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I Have Ovarian Cancer

A Ovarian Cancer anonymous support group with information on diagnosis, treatment, symptoms, along with personal stories and experiences with Ovarian Cancer. You're not alone. 44 People

    ... My Mom Is In Final Stage After 8 1/2 Years ...

    My heart goes out to all of you because we know first hand how hard this is on the whole family, but it is especially hard on you. My mother (saintly but human) has struggled with Ovarian Cancer for 8 1/2 years now.  She was first diagnosed back in 2001 when she was...
    lomiliving lomiliving 36-40 2 Responses Nov 27, 2009

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    Ginger Powerfully Opposes Ovarian Cancer

    Ginger is a potent anti-inflammatory spice and it is likely to be effective against many cancers. http://www.lef.org/whatshot/2006_04.htm?source=eNewsLetter2011Wk34-2&key=Archive+News&l=0#lccg April 5, 2006 Ginger induces death in ovarian cancer cells A poster session...
    conceptualclarity conceptualclarity 51-55, M 3 Responses Aug 27, 2011

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    I Need Someone To Talk To That Is Going Through What I Am

    I was  diagnosed with Ovarian Cancer yesterday.They drained liquid from my stomach and tested it showing that I had stage 4 ovarian cancer.I'm still in shock and I need someone who can relate to talk to me.They are making me wait until Tuesday before I can talk to anyone.I just...
    theresaparks theresaparks 56-60 6 Responses May 28, 2011

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    Doxil Treatment For Ovarian Cancer

    Hi, I'm Callie 4 and my treatment with Avastin did not work so now I am being treated with Doxil. What I read about it is scary and I wonder if anyone else has anything to say about it. I would appreciate anything you can tell me. Thanks
    Callie4 Callie4 70+ 2 Responses Jul 11, 2013

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    Lost My Mom To Oc

    My mother passed from ovarian cancer June 2, 2010 the exact day of her retirement party. No one would have ever thought it was cancer. It started in January 2010 when my mother first was feeling very bloated, constipated and lost her appetite and went to her doctor who advised...
    vsullynoccli vsullynoccli 31-35, F 1 Response May 18, 2012

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    Kelly Ripa, Qvc, Ovarian Cancer Awareness

     Please enter the Recognize the Disguise contest. Have fun posting your picture, and choosing your disguise.   It's all in fun to increase awareness of Ovarian Cancer symptoms.   http://apps.facebook.com/recognizethedisguise/   and if you're willing, please...
    RedheadJokes RedheadJokes 56-60 1 Response Jul 19, 2010

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    What Is Going On?

    In 2003 I was diagnosed with large dermoid cyst on my left ovary. I had to go to urgent laparoscopy and they had my ovary removed along with the cyst.  In 2007 I had my first baby without any complications. A year ago my grandmother was diagnosed with stage IV ovarian cancer and...
    Ivana1984 Ivana1984 26-30 4 Responses Feb 10, 2012

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    Survivor

    I was diagnosed the first time with ovarian cancer was on Thanksgiving Day in 2001. The second time was in 2005. I have been cancer free for 7 years now and I have never fought so hard for something in my life. I spent 4 days a week between 3-8 hrs a day in chemo therapy. When...
    blueeyes30 blueeyes30 26-30, F 3 Responses Jun 14, 2012

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    Disappointed But Trying To Accept

    I have had irregular periods almost all my life. For the past 3 years I had been experiencing period cycles that would last 3-7 months! Enduring severe cramps 70% of the time I was bleeding, my boyfriend finally made me go to the ER. After several ultrasounds, they referred me to...
    angelhuggz angelhuggz 26-30 2 Responses Dec 25, 2011

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    Surviving Ovarian Cancer

    My experience with Ovarian Cancer   I am a 10 year survivor of Stage 1 Ovarian cancer. I was diagnosed at age 49 and I am now 59 years old. One day, suddenly I was unable to eat very much or drink much either. There was finally no poo. I did not know, I had no idea of...
    aimeezing aimeezing 56-60 5 Responses Aug 19, 2008

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    The Fear Returns

    13 months ago I was diagnosed with Cancer of the Ovaries. My germ cell count was in a good level and the cystic cancers were only on one ovary, the Fallopian tubes weren't blocked and my cysts were removed. I undertook treatment and the medication was disastrous. I feared the...
    Munchycaterpillar Munchycaterpillar 31-35, F 3 Responses Mar 21, 2013

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    Il Deal With It My Way

    Recently I went to my dr for a referral to a gaenocologist, I was concerned that in over three years I still hadn't fallen pregnant with baby number two. Here I am thinking I'm going to be told 'loose weight' or 'take these fertility tablets' or 'let's check your husbands...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jun 23, 2012

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    Stage 4 Ovarian Cancer Side Effects

    Pain in the legs so bad I can hardly make the stairs. Feet feel like I have sand and pebbles in my shoes, very uncomfortable to walk. Anyone else with these symptoms
    Callie4 Callie4 70+ 5 Responses Oct 12, 2012

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    Oh... Is It Back?

