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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. 46 People

    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 3 Responses Oct 3

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    ... 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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    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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    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 70+ 2 Responses Jul 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 2 Responses Oct 20, 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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    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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    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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    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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    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 5 Responses Aug 19, 2008

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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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    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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    Related Experiences

    My grandmother died from ovarian cancer before I was born and I think about her all the time. I wish I could of known her.
    CrystalLynn1995 CrystalLynn1995 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 3

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    I found out I had an ovation cyst when I was 16 (this year) I have not met anyone nor have I talked to anyone with an ovarian cyst. I would like too. I came across this blog app...
    melissdean melissdean 16-17, F Dec 1

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    I have Breast Cancer. I am a Survior becasue of my husband. He has moved to Omaha from Richmond ever since I got off from work for Chemo. I love my husband delightedly. I am a...
    appolo2421 appolo2421 26-30, F 12 hrs ago

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    In 2010 when I was 21 I was diagnosed with a rare ovarian cancer. I'm now cancer free. This experience has taught me a lot about people and my self. I'm still quite anxious about...
    heatherdreamsofchange heatherdreamsofchange 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 2

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    I found out yesterday. Dad picked me and my sister up from home and made us hot chocolate. That was weird because it was a Wednesday. We never get picked up on Wednesday. But it...
    Cainamythgimoj Cainamythgimoj 16-17, M Dec 4

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    Hi ep users....so recently i just found out a devastating news that i have testicular cancer ._. I made a new account so i could post this anonymously and just get some feedback...
    JustWantAChoice JustWantAChoice 22-25, M 2 Responses Dec 11

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    I was 50 y/o when my Dr. told me I have terminal cancer. It was like setting my hair on fire and trying to put it out with a sludge hammer. Up until that point, I always knew I was...
    Steveduster4050 Steveduster4050 51-55, M Nov 27

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    I have Cervical Cancer to be exact. I found out on my mums birthday in June this year. I'd been having all the symptoms for about a year and a half but no one paid attention to...
    Lasey94 Lasey94 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 9

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    Sometimes it's still hard to believe I have it.. I go to the doctor I always zone out when my doctor talks to me I don't even know what to think of it or how I feel I have ovary...
    Scarsdontfade Scarsdontfade 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 9

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    On Saturday, December 20th 2014 at 4am I lost my mother to stage IV Breast Cancer. She was diagnosed only 18 months ago and has battled it every step of the way. Unfortunately, the...
    cotjas cotjas 36-40 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    I'm a five year Brain cancer survivor!
    blink82 blink82 31-35, M 16 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    Can anyone share a similar experience- my sister just died after a long battle with cancer. I have taken over as her 16 y/o daughters guardian. We're having lots of trouble...
    Jeanne44 Jeanne44 41-45, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    Cancer is a water sign symbolized by the crab. Those born under Cancer will exhibit personality traits ranging from sweetness and loyalty to petulance and resentment. It takes a...
    WithGracefulness WithGracefulness 46-50, F 1 Response Nov 30

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    Colon cancer is when abnormal tissue or tumors form in the largest part of the intestine. This part of the intestine is called the colon. Some scientists group colon cancer and...
    jack69506 jack69506 31-35, M 1 Response Nov 27

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    PLEASE PASS ON TO EVERYONE!!!! Miracle Drink : Carrot, Beet Root and Apple This MIRACLE DRINK has been circulating for a long time long ago. It is worth your while...
    Shallowaters Shallowaters 26-30, M 1 Response Nov 24

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    O k so I survived it. but no one realizes all the damage that is done to a young man when he gets cancer in his prime of life. I was 28, I was doing awesome with my job, I had a...
    johnnystar4u johnnystar4u 41-45, M 1 Response Dec 2

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    So when I diagnosed with cancer, I was dating a girl and when she found out I had cancer she broke up with me because she said she couldn't and wouldn't deal with a man who had...
    johnnystar4u johnnystar4u 41-45, M Dec 2

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    And I try not to hate anything. I lost a childhood friend to cancer, a women I knew since I was a teenager fought & won against cancer, & my father has had cancer 2 times & beat...
    Stickwithmebabe Stickwithmebabe 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 29

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    My Mom has cancer. But I don't know what kind it is. I've been mad and sad. Like I didnt think she had cancer when she told me. But she showed me her medicine and she has cancer. I...
    belongtoLyann belongtoLyann 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    I have had a horrible year of cancer scares. Firstly, my father had a major operation on his prostate after scans showed cancerous tumours. It rocked our family as my dad is our...
    bdonk1 bdonk1 22-25, M Nov 30

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    I am a 20 year old college student. I had my first cyst when I was a junior in high school, it was blood filled and burst and caused irritation in my abdominal cavity. I had my...
    faithhope23 faithhope23 18-21, F Dec 5

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    I'm worried because I've had some terrible symptoms of what I think could be brain cancer, or something else seriously wrong. I don't know what to do. My doctor is an a** and my...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I lost my Grandmother to bone cancer 12 years ago. I was very young back then, but I remembered how much she suffered with it. Then a few years ago it was my Auntie/Godmother I...
    WingsOfTheDawn WingsOfTheDawn 26-30, F Nov 22

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    Just got a call from my wife, my mother in law has just been diagnosed with breast cancer for the second time in the same breast!! Last one was around 10 years ago. My wife...
    scrimshaw scrimshaw 41-45, M 6 Responses Dec 1

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