problem with xray with nodes
I just got a call from my dr office and said that I need to do a CAT scan b/c they seen nodes. What does that mean does mean. I was d/xed with 1b vulvar cancer about two months ago.
alright need help about laser
Ok I had surgery for my vulvar cancer about six weeks ago and had laser treatment done as well but I am still bleeding from the site. Is this normal plus right now I am soooooo skeptical about everything down there.
Hysterectomy after cervical cancer treatments
Anyone out there ever have a hysterectomy after finishing chemo/rad treatments for stage IV cervical cancer? About a year after finishing treatments I asked my gyn about having this done and he told me I was not a candidate, because "basically, the radiation has melted all your parts together." Several months ago my pap &…
VIN III-CA in Situ
I just got the diagnosis and have my first appt tomorrow with the GYN Oncologist so I have no idea what treatment I am facing. Thankfully it hasn't spread and is classified as "non-invasive". I'm also a nurse and had never heard about this cancer before. I actually made an appt to see my GYN for "warts" and almost…
I have a ?
I was talking to a friend of mine and she has breast cancer and she told me that she have to take a pill for 5 years once she is finished treatments also she said that everyone she knows that has cancer has taken this pill. What I am getting at is my doctor have not told me about this pill. I wish I knew the name of it.…
Primary Peritoneal Carcinoma
I have been having pelvic and abdominal pain for about two years. Last year, I had a uterine biopsy that showed reactive endometrial cells which prompted a d & c, laprascopy, and hysterocopy. This procedure showed cysts, chocolate cysts, polyps, small tumor, etc. Doctor then told me that it looks like I have Primary…
vulvar cancer treatment
I again have a diagnosis of vulvar ca and am looking for alternative treatment other than laser or vulvectomy. I would like to communicate with others in like circumstances. pjbarry13
What about Radiation Therapy?
The results of a biopsy taken 3/6/10 showed Metastatic Cancer of Unknown Primary. After being cleared OF 13 other cancers, it was determined I needed a Left Sentinel Node Dissection & Left Radical hemivulvectomy on 5/13/10. The results of those biopsies showed there was cancer in the sentinel node and several microscopic…
Cervical cancer? Waiting is hard!
I am new here and very confused...I have been trying to figure out what is going on since february. My story starts with heavy periods and lots of between period spotting for the last year (my mother said not to worry about it, perimenapause...I am 41). Then about 6 months ago I started having light bleeding during and…
Advanced Stage IVB Vulvar Cancer
I really need some help and support. My Grandmother was diagnosed with advanced stage 4B Vulvar cancer in Feb.2010. The tumor was removed and she contracted an infection at the wound site. She has already gone through 3 surgeries to try to get rid of the infection and nothing is working. The doctors have tried so may…