    I had a cyst about 6.5cm on my left ovary removed in November, when they went in they found another one in my uterus, (same size). In the end I had both removed and an abalation done, but they left the ovaries. I have had no trouble, pain or periods. But this week I've got...
    Jane1955 Jane1955 41-45 2 Responses Feb 9, 2012

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    Just Told

    i was just told not even a week ago i have ovarian cancer and need people to talk with. i got no one on this and its driving me nuts. anyone know people to talk with on this?
    jojosgirl1 jojosgirl1 36-40 4 Responses Mar 28, 2013

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    32 Years Old, Stage 1 Ovarian Cancer

    Last November (2011), I was diagnosed with Stage 1 Ovarian Cancer. I want to let anyone who is at the beginning of this scary journey know that it is not a death sentance and that you DO have choices! Especially if you happen to reading this prior to "staging" - please read my...
    LuckyGirl317 LuckyGirl317 31-35 Sep 10, 2012

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    Ovarian Cancer Whispers

    Ovarian Cancer Whispers -  so  listen carefully . . . Watch for Pelvic or abdominal pain or discomfort; ·       vague but  persistent gastrointestinal upsets such as gas, nausea, and indigestion ·       frequency and...
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr 36-40, F 22 Responses Jul 31, 2010

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    Diagnosed Stage 4 Ovarian Cancer On 9/20/12

    I am 46 yrs old. I was diagnosed September 20, 2012 and want to be able to fight this with everything I have. The type I have is a very rare form of the disease. The cancer that I have is a very slow growing cancer. This has been there for many many years. This type is cancer...
    aloneandhealing aloneandhealing 46-50 5 Responses Jan 11, 2013

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    The Wait

    I have so much going on in my life right now and as stupid as I realise this sounds, I don't have time for test results. I just want the results now, or them to do something now or nothing at all. I don't have the time or the energy to have to think about whether or not.... Oh I...
    Munchycaterpillar Munchycaterpillar 31-35, F 4 Responses Mar 30, 2013

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    I am a 37 year old working mother of 2,

    and just learned 2 weeks ago my diagnosis. For several months, I had bloating, cramps, back pain and fatigue, but I have long suffered from PCOS, and just assumed it was that. I called my OB when I suddenly started bleeding a week and a half after my period ended. She ordered an...
    ExecutiveMom18 ExecutiveMom18 36-40, F 2 Responses Jan 26

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    I have just been diagnosed with ovarian cancer,

    and it's terrifying. I wouldn't have even found out if I hadn't been experiencing severe cramps for the past few months almost every day and my period becoming more and more irregular. I went to my doctor and at first it was thought I might have polycystic ovarian syndrome...
    glambert5075 glambert5075 18-21, F 10 Responses Dec 29, 2013

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    Cancer Cure Covered Up By Government.

    Type in any browser ( RUN FROM THE CURE ) I was blown away when i watched this video, i have known for years the Governments and companies that make medice would have covered up something like this. Please please please pass it on to all your list. It does not just cure cancer...
    reikiman123 reikiman123 51-55 Oct 20, 2013

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    Undecided

    Hi I'm 47 years old and was diagnosed to have an ovarian new growth (right ovary) and probably malignant. Last November last year it was measured to be 6cm and then on March this year it became 11.9cm. My doctor advised me to have it removed. Surgery here in our country is very...
    melissabalajadia melissabalajadia 46-50 2 Responses Apr 24, 2012

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    I Have Ovarian Cance

    I was dx 05/2009 with ov.cancer stg 1c. I had a hysterectomy (TAH/BSO) and a chemo.I had a reccurence 02/2010 with liver mets and ascites, I had a ip chemo 02-03/2010 and a pelvic exenteration 04/2010 ( Colostomy )I have a lot of ascites now  an I will drained every 2 - 3 weeks...
    909Elke 909Elke 46-50, F 2 Responses May 21, 2011

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    Just Found Out...

    hello there everyone, my name is ivette and i am here to get support from anyone that has delt with ovarian cancer.. we were just told my mother age of 64 has oc, her lymphe nodes are effected also, and she has a large lymohe node in her left breast.. we do not know how long she...
    ovariancancer12 ovariancancer12 61-65, F 1 Response Feb 22, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    I don't know what I have. I can't tell. And the Internet says I could have a bunch of different things. I have a random stabbing like pain. It comes randomly but is persistent...
    sugarcakes143 sugarcakes143 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    OK! I don't believe then this not more out here for women with Ovarian Remnant Syndrome. I was told 12 yrs ago I have ORS and have had 5 surgeries to take the remnants out. I still...
    Julieban Julieban 46-50, F 1 Response Jun 25

