I am 32 years old. I am going in for a wide local excision of the right vulva on 5-8-03. I have been on line researching what to expect afterwards but have not gotten many results. I have had two prior surgeries one at 25 for cysts, endometriosis and a leep procedure on my cervix. Second leep at age 30. My latest biopsy…
Remission from Cervical Cancer
I had cervical cancer 10 years ago, but it seems like yesterday... something you don't forget. I had surgery, chemo pills, radiation and 2 implants. If someone wants to know about my experience with cervical cancer please email or respond to this message and I will be glad to give information about what I went through.
PLEASE SEE SPECIALIST
I am an almost-10-year survivor of invasive cervical cancer and I just want to stress that I would not be here today, nor would I have my son if I had not been to a specialist. Please, if you haven't, find a gynecologic oncologist. I talk to so many women who are being treated by their OB/GYN or their family…
I am 32 years old and I had a radical hysterectomy (kept my ovaries) in November of 2001 and I have been cancer free for almost a year and a half. I was told that I would have to use a catheter for about two weeks after my surgery until my bladder started functioning again after it had been tacked. Well, it has been almost…
Internal Radiation Therapy
I just had a complete hysterectomy and was diagnosed with Stage 1B endometrial cancer. My doctor has recommended internal radiation treatments. Anyone out there had such treatments? Can you tell me what side effects you felt and how intense they were? Were you able to keep working? Any tips you can offer as to diet or ways…
can anyone help me
My mom was just diagnosed with vulvar cancer. I am trying to see what the normal course of action is, what questions to ask the dr, and how i can help her the most? Is there something in particalar i can help her to prepare for? What is the normal course of treatment and life expectancy? I would really appreicate it if i…
I am new here. I had a LEEP done in '93 and didn't think anything of it. My Dr. was not concerned so why should I be. I had a vulvectomy on 03/27/02, the right side. It was squamous cell, skin cancer. I just had another surgery on 02/07/03 for the same thing, this time laser and 2 tumors on the left and 2 tumors on the…
Has anyone gone through radiation treatment for vulvar or Barthelins gland cancer? My doctors want to do it, following excision, and I'm scared.