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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. 50 People

    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 21 Responses Jul 31, 2010

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    I was diagnosed with ovarian cancer one month

    ago. The mass on my ovary was discovered through cat scan in the ER because I had symptoms of appendicitis. on Labor Day weekend I had emergency surgery to remove the mass from ovary. A few weeks later I started experiencing the same symptoms...and I had masses starting in my...
    Lmm14 Lmm14 31-35, F 5 Responses Oct 3, 2014

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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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    ... 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 3 Responses Nov 27, 2009

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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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    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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    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 66-70 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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    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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    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 6 Responses Aug 19, 2008

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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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    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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    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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    I am afraid of dying.

    I am afraid to leave my family
    Margo1965 Margo1965 46-50 1 Response Jun 11

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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 2 Responses Oct 20, 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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    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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    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 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, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    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 66-70 5 Responses Oct 12, 2012

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    Related Experiences

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    markedfailure markedfailure 16-17, F 3 hrs ago

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    It's going to be 4 years in December that I've lost my good friend. Anyway, she died from pancreatic cancer. No one knew that she had it till she was in the hospital. She was one...
    kdegala77 kdegala77 36-40, F 3 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness month. Wear TEAL in support of finding a cure. Wear TEAL for the Warriors, for the survivors and the departed. It is a silent killer...
    funsized1 funsized1 41-45, F 5 hrs ago

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    My grandma has lung cancer, she is the only family I talk to. I do my best to take care of her, I cant imagine my life without her.
    TheseBrokenSmiles TheseBrokenSmiles 16-17, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    I thought the cat was dead...or at least dying. I thought I would have to dig another hole in the back yard. It was three in the morning and there were no vets available. But his...
    rick4545 rick4545 36-40, M 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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    Cancer is a concern for the medical community as well as the general population. One form of cancer that brings worries into the lives of many is brain cancer. Statistically...
    williams299 williams299 46-50, M 20 hrs ago

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    I have not been to a doctor. I have not even told my family my worries. I never really paid attention to my breasts until about a year or so ago. I tend to get heat rashes - or...
    spunkypumpkin spunkypumpkin 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    My sweetheart is living with a rare form of cancer. When he first told me, it was like he was giving me an opportunity to run. But I was so curious and just wanted to get to know...
    BluRain04 BluRain04 26-30, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    In 2014, he died. Because of the thing everybody calls "cancer" but in my point of view, it's a murderer. It took my Superman. My only happiness. And it did hurt a lot. So much. So...
    deleted deleted 26-30 9 Responses 5 days ago

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    Well, we don't actually know this for sure as of this moment. My wife has a "mass" in her colon -- it will need to be removed regardless. We discovered this yesterday when my wife...
    larrypoppins larrypoppins 36-40, M 5 days ago

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    I lost my aunt to cancer 9 months ago. It still feels the same as the first day I lost her. She was my second mother. She was in the delivery room with my parents. She held me...
    papayalover24 papayalover24 26-30, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    my birth mother has terminal cancer. my adoptive mom is 91 amd has high risks of multiple myeloma. I might literally lose two moms in one year. I know this isn't about me; they're...
    jennifr1966 jennifr1966 46-50, F Aug 26

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    Breast cancer has destroyed what little confidence I had. I feel horrible, and lonely and lots of sadness in my heart...some days I don't feel too bad, and some days I just look at...
    kendi15 kendi15 41-45, F 1 Response Aug 26

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    My mom has had a specific type of cancer for a long time now, but I found out that me off has to get a cancerous tumor out of her back. If they don't do this correctly it could...
    ZoeVoci ZoeVoci 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 25

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    I just don't know what to feel, and I feel stupid when talking about it. My brother (leukemia patient) is now progressively thinner and weaker, I'm not used to seeing him like...
    Offing Offing 18-21, F 22 Responses Aug 25

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    My sister is facing nose cancer recurring and i am checking immunotherapy and interventional therapy. Anyone pls share your experience. TQ.
    Jochan Jochan 46-50, M 2 Responses Aug 24

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    Seriously tho, are cancers good in bed?
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Aug 24

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    I lost my amazing Mum to cancer only 6 weeks ago. Between my 36th birthday and my wedding anniversary. The tragic story is she only lost her own Mum 18 months before. She then...
    rebeccaabrams17 rebeccaabrams17 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 23

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    According to Draconic astrology (soul astrology), I'm a lunar cancerian. This could not be more accurate for me. My soul has a cancerian personality: it's both a gift and a curse...
    TheOriginalDarkHorse TheOriginalDarkHorse 18-21, F 6 Responses Aug 22

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