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    I'm 17 and I was diagnosed with Ovarian Cysts. My doctors said I have three choices.. I can get surgery and not be able to have kids in the future, do nothing, or get on birth...
    MacKenzie31113 MacKenzie31113 16-17, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I worry that it is "back" (as if it really left). I had SBRT two years ago & PSA was trending down until the last appointment. Then it went back up. I suppose it could be just a...
    ImBatmanNow ImBatmanNow 51-55, M 2 Responses Jul 11

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    I might he said wait 3 months and we will talk if my symptoms persist
    lcgirl08 lcgirl08 26-30, F a week ago

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    Hoping to make new friends to support me with my journey! Only found out today and they said it is treatable. Told them not to tell me too much as it makes me scared to hell. So...
    TreeHuggingHippie000 TreeHuggingHippie000 41-45, F 10 Responses Jul 1

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    So back in 2006 my mother ended up getting ill. She wasn't feeling and refused to go to the doctors. You see mom was a very stubborn woman and I'm pretty sure I get that from her...
    LifeOfaMarineGirlfriend20 LifeOfaMarineGirlfriend20 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I was 10 when my father shot himself the night of 1/1/70. Just me and Mama at home. When I was almost 12, Mama died of ovarian cancer. My 24 year-old sister became my guardian...
    brinaman brinaman 51-55 Jun 25

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    I've always supported breast cancer awareness but now I have breast cancer. I'm staying really positive and have a lot of support from friends and family. The treatment is hell and...
    here444you here444you 41-45, F Jul 13

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    (First of all, English is not my first language,so, please, forgive my mistakes) Last mother's day, I went thought a list of: 'The greatest things my mother has done for me' I read...
    alinie alinie 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 25

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    My best friend is 14 (15 in 3 weeks) and she found out she has brain cancer. She has been having seizers for the past wee while and the doctors didn't know what was causing them so...
    Anoel13 Anoel13 13-15, F Jul 8

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    I recently had a seizer that has made me go into hospital it turns out that I have brain cancer... And I'm gonna be going through a lot for a couple of months wow this sucks god...
    baconismycat baconismycat 13-15, F 8 Responses Jun 26

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    I'm pretty positive I have breast cancer and I'm honestly discouraged. I don't know what to do because I'm so young..doctors scare me but I'm being forced to go so please pray and...
    Getcrunk12 Getcrunk12 18-21, F 5 Responses Jun 25

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    I have thyroid cancer and now I have a scar across my neck it looks like someone's slit my throat and I had to have 2 operations to take both parts out so now I have no thyroid and...
    deccy619 deccy619 13-15, M 2 Responses Jun 29

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    I have been cancer free for 8 years now it's great I'm 16 and have my whole life ahead
    Peedripping2 Peedripping2 13-15, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    It happened at two. I hated that floor of hospital where she stayed. It was aweful. Everyday she suffered the affects of chemo. It totally sucked. I still feel the hurt from...
    joesuekiss joesuekiss 31-35 8 hrs ago

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    Second year of college (five years ago now) I was diagnosed with cancer. As cancer's go, mine was pretty safe. I was given a 95% survival chance, and my chemo treatments had only...
    Franklee206 Franklee206 22-25, M 2 Responses Jun 23

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    I was born with a brain cancer called medualloblatoma . At around three old I had the cancer removed followed by chemotherapy . Later the cancer came back . The doctors did full...
    ballboy24 ballboy24 18-21, M Jun 24

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    Over the last 12 months,3 of my close friends have been diagnosed with cancer.then a few months back my mum also got told she has bone cancer to which there is nothing they can do...
    murgy murgy 36-40, M 3 Responses Jul 3

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    I had cancer when I was 3 years old I have cancer because my parents smoke and I have cancer from that lung cancer and Herat cancer I can't breathe much any more
    painfulwedgiegirl painfulwedgiegirl 13-15, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    For 8 years my mom's had stage 4 breast cancer, she's had both breasts removed, her lymph nodes taken out, and of course had her beautiful hair taken away. She went through a...
    0ct0pus 0ct0pus 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 24

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    Hey guys, it's past midnight over here and I've been trying to fall asleep but I got stuck reading posts, articles, etc. of HPV. I'm only 20 and not even two weeks ago I received...
    sunny1993 sunny1993 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 7

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    My name is Wendy Brimm , i am from Vegas here in united state, i wish to tell you all, how i find a doctor that cure me from SKIN CANCER WITH HERBAL CANNABIS OIL, i had cancer...
    wandybrim wandybrim 51-55, F 6 days ago

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    This story is not about me. It's about a family member that murdered someone. She's dead now because of cancer. This story is just a bit sensitive because she was family and who...
    Wynnieskye Wynnieskye 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 25

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    I feel like the cancer sign is the Hufflepuff of all the other signs. My boyfriend is a Leo and when the people in my class asked him what sign he is he said "Leo" and then there...
    Cagedbird2 Cagedbird2 16-17, F Jun 27