What, me worry?

How are you coping with the different emotional issues relating to your treatment and diagnosis?



  • By karengalen · New reply 9:34 am
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  • I am very scared reacurring ovca 3c3 Monday I go for my regular ct but I am going up on the boards the meeting of the minds. I love every day and I'm blessed with I went through 3 surgeries and im on ...

anxious about returning to work

  • By nab219 · New reply April 16, 2014
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  • After one long year of treatment for a reoccurrence I have been cleared to return to work on Monday. I am happy but anxious. I am a private person and imagine my coworkers as thinking of me as the lady ...

Any advice as I wait for surgery and biopsy results?

  • By jusmegste93 · New reply April 8, 2014
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  • Hi. I am 47 and have had ovarian cysts on and off for years. I developed 3 in my right ovary over a year ago. We had taken the wait and see approach until a couple of months ago when they got large and ...

Diagnosed with primary peritoneal cancer two years ago.

  • By JSJ · New reply April 6, 2014
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  • Started out with astronomically high ca-125 numbers. We fought the good fight on the battlegrounds familiar to so many of you: debulking surgery one month after diagnosis: Acites, Cisplatin, Taxol, etc ...


  • By be_123 · New reply April 1, 2014
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  • Just got this dx on March 17th... Very scarred and want visit with others on this cancer, I do get afraid to google this info with the anxiety I get... So any help is nice ...


  • By puffyk · New reply March 29, 2014
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  • I guess I should say should I worry. I finished 18 treatments of Carbo/Taxol for ov stage 4. My ca125 has been 5 and my doctor said I'm doing very well. My most recent bloodwork shows ca is now 8. Should ...

Three years post OCA...does the worry ever go away?

  • By catadorer · New reply March 16, 2014
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  • Hi. i was diagnosed with stage i c in August 2010. So far, so good. However, I wonder if any of you are in my position and what life changes have you engaged in since your diagnosis and also wonder if ...

Elevated CA-125

  • By Susan-F · New reply March 15, 2014
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  • I was diagnosed with stage IIIC back in 2005 and had two surgeries followed by lots of chemo. Have been cancer free since early 2006. My CA-125 has been under five since 2006. Now I just had my test done ...

7cm ovarian cyst with septations. Cancer worry?!

  • By can51985 · New reply February 20, 2014
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  • Hello. Last week I went in for a follow up pelvic and transvaginal ultrasound to check on a large ovarian cyst. My prior ultrasound was from August 2013. The results of my recent ultrasound were as follows ...

Really worried

  • By swtgrl29 · New reply February 17, 2014
  • 3 replies
  • For the past year or so I have been back and forth to my Dr with pain and tenderness in my abdomen. He scheduled several ultrasounds for me, but nothing came up in any of them. A few months ago I started ...

Lots of Questions and No Answers....

  • By patl6006 · New reply February 15, 2014
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  • I had no idea I might be eligible for Disability. I applied yesterday online. I am IIIC and have 3 chemo remaining. I retired in 2010 and last year started my own business. I was actually 14 days from ...

Need help, opinions 17YRSOLD

  • By yeseniaa · New reply February 14, 2014
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  • I'm 17 years old, and not very healthy, I've had during the past 2 years... -Fatigue -Tingling in hands and sometimes in legs -Constipation since August of 2013, have to take medication otherwise I cant ...

abdominal pain

  • By whispers12 · New reply February 12, 2014
  • 14 replies
  • Last post I put up was that my mom was in hospice. She passed feb 7. The reason I open with this is not for sympathy but to let you know the reason I have out off seeing my doc for 3 weeks. I have had ...

1st Lap Scheduled for Wed

  • By rfs78 · New reply February 10, 2014
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  • Hi, I am new here. Here is a little background on me. I am 35 years old and have 2 kids ages 3 and 5. About 8 years ago I had to have emergency surgery to remove a 12cm cyst on my left ovary, as a result ...

Need advice about elevated CA 125

  • By KarenLH · New reply February 10, 2014
  • 10 replies
  • I finished chemo a Dec. 31st, 2012. Jan 21st ,2013 was told i was in remission and things have been going great. Today I went to the oncologist (go every three months) he said everything looked and felt ...

ovarian cancer cardiff

  • By janer66 · New reply January 27, 2014
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  • Hi is there anyone in the cardiff area suffering from ovarian cancer , would love to meet up with someone with the same cancer as me, i am feeling low and anxious at the moment and find it hard to talk ...

Expecting too much???

  • By camille2000 · New reply January 23, 2014
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  • I was going to do a journal entry, and probably still will, but have a nagging and uneasy feeling Would appreciate opinions. Last week I had on Monday CT scan and Tuesday appt to see dr. As I had now ...

I am so worried and frustrated. Feeling ignored and need support/advice

  • By emzie1007 · New reply January 19, 2014
  • 38 replies
  • I posted recently in this forum about some issues i have had recently. Frequent/urgency of urination, and a urinalysis that showed blood in the urine. I know that blood in the urine is not usually a sign ...

Ultrasound and worried

  • By CDG56 · New reply January 19, 2014
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  • Hello Ladies, I am 57, post menopause, and worried. I had experienced some post menopausal spotting so last January I had an U/S that showed a thickened endometrial stripe for which I had a D&C and hystseroscopy ...

I have my pelvic ultrasound scan tuesday!

  • By emzie1007 · New reply January 18, 2014
  • 6 replies
  • Finally going to get an answer to my worries. I was just wondering if anyone else out there had a pelvic ultrasound to detect their cancer, and if anyone knows how accurate these scans are ...

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