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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 ...

A bit discourgaed.

  • By xanthic · New reply January 12, 2013
  • 23 replies
  • My CA125 from yesterday is now 19, up from 13 in Dec. and from 9 in Sept. I get PET/CT scans on Monday and I'm expecting they will show another recurrence. I recurred in Feb. after a 15 month first remission ...

Tamoxifen for recurrence

  • By sdcindy · New reply January 11, 2013
  • 19 replies
  • Hi Everyone...I've been in touch with a potential new member...she was wondering if I have heard of any survivors with possbile recurrence going on Tamoxifen as a treatment? Have any of you heard of this ...

Ascites drained on Monday

  • By Mhs · New reply January 6, 2013
  • 11 replies
  • I am the middle of a clinical trial for my first recurrence. Dx January 2012 .weekly taxol and carbo every three with great results. Ended treatment in June, started a trial/maintenance of ca2103. October ...

Fear of Recurrance

  • By Noovaries · New reply January 4, 2013
  • 6 replies
  • Knock on wood I have been cancer-free since August of 2011. January 2012 - April 2012 I was feeling great about life. The Insurance Company sent papers for my GP to complete and he felt I was ready to ...

Has anyone with MMMT used Clearity for Molecular Profiling?

  • By dmiller · New reply January 4, 2013
  • 10 replies
  • Has anyone with Recurrent OVCA with MMMT used a Molecular Profiling company called Clearity? If so, please give me feedback on your experience and/or results. I do not have a current tissue sample for ...


  • By trackgirl · New reply December 31, 2012
  • 8 replies
  • It seems to me that everytime my cancer has come back I break out in hives before hand. Its almost like my body tells me before the tests do. Does anyone else have this problem/issue ...

After 7 months the cancer is back.....

  • By Weeksmun · New reply December 21, 2012
  • 18 replies
  • Just found out yesterday that my PET scan showed activity in my nodes - so I start on Doxil and Carboplatin 1st week in Jan. for 6 months. Anyone else reoccur so soon, and if so do you have any good advice ...

Stage 1a clear cell carcinoma

  • By Callie2011 · New reply December 21, 2012
  • 2 replies
  • Are there many of you out there who have had a recurrence with stage 1a clear cell carcinoma ...

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