ovarian cancer

  • By OVBRAN · New reply March 25, 2014
  • 2 replies
  • My wife has been on daily cyclophosmanide for her 3rd recurrence of ovarian cancer. This is after receiving carboplatin/Taxol for first line.The on first recurrence again carboplatin/Taxol until developing ...

My HIPEC is Scheduled

  • By lindyjean · New reply March 24, 2014
  • 12 replies
  • Members- I am now scheduled for HIPEC on April 7 at UPMC, Pittsburgh. I have currently finished my IV chemo for my first recurrence. My CA125 was 700 at the start of the chemo and is now 18. The procedure ...

pain under my ribs

  • By psa2012 · New reply March 19, 2014
  • 3 replies
  • hi teal sisters, after losing a good tealsister/ chemo body 2 mos ago. i feel uneasy lately. my last chemo is ayear ago and i was diagnosed with ovca3c. for 2 wks now i feel pain under my rib and radiates ...

HIPEC without debulking

  • By lindyjean · New reply March 17, 2014
  • 19 replies
  • Has anyone had the HIPEC treatment without having a debulking (cytoreduction) immediately before the HIPEC? The HIPEC can be done laparoscopically, so the large midline incision (typical debulking entry ...

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