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lipodox (doxil) opinion needed

  • By Jeona · New reply April 22, 2013
  • 9 replies
  • I am on lipodox( doxil) once in four weeks. I had my first round of lipodox on April 8. Before it I was on carbo & taxol I had three round of this and ca125 droped on 376 ( from 2000 when I started it ...

Preventing recurrence of Primary Peritoneal Carcinoma

  • By MiracleLori · New reply April 20, 2013
  • 33 replies
  • I am reaching my 1 year anniversary of NED having PPC Stage 3C. I am doing everything that I have read and known about to keep myself healthy from not eating red meats/pork, refined sugars, stopped drinking ...

Doxil vs. Myocet

  • By Stuart_Margolis · New reply April 18, 2013
  • 4 replies
  • Dear All: My wife is now in her second recurrence. The first two times she had Carboplatin and Taxol/Taxotere. This time, the Oncologist wanted Doxil and Carbo. Here in Israel, there is almost no Doxil ...

Nausea / Micropapillary Serous Carcinoma

  • By Dardyr · New reply April 17, 2013
  • 10 replies
  • Hi, What do you take to stop the Nausea or throwing up? My sister has been on Taxol and Avastin. She has lost 43 pounds, and has been really sick!! UGH The Dr. has taken her off the Taxol for 3 weeks ...

Lung metastasis

  • By Grandma7703 · New reply April 15, 2013
  • 17 replies
  • Is anyone here having ovarian cancer metastasized to the lungs. If so what kind of treatment are you having ...


  • By wlaw1015 · New reply April 14, 2013
  • 2 replies
  • Does any one of you have Vinorelbine ? What is the side effects ...

Low Grade serous carcinoma. Help!

  • By RP · New reply April 13, 2013
  • 12 replies
  • I was dx 2009 with stage IIIC high grade serous papillary adeno carcinoma. Went into remission that same year. Had 6 surgeries and chemo in 10 months. October 2012 I found out it was back. First i went ...

Escalating CA125

  • By ldianne · New reply April 5, 2013
  • 14 replies
  • I was diagnosed with ovarian cancer stage 3C in 2008. I had a total hysterectomy and 6 to 7 months of chemo. I am lucky because my CA125 stayed around 7-9 for 4 years. Then went to 12-13 and then several ...

Has anyone heard about the AMAS blood test?

  • By deeanlan · New reply April 3, 2013
  • 8 replies
  • Hi all has anyone heard of the AMAS blood test? it is suppose to be a awesome blood test that can great at testing for any type of cancer reoccurrance . its suppose to start being used more and more starting ...

beat borderline

  • By beatborderline · New reply April 2, 2013
  • 21 replies
  • I am excited to find this site and speak to so many that have common concerns and great insights. I was diagnosed with a serous borderline ovarian tumor last year. I had a gyn/onc to my surgery (TAH ...

Update #2

  • By xanthic · New reply March 31, 2013
  • 14 replies
  • Monday I start a six month,eight cycle, regimen of Doxil as a single agent. I've had two recurrences in a year after an initial 15 month remission.The second remission was only six months. I know a lot ...

Achy ness from Doxil?

  • By Carrolee · New reply March 30, 2013
  • 10 replies
  • Had my first doxil treatment 3 weeks ago. 2nd one coming up nextThursday. I feel very achy. And can't do anything strenuous. Thesis my second reoccurrence . Does anyone also get this achy feeling? Do ...

My PET scan of 3/14/13

  • By nancykek · New reply March 30, 2013
  • 8 replies
  • My scan shows a 2 cent. growth in my upper have biopsy 4/4 I am not afraid...I have already gotten 2 more hats...Now I have 16! I gave my wig to my brothers neighbor...he does not have much ...

Why was Doxil off the market for a period of time?

  • By MoAvonLady · New reply March 29, 2013
  • 7 replies
  • I just started on Doxil. I have had 2 treatments so far and my #'s have went up a lot... But the dr warned me they would. They were 44 in dec and then went to 155 .... Then 255 .... And now after the ...

Shingles and CA-125

  • By Josie10 · New reply March 29, 2013
  • 18 replies
  • Last week I was diagnosed with shingles and am wondering if anyone has experienced that while on treatment and if so, did it cause their CA-125 to go up? I have been on continuous treatment for ovarian ...

Traditional & Alternative treatments.....

  • By Criss44 · New reply March 28, 2013
  • 10 replies
  • A 15 years survivor, Since my Ovarian cancer 3rd time reccurrences, I am unoperable. All what traditional médecine can do is give me Chemo. I am at my 8th Carboplatin treatments and feeling more side ...

Do you believe in miracles?

  • By slyn24 · New reply March 26, 2013
  • 23 replies
  • I believe in miracles. I have been in remission for over 7 years with clear cell, very aggressive ovarian cancer. My husband and I asked for prayer from everyone we knew. It was amazing how many strangers ...

Rising CA 125

  • By trgirl1112 · New reply March 24, 2013
  • 3 replies
  • I was 2 years in remission on January 27 of this year. Stage 3C. I did chemo and avastin for 15 months after. In December my CA 125 went from 10 to 20. But at that time I had just been put on coumadin ...

Ca125 rising!

  • By Daughter1234 · New reply March 24, 2013
  • 10 replies
  • Hi everyone , Just letting you all know my mum was NED from November 12 until now but ca125 was 29 then. Now in feb 13 it was 41.7 and now in march it's 81. Her consultant phoned her today because she's ...

The fight is over....

  • By bizzyfingers2009 · New reply March 22, 2013
  • 59 replies
  • Last Thursday, 1/17/2013, I was admitted for extreme fatigue, sweats, dry heaves, pain in my low abdomen and no appetite. After labs were drawn, it was determined that my white count was 300,000, whereas ...

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