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elevated ca125 after 10 years

  • By nab219 · New reply February 19, 2013
  • 18 replies
  • I WAS treated for stage 2 ovca ten yrs ago including surgery and 6 rounds of chemo. Thanks to God I did well and thought this was behind me. Last week my ann ual ca125 was 25. I feel fine but my regular ...

Calcified Mass

  • By fran24 · New reply February 18, 2013
  • 4 replies
  • I was wondering if anyone had a report of calcified mass on their C-Scan. My c-scan says a large calcified density in the posterior stable in appearance. I am assuming if it is calcified it will not leave ...

WHat should we expect in progression of PPC

  • By atmcc · New reply February 16, 2013
  • 7 replies
  • My mom was diagnosed with Primary Peritoneal Cancer in April 2012. The disease had spread to the omentum by the time it was discovered. She had 4 courses of carbo followed by debulking surgery and another ...

rising ca-125

  • By chetlehey · New reply February 13, 2013
  • 6 replies
  • hi all, i am 32 months post surgery for stage III b (high grade) epithelial ovarian ca. my ca-125 held steady between 6-8 for 2 1/2 years, and then tripled within just weeks, but no evidence (yet?) of ...

Remission after 1st recurrance

  • By ccaz · New reply February 13, 2013
  • 10 replies
  • I had a recurrance 7 months after completing Carbo/Taxol. Finished 12 rounds of Gemzar/Cisplatin/Avastin in December. Pet last week is clean and CA is 4.5. My question...... has anyone out there had a ...

CA-125 Rise

  • By IKajtezovic · New reply February 8, 2013
  • 6 replies
  • Hello Everyone, My mom was diagnosed with Ovarian Cancer Stage 4 in November 2011, she went through with a major surgery (full hysterectomy) and after that completed 6 round of chemo (Carboplatin and ...

bad news

  • By nab219 · New reply February 8, 2013
  • 19 replies
  • I posted before about my ca125 going up to 25 then 27 and no clinical signs. I had a cat scan last wed and got the results today 3 suspicious areas at the vaginal cuff, right lower quandrant tumor 4cm ...

Good News about Micropappilary serous carcinoma

  • By Dardyr · New reply February 7, 2013
  • 6 replies
  • Hi, It's been awhile since I've been here to write anything because the news of my sister was staying the same, but we finally got some good news. We have been told by so many Drs. that up to this point ...

Respect the Hives

  • By trackgirl · New reply February 2, 2013
  • 4 replies
  • Some of you may remember a few weeks ago I was stressing about a lot of things and started breaking out in hives. I mentioned that that past 3 times I had hives my cancer was back. Well, I was right ...

Tumor fever

  • By Linn1 · New reply January 25, 2013
  • 14 replies
  • I'm late stage declining in health status, tumors increasing, chemos failing. Recently diagnosed with tumor fevers along with night sweats. Just wondered if anyone else has been given this diagnosis ...

How many recurrences?

  • By xanthic · New reply January 25, 2013
  • 23 replies
  • What's the most recurrences any of you have had? What was the remission time between each recurrence. As many of you know, I've had my first and now second recurrence within six and a half months. The ...


  • By xanthic · New reply January 24, 2013
  • 30 replies
  • My surgeon has decided not to operate. The new tumor is under the liver and he said he'd have to remove half my right colon and resect to get it. That would leave me with a chronic diarrhea problem. He ...

Caelyx - Any success stories?

  • By ballinafad · New reply January 19, 2013
  • 6 replies
  • I recently posted about my allergic reaction to Carbo. I met with my oncologist today and he told me my reaction was so severe he will not entertain any more carbo and that I have a 20% chance of a reaction ...


  • By nab219 · New reply January 19, 2013
  • 4 replies
  • I have posted previously. After 11 yrs my ca125 went up to 25 then 27 6 wks later. I resaw my gyn/pnc who found nothing. I am scheduled for a ct scan in 10 days. I had a 2 day gi flu last week and since ...


  • By lisa69 · New reply January 19, 2013
  • 9 replies
  • Okay, DON'T KNOW WHERE TO BEGIN BUT i THINK i NEED SOME HELP GAINING CONTROL OF THIS HORRIBLE C WORD. Diagnosed in late July of 2011. Had a weekend to absorb the fact I had stage 3c. Had surgery August ...

VERY bad news.

  • By xanthic · New reply January 18, 2013
  • 36 replies
  • So my CT/PET from yesterday has a second recurrence with a new 1.8 X 2.1 centimeter tumor on my transverse colon. It's the same place it formed last Feb. Also, the PET lit up and showed activity in my ...

Sucess with Alternative Therapy

  • By chicago7 · New reply January 18, 2013
  • 29 replies
  • Hi everyone, My mother was diagnosed with stage 4 ovarian in november 2009. She has had the debulking surgery and been on all kinds of chemo; carbo,taxol, avastin, navelbine, etc. Now her doctor is saying ...

Bad News/Good News- I will save my tumor

  • By Hanan · New reply January 17, 2013
  • 9 replies
  • Sisters, I have bad news, My cancer has recurred! It disappeared for a while I couldn't get myself to talk to you all! I am so scared! I guess there cant be any worse news than this for me.......God news ...

Hippocrates Clinic

  • By caroln777 · New reply January 14, 2013
  • 1 reply
  • Has anyone with a recurrence gone to Hippocrates? I believe they do detox and use nutritional approach. Considering this vs. another regimen of chemo. Anyone try this and have success ...

single agent vs double agent

  • By linderbin · New reply January 13, 2013
  • 9 replies
  • I have two drs. one a gyn/onologist the other a med oncologist. Both recommending different treatments for recurrence. Gyn/Onc want carbo and doxil the other just doxil. Any feedback on sucess or failures ...

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