June, 2006, diagnosed with ovarian cancer, stage 3c, age 61.5 yrs. I have a very supportive husband, 3 wonderful adult children, one grandchild, and am able to work 3 days a week .. for Cancer MD's, no less. I had surgery, then cisplatin/taxol for 6 rounds. Shortly a
[More]fter, my CA-125 began rising each month. My MD suggested tamoxifen 2x daily. It is effective for 10% of ovarian patients. I thank God it has helped me as my numbers have turned around and I am now within the normal range. I won't be checked for another couple of months and will have a CT/PET at that time. Living with cancer certainly helps you appreciate what you have and not sweat the small stuff. Living with cancer can be exhausting. I thank God for the gift of every day. 9/25/08: still on tamoxifen. #'s been rising since 12/07, but actually dropped off one point this month to 71. Am watching a lymph node near my liver which has remained unchanged for 3 months. 1/8/09: Pet scan showed recurring cancer. Starting carboplatin with taxotere on 1/19/09 ... and so it goes. 4 rounds of carbo/taxol. Cleared some of the cancer but did not touch the node by my liver. Also allergic reaction to carbo. Now trying topotecan ....
This is Vince Karlo S. Iglesia and i am 28, from philippines. i have just read your post last Feb of 2009, http://www.medhelp.org/posts/Ovarian-Cancer/BE-CAREFUL--SPAMMER-REPORTED/show/768522
I am not a spammer, I want to clear my name.. Sorry if my message cause you a trouble. but that was before when i am selling products of Alliance In Motion Global, www.allianceinmotion.com.
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God bless and RIP ma'am..
I hear you got through the surgery but the pain monster is still sitting on your tummy. Wish I could chase him away for you. Just know that I'm thinking of you, sending you hugs (very gentle ones). h..u..g.. irene
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