New to the Network
Hi, I'm new to the network and would like to get to know others who have pritoneal cancer. There is so little information out there that I think talking to others with the same disease will help us all understand the good and the bad.
MD Anderson - Worth the trip?
Hi All, Would appreciate any feedback on this posting. My mother, 68 years old, was diagnosed yesterday with stage IV ovarian cancer with mets to the peritoneum, omentum, and epicardial lymph nodes. We are headed to MD Anderson next week. Has anyone had any experience at MD Anderson? Please provide feedback - positive and…
My wife has peritoneal cancer and we are exploring the idea of HIPEC surgery. Has anybody underwent this type of surgery with Dr. Moller of Sylvester Cancer Institute from Miami FL.
CAT scan results not good need info
My husband had colon cancer that spread to his peritoneal HIPEC survey in January 2012 today is our first time back to start chemo but they did scan prior to chemo which show microscopic cancer on outside of liver and lymph nodes Very scared can he still beat this? He has always responded to chemo very well and they want…
We spoke to Oncologist and find out that wife is diagnosed with Ovarion Cancer Stage IIIC, not PPC, as considered before. Ruby is back home now after three surgeries and hopefully will start with 6 rounds of Chemo.
Hi everybody Just passing on my good news! Having now finished 7 rounds of carboplatin/taxol and 2 surgeries in the last 6 months my oncologist last week told me I am in remission. I am over the moon! My CA125 down to a normal 21 so very happy with that. Off to Italy and the UK in two weeks and will spend 5 weeks…
Time to start chemo
Does any one knows how long is wait time to start chemo after debulking surgery? My wife had surgery on June 12th and we are getting appointment for Aug 13th. We are not sure if its too late to start chemo.
it's been awhile
Just popping in. Life seems to just roll on and on, ya know? Mom is still in remission. So that's 8 months. I have a question though. She has been nauseous constantly. She also has no energy. It is sad seeing as though she has been without chemo for so long. She still hasn't bounced all the way back. I am happy but it just…
My wife was just diagnosed with peritoneal carcinoma with ascides
my wife was just diagnosed with peritoneal carcinoma with ascides stage 3c she just took her first round of treatment on fri Taxol and Carboplatinum what can we expect we are both scared
On Thursday I had an allergic reaction to my Carboplatin. It began with itchiness on my hands and feet which spread to my trunk. Then I had this strange tighness in my chest and my breathing began to feel strange. I pressed the alarm button and the nurses gave me an oxygen mask. I think I panicked a bit and my breathing…