About Me: Female, 37, Milton keynes, United Kingdom, member since Jul 2009
i am 33 years old and have advanced Ovarian Cancer.
[More] I was diagnosed in September 08 and was told i had months to live possibly a year if i was lucky, only then to find out it was more like 3 months to live including the month they told me over the phone.
But i have stayed positive throughout and will continue to do so as this seems to work very well.
I still go about my normal every day business and am a single parent to my 4 year old daughter, who keeps me strong.
I'm glad you found the forum, and I hope you'll become an active member. You can see from the current posts, there will be lots of support for you if and when you need it. I'm glad that Caelyx is working for you. I think it's a shame that a doctor would give you an estimate of how long you have -- in the US there's a company that advertises that there's no "expiration date" on the bottom of your foot. As someone noted recently on the forum, the statistics are five years old already, and there are new approaches being taken all the time. Keep your chin up. Your daughter is just gorgeous!
Just a quick note to say hi! Welcome to the ovca forum. You added onto a thread that was started in January of 2007, which is probably the reason that you haven't had any responses. You can start a fresh post or add to a currently active thread to participate more fully. Wishing you the best of luck with your treatment, which in the states is called Doxil, I believe. To learn more about forum members experiences with Doxil, use the search feature, also at the top of the page.
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