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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. 47 People

    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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    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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    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 4 Responses Oct 3, 2014

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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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    In May 2013 it was discovered that my mom had stage 4 ovarian cancer. Hearing this news devastated everyone. It killed me because I was thousands of mile away from them.She was...
    Dandelionsblowinginthewind Dandelionsblowinginthewind 41-45, F May 4

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    I am three months out of treatment for ovarian cancer. Everything is going well, but genetic testing shows that I have Lynch Syndrome, which is a genetic mutation that makes me a...
    makeitnew makeitnew 41-45, F 6 days ago

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    “A flip of the coin” is the phrase that ran through my head as I sat in the doctor’s office on Friday. As a kid, there was that one guy in my class who could flip a quarter...
    katzlaw katzlaw 36-40, F 4 Responses May 9

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    I used to go in for a pap test once a year, but the nurse got frustraited with me and told me I only needed one once every three years, so I waited two and a half years and I went...
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    hi I lost my beautiful mum to bone cancer a year ago it still hurts so so much my mum was my best friend and iv felt so lonely without her .Evan the I have family round me most of...
    traceydpc traceydpc 46-50, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    I lost my Dad to cancer one week ago. It was on May 20, 2015 my Dad had been battling bladder cancer for 17 years. And on Wednesday night he lost his battle. I hate cancer it just...
    Sara600 Sara600 56-60, F 5 hrs ago

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    First of Hello all you wonderful people on EP. first of I am going to high school, Yay away form the most ignorant, rude, selfish, stuck up children and teachers and Principals...
    twistex2015 twistex2015 18-21, M 2 hrs ago

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    I'm just wondering if anyone else out there has the same problem.. Anxiety! I panic and I always think the worst.. I have a ache or pain and I think it's cancer, a headache is a...
    daniellerookexx daniellerookexx 18-21, F 16 hrs ago

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    Mother and Daughter Discord I told my 15-year-old last night that I was finished being her mother. She wants some Barbie doll image of a mom, so I'm to blame for her not being...
    jaymepopejoy jaymepopejoy 56-60, F 3 Responses 1 hr ago

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    I had non Hodgkins lymphoma when I was 14 have been in remission since 99
    Trapper06 Trapper06 31-35, M 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    Last Tuesday (5 May 2015) I lost another Aunt to cancer. She is the 5th person to die of cancer in my family during my lifetime. Cancer sucks. That's all my family has died from...
    CodeyL CodeyL 18-21, M 3 Responses May 10

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    So I have a friend we've know each other since we were little but we've never been great friends but is never let anything happen to her. She's recently been extra bitchy to...
    AwquardTallGirl AwquardTallGirl 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    My father died of cancer during the month of November. He was a stubborn guy and fought right to the end. The very last words he said to me were ..."I guess I'm a goner". He went...
    Roastedacorn Roastedacorn 36-40, M 1 day ago

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    Last Thursday, at where I volunteer there's a lad who's dad had lung cancer for a year and he got a phone call saying he had to go home as his dad wasn't well. I went in yesterday...
    LFCno1 LFCno1 22-25, M May 15

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    My mother died of Cancer almost three weeks ago. She beat breast cancer twice and got colon cancer and died within eight months. Even though she been sick I still never fully...
    Jamieb516 Jamieb516 31-35, F 3 Responses May 16

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    Berthe....an adorable 65 years old woman fighting cancer.... pulmonary cancer....she's cheerful.... always smiling.....she has 3 children.....the youngest is a 27 years old guy...
    theoneyoullneverforget theoneyoullneverforget 18-21, F May 19

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    My boyfriend was diagnosed with cancer when he was 19. We have been together 7 years since then and he is now 26! The cancer has come back a couple times now as testicular and...
    midnightniss midnightniss 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    I'm 20.. Last year (April) I had a right ruptured ovarian cyst, this march I had another ruptured cyst same ovary! I haven't been diagnosed but I know something is wrong constant...
    jessicajade21 jessicajade21 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 27

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    I got a call late last night from my little bro.He told Me that they had found a brain tumor on My Mother.It was late at night so I waited until today to call Her.Seems they found...
    The1960texan The1960texan 51-55, M 11 Responses May 6

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