I'm 58 and was just diagnosed with Paritneal cancer. Had surgery a month ago, now supposed to start the regular IV chemo on wednesday. They want to do the IP chemo too, but I have to gain enough weight for the dr. to be able to insert the pump in my abdoman. Hard to gain weight when everything I eat blows me up with so…
Treatment For Vaginal Adenocarcinoma--Questions?
Hi everyone, I am desperate for answers for my 88 year old mother. She was diagnosed with vaginal adenocarcinoma about 2 years ago. It was found in a routine exam (although she hadn't had an exam in about 5 years prior to that.)It was a small spot they said, but the doctors recommended some chemo once a week and 5 weeks of…
Poss Endometrial Cancer
Hi, I am new to all of this and I am scared. I have been having heavy periods for years. I have been on HRT for approx 7 years and every time I would bring this topic up with my Gyn my hormone meds would get changed. I have IC(Intersitial Cystitis) and my Urologist ordered a Pelvic U/S to check on pelvic pain. This started…
Radiation oncologist consult has left me confused.
I had my radiation consult today and I am thoroughly confused......The radiation oncologist was describing the treatment, which will be 25 external treatments in 5 weeks, nothing surprising there.....He asks if I have any questions. I ask him about side effects and fatigue. He proceeds to explain to me that typically…
Stomas after Pelvic Exenteration what are they like?
Looking to talk to someone who has had this proceedure done and can tell me about the stomas and the bags. Just want to know what I can expect. Will be having this done in about 3 weeks.
Cervical Cancer Recurrance
I would like to chat with someone who has survived Cervical Cancer Recurrance PLEASE. I have this and what to know what life is like after surgery so I know what I can expect. Please!!!
Please take a moment to view my link it will tell you a little about my own personal experience with cancer: http://bb-cache.channel4.com/bigbrother/article/feature/2010/Jul/29/jo-s-trust-suzanne-s-story/view.c4
I am currently participating in a national trial for recurrent cervical cancer. I was wondering if anyone else out there is also participating. The trial involves Avastin, so I am also curious if anyone else has had experience with this drug for other gynological cancers. Thanks!