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resurgennce what it means?

  • By sher808 · New reply July 18, 2012
  • 8 replies
  • Hi, My mother was admitted in hospital this week after noticing bloating for over a week. they have told her she has fluid around her lungs and abdomen. the fluid was drained about a quart was taken from ...

23 Year Old newly Dx and unexpected. Stage 1c on right ovary.

  • By Riter · New reply July 17, 2012
  • 26 replies
  • I went to surgery July 3rd to remove what seemed to be just a cyst on my left ovary. It was, it was also borderline low malignancy. But while under the obgyn/onc discovered cancer on the right ovary ...

Naturopath question

  • By kgargr · Posted July 16, 2012
  • 0 replies
  • I was reading the other very long thread, and decided to take my question into a new thread. Can anyone recommend a naturopath in Minneapolis? I don't know if my Mom (77) would go for something like that ...

CA 125

  • By Bmcl · New reply July 16, 2012
  • 15 replies
  • I have had my surgery. Ready to start chemo this week. My CA125 is 1110. Has anyone else had such a high number after surgery ...

Newly Diagnosed

dmsteve1 (Inactive)
  • By dmsteve1 (Inactive) · New reply July 15, 2012
  • 17 replies
  • Some 30 years ago at age 17 I had a huge mass on my ovary. Discovered accidentially. I had my ovary and tube removed. There was no sign of any cancer no follow up meds and I just lived my life. Rently ...

Can ascites be resolved with chemo/radiation therapy?

juanjuan (Inactive)
  • By juanjuan (Inactive) · New reply July 15, 2012
  • 19 replies
  • My mother has fluid in her abdomen which is causing increasing pressure. Has anyone had this condition and how was it treated? Will it go away? Thanks in advance ...

Newly Diagnosed - Borderline Stage 2 Grade 0

  • By aussie_84 · New reply July 13, 2012
  • 12 replies
  • Hi ladies, I'm a newly diagnosed stage II Grade 0 micropapillary serous ovarian cancer patient. I'm only 27. No history of cancer in my family. I have had ovarian cysts for the past 7 or 8 years, but ...


  • By annjacobs · New reply July 13, 2012
  • 15 replies
  • Hi all, mum beautiful 73 year old mum was diagnosed last year 2011 with STage 4 ovarian cancer, multiple mets to her liver, pleural effusion, met to her omentum, spleen. My mum was commenced on Carbo/Taxol ...


  • By juliemartha · New reply July 10, 2012
  • 14 replies
  • Has any one else experienced a clots or multiple ones and it as determined that they were related to their cancer? I have one on the back of my leg which was found with a doppler /CT scan. I am being ...

stage IV

  • By Climb · New reply July 5, 2012
  • 4 replies
  • Hi Everyone! Last year on July 4th, I was on a climbing trip and started coughing up A LOT of blood. After 6 weeks the doctors diagnosed me with stage 4 lung cancer. odd. they gave me a year to live ...

so, is it just me....

  • By raelinsofia · New reply July 3, 2012
  • 26 replies
  • Does anyone else find that they maybe see things differently or feel like their views on life have changed? I am 32 yo, and was diagnosed just after my 31st bday having come out of one surgery to find ...


  • By tbtipps · New reply June 14, 2012
  • 13 replies
  • Hi, My Doctor is Dr.Bodurka at MD Anderson in Houston, Ive known about this cancer since January 17th. Its low grade serous carcinoma.Started taxol/carboplatin on feb 22nd- 3 rounds. Had my CT Scan Saturday ...

New cancer patient, survivors?

  • By Piatortilla · New reply June 6, 2012
  • 19 replies
  • Hi, im 27 and I just got home from a 6 week trip where I discovered I had 3b ovarian cancer and had one ovary removed along with omentum Fallopian tube appendix and lymph nodes. The cancer is still present ...

Newly Dx at 86 quality vs quantity?

  • By AlohaVickie · New reply June 5, 2012
  • 14 replies
  • My name is Vickie, I am a melanoma survivor NED since 2002. My beloved MIL became very ill a few weeks ago from a systemic bacterial infection and in the course of looking for a cause a CT was done. The ...


  • By dollywood904 · New reply May 26, 2012
  • 2 replies
  • I,m dollywood904,I,m just been diagnosed with uterine cancer and almost immediately had a complete hysterectomy it started out as pre cancer but while in surgery my uterus was sent to the lad and cancer ...


  • By Em6040 · New reply May 23, 2012
  • 4 replies
  • Willing to share that we can beat this..... In February I was diagnosed with Stage 4 Colon Cancer after a radical hysterectomy (they originally thought it was Uterine Cancer). The news to my family was ...


  • By tbtipps · New reply May 23, 2012
  • 9 replies
  • I was told I had OVCA in January when they supposly going in for fibroid tumors. I was at a small hospital so they just closed me up and sent off a few biopsy I'm now going to MD Anderson and they are ...

What to expect!!!!!!!!!

  • By OBXACELADY · New reply May 21, 2012
  • 51 replies
  • So lucky but what next. Pain started in late Feb thought I had appendicitis, a trip to emergency room and tests came back negative but indicated something going on with ovaries and tubes. Followed up ...

Would like to talk to...

  • By Amy-mum · New reply May 16, 2012
  • 1 reply
  • Hi, I'm 78 years young (!) and was diagnosed in November 2011 with stage 3 serous papillary oc. I had three lots of carboplatin which stabilised but didn't really reduce so they started me on carbo/taxol ...

Keeping a Promise

  • By lisasarcy · New reply May 14, 2012
  • 10 replies
  • Back in March last year when I was diagnosed with Stage Ic endometrial Ovac, I came here and got so much help. I said that no matter how good my outcome, I'd keep posting and not forget about all the ...

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