Ovarian cancer

Share your personal experience with ovarian cancer. Discuss your treatments, share information you've learned along the way, and discuss strategies for screening and prevention.


85 started chemo

  • By Catlady85 · Posted March 16, 2014
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  • I am new to this site, I am very interested any any input about OC. I have stage 4 OC. I am a 35 year breast cancer survivor, without chemo. Chemo is new to me. So far I am doing pretty good. I do have ...

Ovarian Cancer Support Group via Toll-Free Telephone – March 12

  • By Barbara_C · Posted March 3, 2014
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  • Support Connection Inc. is a not-for-profit organization offering free and confidential support services to people affected by ovarian and breast cancer. Once a month, Support Connection offers an ongoing ...


  • By CJ1 · New reply February 9, 2014
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  • Hi everyone...I'm Carol. I havn't been on in a really long time but I need some positive feelings. My sister-in-law who is 51 has MS. In October, she had a clot go from her lung to her heart. She died ...


  • By CJ1 · Posted January 16, 2014
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  • My name is Carol. My sister-in-law has MS. In October, she had blood clots from her lung into her heart. She medically died 3 times. She came home after 2 weeks because it was touch and go. The found ...

Newbie looking for support

  • By redheadwithc · New reply January 15, 2014
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  • Hi everyone. I have been lurking here for a few weeks waiting to write something and add my story. 5 years ago, I had a total hysterectomy due to uterine cancer and afterwards it showed I had ovarian ...

Always with confidence and prayer

  • By plantsingarden · Posted September 19, 2013
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  • Back in 2009 I was diagnosed with overian cancer, they seem to have removed it all, although I had to have treatments of chemotherpy, about 6 months later I still was not feeling very well and to discover ...

Hi all

  • By Deannie58 · New reply June 25, 2013
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  • Just a question for everyone. I have had pain on and off in both ovaries at times.I had a partial hysterectomy about five years ago now and wondered if i still needed to be checked as often after doing ...

Terrified Newbie

  • By HopeImakeit · New reply April 23, 2013
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  • Just got pathology report indicating Metastic Carcinoma pelvic Lymph nodes shows sheets of tumor cells without squamoid or glandulzr differentiation. Tumor cells are medium to large sized with slightly ...

dealing with denial

  • By helplessinPa · New reply March 24, 2013
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  • I am the boyfriend of a woman who in 2010 was diagnosed with ovarian 3c cancer.It wasnt long before surgery happened and the Dr said at this time, 2 years was about all the time she had. at that time ...

Fashion Show for Ovarian Cancer

  • By DocIt · Posted November 7, 2012
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  • Doc It Foundation is hosting it's first Fashio Show to raise awareness for ovarian cancer. It's tomorrow!! At the Railroad Museum in Zoo Miami from 6-9 pm. Hope everyone can make it!! Live entertainment ...

New OVCA Research

  • By kmarienap · Posted February 13, 2012
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  • Sarasota Memorial Hospital, Sarasota Fl Dr. James Fiorica formerly from HG Moffit Head of womens gynegological cancer unit at SMH This was my surgeon. He pushed for this and got it! If you can, pull up ...

ssd ?

  • By againreally · Posted September 4, 2011
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  • hi all, i am new to this and have a question or two. i am considering applying for ssd and have read some of the past messages about it. what brought me to it was being let go at my job for having memory ...

Topotekan side effects

  • By dmiller · Posted July 2, 2011
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  • This is my 4th recurrence. All previous treatments were with carbol/taxol. My Oncologist says it is time to change drugs. I am now on topotekan 3 times wk for 1 1/2 each day every 3 weeks. I am having ...

Ovarian Cancer support group in Tampa Bay

  • By kss1204 · Posted June 2, 2011
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  • 1st Tuesday of each month... Next meeting 6/7/2011 6:30pm Ovarian and other Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Ovacome Support Group Meeting Pinellas County, Florida Meeting information: Where: The Garden House ...

dental work / insomnia and more

  • By victoriasf · New reply February 4, 2011
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  • hello Ladies! i need your advise on 3 issues. #1 -2 weeks ago i had my first carbo/taxol and next week i am due again. last tonight i have developed toothache and feels like my cheeck is swallen.it is ...

My Spouse is angry with me

  • By Sophie1346 · New reply November 17, 2010
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  • My husband goes out of his way to start fights with me. Why does he hate me? It's not my fault that I am dying of cancer. The anger is so bad that I wish god would take me now ...

Symptoms of recurrence

  • By dmiller · Posted November 14, 2010
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  • Does anyone experience symptoms before an ovarian cancer recurrence that they are aware of ...

Hot....all the time

  • By Madge · New reply November 14, 2010
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  • ovarian cancer 3C since 2006..... I am always hot...sweating and hot...Love the winter, hate the summer...anyone feeling/felt the same way? This is not hot flushes anymore, have had millions of those ...

Seeking a Case Study

  • By gabrielleseekscase · New reply October 1, 2010
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  • Hello, I am studying acupuncture and herbology, and researching ovarian cancer for a paper. I am seeking a case study, and wondering if anyone is interested. I would be happy to share my final research ...

recurrence and new chemo plan

  • By Diane11 · New reply September 9, 2010
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  • Hi group, Again it's me, Diane; my sister has had a recurrece of her ovarian cancer. She was in remission for 3 years - had bad side effects (neuropathy) from her first go round with chemo of paclitaxel ...

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