HI,MY SISITER HAVE OVARIAN CANCER.SURGERY ALMOST DONE BEFORE 8 MONTHS AGO.CANCER DIAGNOSE AFTER SURGERY WHEN DOCTORS SEEN TEST REPORTS.AFTER THAT DOCTOR ADVICE FOR CHEMOTHROPY 6 CYCLES.BEFORE CHEMO HER CA125 WAS 16.8 AND NOW AFTER 6 CYCLES HER CA125 WAS 8.77.NOW DOCTOR ADVICE 2 MORE CYCLES.NOW I WANT TO KNOW IS THIS RATIO 8.77 WAS OK AND SAFE AND IS CA125 REACHED 0 WITH 2 MORE CYCLES.AND IN FUTURE HOW MANY CHANCE TO ICREASE IN CA125
What was the stage of her cancer at the beginning of chemotherapy? What was the histology?
The correct approach to epithelial ovarian cancer involves a complete staging laparotomy (cancer surgery including lymph node sampling), followed by chemotherapy (usually 6 to 8 cycles of a platinum based regimen for stage 2, 3, and 4 cancers), followed by close surveillance (including Ca125 levels).
I would advise her to undergo a PET-CT to document her current status.
It is impossible to predict the future trend of her Ca125 levels.
Wish her all the best!
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