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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. 45 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 1 Response Oct 20, 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 11 Responses Dec 29, 2013

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    ... 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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    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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    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 21 Responses Jul 31, 2010

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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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    Related Experiences

    Hi...I am deedee. I had surgery 2 1/2 wks ago...debulking surgery. My Dr says he got it all, and it had not spread, although a tiny piece of my colon had it, and he removed that as...
    deedee60 deedee60 56-60, F 1 Response Sep 3

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    Today, September 15, is my 5 year cancer survivor anniversary! The day that most cancer survivors are considered cured! I was lucky mine was caught early, so that I only had to go...
    Itsmytime2be Itsmytime2be 41-45, F 6 Responses 2 days ago

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    I'm 55 and a 22-year survivor of ovarian cancer. I'm also a 55-year survivor of a passive-aggressive mother. My mom had a pretty tough childhood, and I am sad to know the awful...
    Katsez01 Katsez01 51-55, F 1 Response Aug 28

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    I miss my mom. I lost her 4/1/2013 and it still hurts like yesterday. She battled ovarian cancer for 17 long months. I was with her when she passed and it wasn't peaceful. It...
    jusloveme jusloveme 36-40, F 3 days ago

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    i think it's odd what we don't know about cancer until it knocks on our door. i was lucky when i finally got around to going to a dentist and they took the time to look at more...
    trailsonrails trailsonrails 51-55, M 18 hrs ago

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    My 31 or 32 year old sister called us on my birthday last year to tell us she had cancer. She's always had issues with blood clots on her brain, a miscarriage, and general bad...
    polyglotparrot polyglotparrot 13-15, F Sep 5

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    My mother trashes my integrity every time she can. This last time is the point of no return for me... I have been a good daughter my entire life. I have been successful and...
    pistacchia pistacchia 46-50, F 31 mins ago

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    I've suffered with it over close to twenty years but over the last few it's gotten progressively worse. I'm mostly in constant (mild - but sometimes extreme) discomfort and it...
    Riffster Riffster 51-55, M 3 hrs ago

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    The harm lawyers with the Cochran Firm in Washington, DC, fully grasp the non-public hardships that nearby inhabitants deal with. Accidents resulting from carelessness is usually...
    Andrew558n8la3 Andrew558n8la3 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 22

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    Actually I know two for certain, my grandfather has rectal cancer and my dad has cancer too although I don't know what kind of cancer he has and I don't want to ask. I.. I don't...
    udamansteel udamansteel 16-17, F Sep 5

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    My grandfather passed away from stomach cancer in October of 2011. When he was fist diagnosed with stomach cancer, the doctors said he had the cancer two years prior. This was...
    Faith1293 Faith1293 18-21, F Aug 28

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    My uncle/godfather. My uncle was a very sincere, sensitive, cheerful man. He helped everybody very much. Suddenly, in 2007 he fell into a long pnemumonia. He was ill earlier due to...
    michalmos michalmos 31-35, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Microscopic asbestos fibers are breathed in or swallowed, and also the human human body has issue destroying or receiving rid of these. About a long time, fibers bring about...
    Andrew558n8la3 Andrew558n8la3 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 23

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    I was diagnosed with cervical cancer June 2014 by the time July was over I had a radical hysterectomy to remove everything excerpt my ovaries which were moved up in case I needed...
    weeziewoo weeziewoo 31-35, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Cancerians have a strong survival instinct. They are protective of those they care about, and of themselves too. They are often quite reticent about sharing their inner selves to...
    BornInTheWrongEra72 BornInTheWrongEra72 16-17, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Born on 7/26. Sun in Leo, Moon in Cancer, rising in cancer. In my early 20's I was super outgoing but now I am more introverted and am content with a handful of trustworthy friends...
    Beeperinaweeper Beeperinaweeper 26-30 1 Response Sep 4

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    I'm 24 and I was back in March in the hospital for sharp pain that crippled me and mimicked a ovarian cyst popping. After a cat scan turns out I have Diverticulitious at age 23...
    flapjackums flapjackums 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    My mom recently had a lumpectomy, and is currently recovering. The cancer had spread to one of her lymph nodes, and will have to undergo chemotherapy. Although chemotherapy will...
    boomkimchaloy boomkimchaloy 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    About 4 years ago I went to my GP with an annoying pain in my left side. I was sent for an xray which showed small ovarian cysts. I told the GP I didnt think this was the cause of...
    mrsminxster mrsminxster 51-55, F 1 Response Aug 22

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    Please help! Could someone clarify whether my symptoms could be endometriosis? I have been ill for over a year now and though many other conditions have been ruled out by my GP, a...
    NattieC NattieC 22-25, F Aug 25

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    He was my dads friend I knew his daughter a little And I knew him When he died of cancer I could not believe it That night I cried I look at the ceiling and said Bull if ur...
    RainbowWolf13 RainbowWolf13 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 4

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    I stand up to Cancer!!! Cancer Sucks!!
    bja12sc bja12sc 31-35, M 1 day ago

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    The cancer I have has a 5 year survival rate of 5% and those were mostly people that caught the cancer early at stage 0-1. It looks like mine is at stage 3 or 4. With the growths...
    REBELYELL67 REBELYELL67 46-50, M 3 Responses Aug 24

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    1997........when I was 19 I lost my Mum to cancer, I was just about to start my A Level finals and head off to Uni when she was diagnosed with lung cancer but then died 3 days...
    aronpaul8778 aronpaul8778 36-40, M 1 Response Aug 26

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    I want to share my mother story~ One day she got in a car crash not that bad of a one. After that she been feeling bad pain in her back a couple of weeks later the doctors did some...
    RainbowWolf13 RainbowWolf13 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 4

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