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Avastin is rougher than I was told!

msc1939
  • By msc1939 · Posted April 14, 2014
  • Discussion in Treatment · 21 replies
  • Why does my doctor always toss it off so lightly, "just a little bone and joint pain", as if it's too minor to worry about? And why do I keep falling for it? Maybe I'm becoming soft in my old age. After ...

Only time will tell, but its not talking...

RJFar
  • By RJFar · Posted April 13, 2014
  • Journal · 7 replies
  • Just in the nic of time my nose report came in Basel cell. I can live with it. I was told it has to grow back since they think they got the margins. Now we have Friday the 11 th. Saw the oncologist. Waiting ...

Update on my sister Connie.

Yesterday
  • By Yesterday · Posted April 13, 2014
  • Discussion in Caregivers and family members · 31 replies
  • Hello Everyone! First I would like to thank you all for your notes of encouragement. It has been so helpful to me. My sister was released from the hospital to my care yesterday, she arrived by ambulance ...

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Oncologist Appointment on Thursday

Alijda
  • By Alijda · Posted April 13, 2014
  • Journal · 11 replies
  • I have my first appointment with the Oncologist this Thursday and I am very nervous about this consultation as hearing statistics is not what anyone likes to hear as only The Good Lord knows the day and ...

VIDEO OF ROBOTIC SURGERY/HYSTERECTOMY

Elenitsa
  • By Elenitsa · Posted April 13, 2014
  • Discussion in Ovarian Cancer National Conference · 2 replies
  • dOES ANYONE KNOW WHICH SITE TO GO ON TO FIND A VIDEO OF ROBOTIC SURGERY....TOTAL HYSTERECTOMY, DEBULKING & REMOVING THE OMENTUM ??? HOPEFULLY SOMEONE OUT THERE CAN HELP ME, I WOULD BE INTERESTED TO SEE ...

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hungy
  • By hungy · Posted April 13, 2014
  • Discussion in Ovarian clear cell carcinoma · 6 replies
  • What regiments of chemos have worked for you (anyone) with clear cell ...

ovarian cancer

hungy
  • By hungy · Posted April 13, 2014
  • Discussion in Ovarian clear cell carcinoma · 10 replies
  • Does anyone have any suggestions on how to keep constipation, bloating and gas away after chemo ...

OCCC spread to lungs liver and bones

julie96
  • By julie96 · Posted April 12, 2014
  • Discussion in Ovarian clear cell carcinoma · 5 replies
  • Hi, My sister is 58 and was diagnosed with OCCC in her Endometrium last May. She had a total hysterectomy and then given 6 months Chemo and 5 weeks radiation therapy. She got told she was 'all clear ...

My sister has a couple days to two weeks.

Yesterday
  • By Yesterday · Posted April 11, 2014
  • Discussion in Caregivers and family members · 35 replies
  • I have posted before and you all were such a help! I previously told you how sick my sister was and that she said she didn't want to live this way, and wanted our mother to come down for her. The last ...

Ascities Remedies?

suzyq62xoxo
  • By suzyq62xoxo · Posted April 11, 2014
  • Discussion in Treatment · 24 replies
  • Hi everyone, I'm at least a week away from being able to begin treatments for my recurrence. Unfortunately I'm also starting to build up the dreaded ascities. Can anyone tell me if there are any kind ...

anxious about returning to work

nab219
  • By nab219 · Posted April 10, 2014
  • Discussion in What, me worry? · 11 replies
  • 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 ...

Help with information

PattyKey
  • By PattyKey · Posted April 10, 2014
  • Discussion in OCNA news and information · 6 replies
  • Hi everybody. I am trying to gather handouts, pamphlets, educational materials on ovarian cancer for our team in an upcoming Relay for Life event. I'm not sure where to begin. At past relays I have given ...

Blood Work

JulieV
  • By JulieV · Posted April 10, 2014
  • Discussion in Treatment · 6 replies
  • Hi everyone. I am in remission from Ovarian 3C 5 years and I am very, very grateful. I have been going to my Gynecological Oncologist every six months and now at the 5 Yr. mark is goes to one year which ...

managing early menopause symptoms

Kasiora21
  • By Kasiora21 · Posted April 10, 2014
  • Discussion in Side effects of treatment · 11 replies
  • Hi all, I am 32 and I just had my second ovary removed due to borderline ovarian cancer recurrence. That of course put me into early menopause. So far I have been getting hot flashes and they are pretty ...

adopting after borderline ovarian cancer

Kasiora21
  • By Kasiora21 · Posted April 10, 2014
  • Discussion in Help desk · 0 replies
  • Hi everybody, I just recently had a borderline ovarian cancer recurrence and had my last ovary out because my doctor couldn't save it, but no other treatment needed just follow up. I am 32 and already ...

The NED film

shela
  • By shela · Posted April 9, 2014
  • Discussion in OCNA news and information · 7 replies
  • Wanted to share with everyone a wonderful film that was shown recently at Sibley Hospital in DC where a group of gyn. oncologists have formed a rock band and perform all over the country. It probably ...

PharmGirl

lifeisgrand
  • By lifeisgrand · Posted April 9, 2014
  • Discussion in In memoriam · 26 replies
  • We lost a true warrior today. For those who have been here awhile, back in 2009/10 she went thru so much but managed to fight her way back. Tougher than nails she was. Join us tonight if you can and light ...

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

suzyq62xoxo
  • By suzyq62xoxo · Posted April 9, 2014
  • Discussion in Recurrence · 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 ...

Special promotion for first 150 attendees who register for the conference

Amanda_OCNA
  • By Amanda_OCNA · Posted April 9, 2014
  • Discussion in Ovarian Cancer National Conference · 1 reply
  • We are thrilled to announce a special promotion for attendees who register early for our 2014 Ovarian Cancer National Conference. Each of the first 150 attendees who register by May 15, 2014, will receive ...

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