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Nicole

Nicole
Cancer Type: Ovarian Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 1
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Endometrioid Adenocarcinoma
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.

1 Very Palpable Hit

1 Very Palpable Hit
Cancer Type: Ovarian Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 4
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: high-grade serous ovarian adenocarcinoma (sub-type of epithelial)
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…more

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

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
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Ovarian Cancer
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...

Beth

Beth
Cancer Type: Ovarian Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 4
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Stage 4
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.

Julie

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

Katherine

Katherine
Cancer Type: Ovarian Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 4
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Stage IV
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…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…more

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 Symptoms: Bloating, fatigue, lower abdominal pain
Surgery Description, Dates & Side Effects: Laparoscopy - 12/21/16

DENA

DENA
Bio: 60 YEARS YOUNG, MIDDLE CHILD OF NINE, MOTHER OF 3, GRANDMA OF 3 MBA, BUSINESS PROFESSIONAL, HS & COLLEGE PROF.,MARRIED ALWAYS, CHRISTIAN, FARMER AND SURVIVOR.
Cancer Type: Ovarian Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 3B
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: PRIMARY PARATONEAL CARCINOMA
Cancer Symptoms: BLOATING, MOODY, WEIGHT GAIN, TIRED

Kathleen

Kathleen
Bio: I find out 9-29-14 when I begin Chemo treatments. I'm a little nervous but have great support and inspiration around me. I figured this website would be helpful and a good way to get support, advice and help from peopleā€¦more
Cancer Type: Ovarian Cancer
Stage of Cancer: Stage 2
Medical Term for the Type of Cancer: Germ Cell: Dysgerminoma
Cancer Symptoms: bloating, weight loss, had a sharp pain one night that subsided to a dull ache in right ovary area, couldn't lay flat, felt full after small meals, one day I had diarrhea and excessive gas every 10 minutes, heartburn, frequent…more
Chemotherapy Description, Dates & Side Effects: 3 cycles of: Cisplatin, Bleomycin, and Etopiside which caused nausea, fatigue, by second cycle I could no longer naturally fall asleep, escalated pulse, anxiety, depression, dry mouth and skin which now I have scratch marks on my back, vomiting, got…more
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