Kidney damage and other side effects from chemo?
HI, I was wondering if anyone else has had to deal with side effects from chemo...I was overdosed on taxol/carboplatin (weekly for 8 months) and now, even though my CA125 has been in the single digits for about a year, I suffer from kidney damage and also neuropathy-no feeling below the ankles. I have to have ureter stents…
Hi all - I am aa volunteer at Gilda's Club (named for Gilda Radner) where anyone touched by cancer can go for social and emotional support. They are involved in the Revlon Run/Walk for Women taking place on Saturday, May 1 in NYC- raising money to help fight women's cancers. They need 40 more people to volunteer to help…
I am new to the site and in need of some advice. I was diagnosed in June 2001, had surgery with a full hysterectomy and have been on and off chemo ever since. During the last several months, while on Topotecan and now Doxil, I started having some issues with my face breaking out. Has anyone else experienced this on chemo…
I need questions answered
I have been not feeling right for a long while now. 5 days ago i just started getting a really sharp pain on the right side of my abdomen just above my hip bone. If I press on it it hurts under my ribcage. It also hurts when not pushing on it and i just developed pain around my belly button on the right hand side. It woke…
counts still going up
Hello, I just got my monthly results and another month - actually 3 weeks - and the numbers keep rising. Next month is my Dr appt and I don't have any idea what to expect. I have now let people know for it's been 3 months now and just creeping up every time. I thought we beat this thing, I thought WOW a miracle. I know it…
Hi. I have recurrent ovarian cancer, stage 3, and lost all of my hair after my first round of chemo (taxol/carboplatin). I found an attractive wig, but it is very uncomfortable to have to wear it from morning till night. My last treatment is Monday. How soon can I expect my hair to grow back to a length of at least four…
WAIT A MINUTE!!
I am new to the sight & I was looking through the old posts and I saw something about DVT and ovca being related? WOW! I am 29 years old I suffered from a pulmonary embolism when I was 25 and 27 after my pe I being having problems with my cycle. I bled for two years straight. Doc thought I had adenomyosis and I had an…
Hi Ellen: I read your post, and it said that you were being treated @ Sloan Kettering> I am too for OVCA stage 3a. iwas wondering who you doctor was, if you don't mind me asking and if you are satisfied w/ treatment? I am being seen by Dr. Hensley for my chemo, and I like her alot. I am glad to hear you are feeling well,…
Has anyone with recurrent ovarian cancer been treated with topotecan. If so could you let me know if it worked and what side effects you had.Thanks Elishaw
Hi everyone, I am 29 years old. I recently started having pain (feels like contractions). I went to the doctor to see what it may be. He told me that a ultrasound showed a "cyst" on my right ovary. Then he proceeds to tell me that my ultrasound results showed a 5cm tumor not a cyst (he said because of the size). I was…