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Gynecological Cancers (other than ovarian and uterine)
Archives for January 2009
Chemotherapy-how to prepare?
I'm just about healed from a total hysterectomy that removed two cancers-endometrian (?) and ovarian. My doctors think they got all of it, but to play it safe, they both strongly encourage chemotherapy, which I've decided to do (better safe than sorry, right?) I begin prep for the chemo this coming Tuesday (weather…
Cancer Treatment Centers
I was wondering if anyone has had any experience with the Cancer Treatment Centers of Americas?
I was recently diagnosed with Vin III. Luckily the dr. I saw today said he does not feel any of the areas look cancerous at all. It does have to be removed and since it is so pervasive, will have to be done by laser. I am looking for advice/support from someone else who may have gone through this. I was surprised today at…
I feel alone. Diagnosed Dec. 23, partial radical vulvectomy Jan 12th, with radiation to follow as soon as incision heals. WHY do we not know about this cancer and how to examine ourselves for it?
Am I overly concerned for nothing?
Hi there, I'm 33 and have been having some symptoms that I didn't really think to be anything too terrible until I started researching...and now I'm getting really concerned. I had my 3rd child in Feb 2008, and restarted my cycles again in August. The first 2 were normal for me (some mid cycle bleeding), but the third one…
Just needed to talk
A year ago last October I began bleeding profusely. I had bad periods all my life but recently they had been worse. I had not been to see a dotor regularly as I had some bad experiences with doctors in the past. But on this night when the bleeding didn't stop and I nearly passed out I knew I was in trouble so I drove…