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Dawn

Dawn
Cancer Type: Ovarian Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 4 cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Stage 4 ovarian, spleen, liver, Breast
Ovarian Cancer Symptoms: None at the moment
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: 2003 stage 2 breast cancer, 2012 stage 1 breast cancer, 2015 ovarian cancer, 2016 cancer has spread all over
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: Have had chemo continuously for 2 years

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1 Very Palpable Hit

1 Very Palpable Hit
Cancer Type: Ovarian Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 4 cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: high-grade serous ovarian adenocarcinoma (sub-type of epithelial)
Ovarian Cancer Symptoms: I found a lump in my neck above my collarbone, and I had been having shortness of breath when speaking and exercising. Also tightness of upper chest when exercising.
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: TAHBSO and section of supraclavicular lymph node on July 25th, 2011; emergency flap craniotomy (brain surgery) Jan 30, 2016
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: Combined carboplatin and taxol, both administered systemically by IV started August 10, 2011, with last cycle administered November 23, 2011. Side effects included: nausea that was only gotten under control after the second administration using about 5 drugs; intense fatigue; muscle and joint pains that were reduced with tylenol and later greatly reduced with gabopentin; intense neuropathy in hands…more

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Joy

Joy
Bio: ovary cancer stage 3 just discharged from hospital and told
Cancer Type: Ovarian Cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: stage 3

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Nancy

Nancy
Bio: Working mom
Cancer Type: Ovarian Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 3C cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Ovarian based peritoneal cancer
Ovarian Cancer Symptoms: Bloating, fluid in peritonium. I had elective surgery in 2010 when my sister was diagnosed with stage 4. No signs of cancer then -ca 125 of 11. So in feb 2015 diagnoses with cancer in peritoneal wall
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: Surgery in June 2015 to remove uterus, cancer and put in intraperitonial port
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: 2/2015-abraxene and carbo, 8/2015-cistplatinum, 1/2016- cist and topitican, then clinical trial, then doxcil with carbo, just stopped parp after 85 days, starting avastin abd chlorophamide (sp?)

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Beth

Beth
Cancer Type: Ovarian Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 4 cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Stage 4
Ovarian Cancer Symptoms: Bloating, abdominal pain low & in lower left, constipation & diarrhea,
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: 07/20/2017 - Extremely tired, some nausea, fidgety legs, no energy for a week.

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Nicole

Nicole
Cancer Type: Ovarian Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 1 cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Endometrioid Adenocarcinoma
Ovarian Cancer Symptoms: Abdominal bloating, weight gain, stomach the size of a full term pregnant woman, irregular bleeding, chest pain.
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: Removal of the left ovary and Fallopian tube. Removal of twenty pound abdominal tumor.
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: Carboplatin & Taxol combination- just started 09/13/2017.

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Jesse

Jesse
Bio: Husband,Dad,PopPop,Brother,Marathoner,Lyme Disease Survivor,Professional Driver,Banker,Landscaper,Mastiff lover,Avid reader,Book collector,Comic lover...
Cancer Type: Ovarian Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 1 cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Ovarian Cancer
Ovarian Cancer Symptoms: Currently in treatment...
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: Feb 22 2016 Hysterectomy & Appendix
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: 1.Carnoplatin/Taxol...March 30 2016 & continued for 18 straight weeks plus 4.5 blood transfusions 2.Folfox...May 2017 4 infusions then stopped because it wasn't working...

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Julie

Julie
Cancer Type: Ovarian Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 3C cancer

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Katherine

Katherine
Cancer Type: Ovarian Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 4 cancer
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Stage IV
Ovarian Cancer Symptoms: Pleural effusions around my right lung
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: Went in for post menapausal bleeding. My left ovary was enveloped in an unusual cyst. Because if my weight and three previous c-cections I was opened up for surgery and had a complete hysterectomy. Omentum, lymph nodes and fluid were tested at that time and all came back negative for cancer. There was stage one cancer in the ovary and…more
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: Beginning in April I had three treatments with Taxol and carbo platinum as well as Avastin. Joint pain was rough but gone after a week or so. I've mostly been easily tired out. My CA125 went up so I had another PETCT that showed an increase in the cancer I am now getting Doxil every four weeks and Avastin every…more

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Jamie

Jamie
Bio: 18 years old / game development student and retail worker at an arts and crafts store / recently diagnosed with ovarian cancer
Cancer Type: Ovarian Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 1 cancer
Ovarian Cancer Symptoms: Bloating, fatigue, lower abdominal pain
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: Laparoscopy - 12/21/16

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