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CA125 still 18

BonnieR's picture
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Joined: Jan 2004

Hi everyone, My tumor markers are staying low on the cytoxin/avastin treatments, we are pleased with the results. I am still having severe headaches and now going to see some other Drs to try and find out why. My bloodpressure has come down from the 100mg of Toprol a day that I take. Not as low they'd like it but great compared to what it was running. I guess most of the people on avastin suffer high blood pressure.

Just wanted to say hello and let you know I am still around and doing amazingly well.

Monika how are you? How's the checkups been going?

Paula how are your treatments going? Have you adjusted to the daily meds?

So many of you to say hello to. I pray for all of you everyday. You all have been such a wonderful source of support and energy. Prayers N Hugs to all. Bonnie

PS For those that are struggling know there are many of us here for you. We may not post all the time but do read your posts and keep you close in prayer.

jamilou's picture
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Joined: Mar 2005

That is wonderful news that your CA125 is staying low. I am sorry to hear though that you are still having other health issues. I hope they can find some answers for you soon. As always I am keeping all of you in my prayers!

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Joined: Mar 2003

Hi Bonnie! I'm glad to see your markers are staying low. I know Avastin can be very effective, but can be hard on other parts of a body, so I hope you'll find some relief from the headaches.

It's good to hear from you, and great to hear that your CA-125 is 18; I hope this translates into more laughs and love for you!

JanQ's picture
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Joined: Jan 2004

That is so good to hear Bonnie! I have my first official visit with my new doctor Monday, I will be glad to see what he has to say and see what my counts are now. 3 months ago they were 104, we'll see. I hate to hear about your blood pressure though hopefully they will be able to get that under control.

Well I hope you are having good weather, we are going to get us a big watermelon Saturday and go to the Smoky Mountains and hit some trails and watch the creek. I am excited. God Bless and take care.


mssue's picture
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Joined: Oct 2003

Hi Bonnie ,

I think of You often so I'm glad to know You are doing so well. I know there are probably somedays better than others but I pray for more better.I sure hope You find some releif from those headaches,maybe at least some answers to know what You are dealing with.
My Husband was dx'd with kidney cancer a couple of weeks ago,they don't think it has spread but will be removing his kidney this Friday-keep him in Your prayers please and continue to take good care of Yourself-God Bless You!!!

BonnieR's picture
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Joined: Jan 2004

Sue, I am so sorry to hear about your husbands diagnosis. How did surgery go? How are you doing? Do you have a good support system, many prayers your way. Prayers N Hugs Bonnie

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