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Rheumatoid Arthritis and OC

linbel
  • By linbel · New reply March 2, 2014
  • In Help desk · 3 replies
  • I am a worried daughter of a mom with advanced ovarian cancer. She has already completed 6 cycles of Carbo/Taxil and was not able to have debulking surgery after that due to discovery of unexpected additional ...

colostomy

ReeRee51
  • By ReeRee51 · New reply March 2, 2014
  • In Side effects of treatment · 10 replies
  • I was diagnosed with Stage 4 primary peritoneal cancer and quite a bit of my small intestine was removed. From the surgery two years ago I have had chronic diarrhea and now have no control and constantly ...

Allergic reaction to Carbo

Sissy45
  • By Sissy45 · New reply March 2, 2014
  • In Treatment · 17 replies
  • Just wanted to know what did the drs. Put you on after allergic reaction Carbo .yesterday went for the 4 cycle of Gemzar/carbo/ avastin. Had a bad reaction to carbo. An thanks to everyone who replies ...

Understanding Neuropathy

Petra1959
  • By Petra1959 · New reply March 2, 2014
  • In Side effects of treatment · 28 replies
  • I'll admit, I don't understand this side effect that has plagued since the middle of treatment, about 6 months. In spite of the name, it is not really "pain" for me, but just numbness. It makes it hard ...

Weird

bettyboop43
  • By bettyboop43 · New reply March 1, 2014
  • In Side effects of treatment · 10 replies
  • The weird thing is is that the joint pain is getting worse instead of better after treatment. It's in my knees my ankles my fingers my wrists it's moving now to my elbows my shoulders. As long as I'm ...

Sore throat infection

Shabaranks
  • By Shabaranks · New reply March 1, 2014
  • In Treatment · 4 replies
  • I have chemo in two days and I,m down with a very bad sore throat and chills and aches and pains. Will they still give me treatment or should I ring them Monday ...

Topotecan and Avastin

juggs
  • By juggs · New reply March 1, 2014
  • In Recurrence · 4 replies
  • if anyone has had this combination for recurrence would you please give any and all info. Thanks my wife will start this on 06 March. We have been fighting since this beast cince 2005. Sending out prayers ...

Can't swallow pills?

QueensKnight
  • By QueensKnight · New reply March 1, 2014
  • In Side effects of treatment · 15 replies
  • My wife has been struggling for weeks now with vomiting. The nurses say that Gemzar chemo doesn't cause it. The pharmaceutical information sheets show that many of her current drugs including Gemzar cause ...

Nervous and worried about caelyx chemo

Shabaranks
  • By Shabaranks · New reply March 1, 2014
  • In Recurrence · 6 replies
  • I,m due to start caelyx chemo Tuesday next week. The oncologist said to use ice pack on hands because it heats up the body. Would really appreciate tips on being prepared and what to expect. I have already ...

My wife & Ovarian Cancer

Hasan123
  • By Hasan123 · New reply March 1, 2014
  • In Recurrence · 11 replies
  • Hi All This is the best web I have ever seen, My wife 30 years has Ovarian Ca stage 3, she did 4 chemo then she was taken for pritonectomy, HIPC, splenectomy and left hemicolectomy (it was a big surgery ...

Low burden of disease recurrence

pinguino
  • By pinguino · New reply March 1, 2014
  • In Treatment · 11 replies
  • I will be starting six rounds of Gemzar and Carboplatin this Friday after a three-year remission. I have a very small burden of apparent disease (it was biopsied but the biopsy results were inconclusive ...

Question about transvaginal ultrasound.

Mimito6
  • By Mimito6 · New reply February 28, 2014
  • In Newly diagnosed · 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 ...

chemo brain

gameygal40
  • By gameygal40 · New reply February 28, 2014
  • In Just for fun · 23 replies
  • OK, I've been at work for 6 hours and just discovered that I have one black shoe and one brown shoe. Can I blame this on chemo brain ...

faulty gene

mounser
  • By mounser · New reply February 28, 2014
  • In Treatment · 15 replies
  • Hi all . Is anyone here with ovc stage 3 and braca 2 positive . Would like to here from u . Many thanks. Mounser ...

Surgery tomorrow

sherry2310
  • By sherry2310 · New reply February 28, 2014
  • In Newly diagnosed · 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 ...

Clear cell carcinoma. Stage 3c

bwlsn
  • By bwlsn · New reply February 28, 2014
  • In Treatment · 2 replies
  • Greetings, I am posting for my sister who is currently in the hospital battling clear cell and has had a very tough time. I am asking the community for any information on chemo and information regarding ...

Liver mets

Nandia2
  • By Nandia2 · New reply February 27, 2014
  • In Recurrence · 13 replies
  • I was 10 years NED!! Thought I was home free! In may of '13 developed my first recurrence. 3 areas on bowel and widespread hepatic mets (epithelial endometrial) after 9 treatments with carbo/taxol everything ...

In case you missed the opportunity to partiipate!

OvCaMom
  • By OvCaMom · New reply February 27, 2014
  • In Advocacy · 1 reply
  • About 6 week ago, I posted a request for women to complete a survey about risks and protective factors for ovarian and other cancers. Any woman (with or without cancer) over the age of 18 who reads English ...

Cold sores

MamaRoo
  • By MamaRoo · New reply February 26, 2014
  • In Side effects of treatment · 7 replies
  • I have had a cold sore once in my life and I was about 6 years old. I now have another one - could it be from the chemo? Has anyone else had these ...

Question about Chemo

Cyberdid1
  • By Cyberdid1 · New reply February 26, 2014
  • In Newly diagnosed · 39 replies
  • I was diagnosed with ovarian cancer on January 31, 2014 when my gyn thought he was taking out a cyst on my right ovary. He took out both ovaries and fallipan tubes. Pathology came back with serios ephitical ...

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