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taxol

mounser
  • By mounser · New reply April 18, 2014
  • Discussion in Treatment · 7 replies
  • Hi to all . Has anyone had taxol on its own ? I have it weekly and get on very well apart from itching. Has anybody experienced this side effect. It really is quite annoying although portion does take ...

Ascities Remedies?

suzyq62xoxo
  • By suzyq62xoxo · New reply April 18, 2014
  • Discussion in Treatment · 28 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 ...

accupuncture ladies?

berriesandlimes
  • By berriesandlimes · New reply April 18, 2014
  • Discussion in Just for fun · 4 replies
  • I've had 2 accupuncture treatments (for pain mgmnt mostly) and good results, the gentleman who works on me is a MD whp also practices Chinese medicine, herbs, supplements and the like. This is my first ...

Has anyone had chemo with platelets at 85?

Mes1103
  • By Mes1103 · New reply April 18, 2014
  • Discussion in Treatment · 13 replies
  • Good afternoon, everyone. It will be 4 weeks since my last Taxol/Carbo infusion on Friday (4/18), my oncologist has had my blood tested every Wednesday to see how low my platelets dropped between infusions ...

Tamoxifen & Ovarian Cancer

DeniseH64
  • By DeniseH64 · New reply April 18, 2014
  • Discussion in Recurrence · 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 ...

Do you believe gratitude is good for your health?

SandySTL
  • By SandySTL · New reply April 18, 2014
  • Discussion in Just for fun · 6 replies
  • My sister gave me a gratitude box, with 52 thank you cards and a journal to track all you are thankful for. I have been doing this for 3 months. It is amazing the feedback you get when people receive ...

Hernia

M446
  • By M446 · New reply April 18, 2014
  • Discussion in Side effects of treatment · 12 replies
  • My niece completed IV taxol, IV cisplatin as well as IP approx 1 year ago. She has now developed bilateral hernias. Gyn-onc says it's a complication from Debukling surgery plus IP port. Seeing a surgeon ...

Avastin is rougher than I was told!

msc1939
  • By msc1939 · New reply April 18, 2014
  • Discussion in Treatment · 29 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 ...

worried

karengalen
  • By karengalen · New reply April 18, 2014
  • Discussion in What, me worry? · 2 replies
  • 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 ...

Newly diagnosed ovarian cancer

WarriorChelsea
  • By WarriorChelsea · New reply April 17, 2014
  • Discussion in Newly diagnosed · 31 replies
  • Hello everyone! My name is Chelsea, I'm 20 years old. January 4th they discovered a 12 inch tumor, which happened to be my right ovary. They took it out 3 days later and found that it was cancerous. I ...

Groin lymph node recurrence .

Joanla
  • By Joanla · New reply April 17, 2014
  • Discussion in Treatment · 5 replies
  • I finished chemo nov 2012. I was 3C . Now have bilateral inguinal node recurrence. I can just take doxil or wait until my marker goes above normal . I asked about radiation or micro surgery. He didn't ...

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

RJFar
  • By RJFar · New reply April 17, 2014
  • Journal · 8 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 ...

Oncologist Appointment on Thursday

Alijda
  • By Alijda · New reply April 17, 2014
  • Journal · 12 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 ...

Lymph node recurrence?

Joanla
  • By Joanla · New reply April 17, 2014
  • Discussion in Recurrence · 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 ...

Finish chemo

Sissy45
  • By Sissy45 · New reply April 17, 2014
  • Discussion in Good news · 6 replies
  • Today after 17 months of chemo I finally took the last one today . My Ca 125 is down to 16 but waiting on ct scan Monday to confirm it ...

avastin and small intestine ulcer

rlf
  • By rlf · New reply April 17, 2014
  • Discussion in Treatment · 1 reply
  • Has anyone experienced a small intestine ulcer while taking avastin. I sucessfully used this drug for a year 3 years ago. My cancer recurred in December and I started chemo in January. After 4 treatments ...

PARP Inhibitor Experience?

SuzyQ62
  • By SuzyQ62 · New reply April 17, 2014
  • Discussion in Treatment · 15 replies
  • Hi Everyone, Has anyone been in a PARP Inhibitor clinical trial? How has it been for you? Does it clear up ascites? Huggggs and love, Suzy ...

Teal Gals please Help, my ca125 was a 4. however...

RJFar
  • By RJFar · New reply April 17, 2014
  • Discussion in Side effects of treatment · 20 replies
  • I been out of treatment for one year. Every 4 months I got my ca125 done . It started at 7 then in four months it was 7.5 then 8 then 8.5. This week not up but it cut in half at 4. Yes this is great ...

Advice , new here

Unimum
  • By Unimum · New reply April 16, 2014
  • Discussion in Help desk · 7 replies
  • Hi all Been reading all your posts and just need advice really. Had a hysterectomy 6 yrs ago and about 8 wks back I had some bleeding Have since had transvaginal scan that I was told of I g could be seen ...

It's been a bumpy ride!

fmaccool
  • By fmaccool · New reply April 16, 2014
  • Discussion in Side effects of treatment · 6 replies
  • Hi there, My partner (also on here) started her first chemo on Friday but not before our 6 year old son had to be home sick with a raging fever and chest cough. We had to get a neighbour to watch him ...

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