I Have Choriocarcinoma

A Choriocarcinoma anonymous support group with information on diagnosis, treatment, symptoms, along with personal stories and experiences with Choriocarcinoma. You're not alone. 12 People

    Ok where to start? I guess I am a bit

    if a freak really. Always was from birth to be honest! Choriocarcinoma is generally regarded as a female 'oriented' cancer with links as it has to placenta and ovaries and far more rarely to men via the testicular primary origin. Well I am forty one and was diagnosed this past...
    Pinkietoo Pinkietoo
    41-45, F
    Dec 23, 2013

    Drumroll Please.......and Husband Of The Year Goes To......!!!!!

      If you were told that you have a high risk life threatening disease, that you would have to fight to live, that everything in your life was about to change...what would you expect from your husband? I'm guessing most people would say you expect them to "be there" for you but...
    MsMandi MsMandi
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Nov 8, 2011

    I've Had More Fun Doing Other Things....

    Choriocarcinoma is rare and aggressive.  Very aggressive.  I was diagnosed 6 weeks after the birth of my baby.  Within a week, this placental cancer (yes, cancer of the placenta) filled my uterus and lungs.  It is very rare, less than 1% of all cancers in women, even more...
    MsMandi MsMandi
    36-40, F
    1 Response Nov 8, 2011

    Pink Envy

    The only good thing about breast cancer is that people really care.  Strangers go on walks for you, hold candles, balloons,  professional athletes wear pink to support your cause.  Yes!   Grown,  type A, aggressive testosterone fueled linebackers wear pink in your honor...
    MsMandi MsMandi
    36-40, F
    1 Response Nov 8, 2011

    Pregnancy Cancer?!

    Who would think that there was any such thing as a pregnancy cancer?! I never did...nor did I have any knowledge that I could have such a rare form of cancer! After all, I kept hearing the annoying comment from doctors that this is SO rare...yet not rare enough for me to get it...
    survivor2011 survivor2011
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Apr 24, 2012
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