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  • admin
    Forum Queries?
    Don't forget if you have any queries, questions or issues regarding the online forum you can always contact our support team by email on...
    admin 15 views 4 comments Most recent by admin
  • Anna
    Hi my name is Anna
    I just wanted to chat with anyone who has been on or is on Olaparib  (Lynparza ). I have just started a week ago...
    Anna 23 views 2 comments Most recent by HealthyNow
  • Sioux
    Good Afternoon
    Good Afternoon, Here is my story...l was diagnosed with Ovarian Cancer mid November 2017, and was operated on in mid Januarythis year.  I have just...
    Sioux 25 views 5 comments Most recent by JoyB
  • Annette79
    Low grade 3c OC
    Hi! Interested in connecting with anyone that has been diagnosed with low grade 3c Ovarian Cancer.  I have recently had surgery and will have...
    Annette79 28 views 0 comments Most recent by Annette79
  • Susan21
    Stage 3c
    Hi ladies I really would like to hear from ladies who were diagnosed with stage 3c (aggressive ) cancer and your journey . I have...
    Susan21 33 views 22 comments Most recent by Susan21
  • DeeDee
    Hi I’m Dionne
    Hi everyone, I’m 49 and I was diagnosed November 2017 after being told by 3 doctors it was IBS as I was suffering from...
    DeeDee 32 views 7 comments Most recent by DeeDee
  • nellie63
    Travel Insurance
    Hi My name is Cherie and I was wondering if anyone has had success getting travel insurance??
    nellie63 27 views 2 comments Most recent by nellie63
  • HealthyNow
    Helen
    Helen - what is your treatment on Friday?  I will call Chi-Hau Chen tomorrow to find out if my Feb 10th chemo is 1...
    HealthyNow 12 views 2 comments Most recent by HealthyNow
  • ecraftybean
    I am Elaine and I need to live
    my name is Elaine, I have stage 3 ovarian cancer diagnosed september 2016. currently undergoing my third type of chemo. I wish to live...
    ecraftybean 33 views 3 comments Most recent by Leonie
  • HealthyNow
    January 2018 SCAN
    Hey family - My scan last Saturday, which my doc read at home that night, shows the cancer has spread again to lymph nodes near...
    HealthyNow 22 views 0 comments Most recent by HealthyNow
  • HealthyNow
    refractory platinum
    If you have refractory platinum oc - what chemo are you using?  Do you think you have a chance to live very long?  Do...
    HealthyNow 22 views 0 comments Most recent by HealthyNow
  • Alice
    What else
    I was wondering if anyone looked overseas for any treatments post protocol?
    Alice 17 views 0 comments Most recent by Alice
  • Alice
    Follow up after treatment
    I have just recently finished treatment for stage 3c OC and wanted to know what to expect with follow up and the best test...
    Alice 21 views 1 comment Most recent by Helen
  • Noddy17
    Noddy17
    hello my name is Gail Osbourne and I was diagnosed with stage 3 ovarian cancer in March 17. Finished my chemo on Sept 1...
    Noddy17 19 views 4 comments Most recent by Susan21
  • clairebear
    hi my name is claire
    Hi claire here. Im 55 and diagnosed with Ovarian Cancer stage 4 in August this year. Really no signs or symptoms  before hand that...
    clairebear 34 views 1 comment Most recent by RachelGT
  • mamamarg
    Hi from Margaret
    Hi, I'm Margaret, retired nurse and midwife, diagnosed with Stage 4 , or so I'm told, Sept 2014. I thought my life had ended, but...
    mamamarg 22 views 1 comment Most recent by Helen
  • admin
    A reminder; OCA Connect has private messaging!
    Do you have something you’re itching to ask another member but would prefer to ask privately? You can try sending them a private message. 1....
    admin 19 views 0 comments Most recent by admin
  • Annette79
    Tips for Surgery
    Hi, Feeling very emotional all afternoon as I found out today I'm due to have surgery the week my 6yr old starts grade one...
    Annette79 23 views 3 comments Most recent by admin
  • janbrady
    Need help & advice for best friend
    Hi there I am writing for my bestie. She was diagnosed with breast cancer 5 years ago had mastectomy & chemo, stage 2 estrogen driven,...
    janbrady 26 views 2 comments Most recent by admin
  • singsongy
    Parp Inhibitors - Recurrence
    Hi, My mom has had a recurrence.  The doctor is talking parp-inhibitors in a carboplatinum sensitive person.  Anyone here doing parp-inhibitors?  They seem amazing.
    singsongy 29 views 6 comments Most recent by Helen
  • LynMcVicar
    Lyn
    Hi Everyone, My name is Lyn and I was diagnosed in Feb this year I guess we mostly have the same story with symptoms. I...
    LynMcVicar 24 views 6 comments Most recent by fugazi
  • LynnatCamelot
    Hair again!
    Thanks for remembering me, Helen.  Now that I get treated only every 3 weeks, we dashed away to King Valley with friends and also...
    LynnatCamelot 17 views 3 comments Most recent by Helen
  • Rossie15
    Cancer Reoccurred
    Hi,  I'm Ros, I was diagnosed with Ovarian cancer stage 3 July 2016, had surgery, finished chemo Feb 2017, and no trace of the...
    Rossie15 15 views 3 comments Most recent by LisaR
  • ecraftybean
    I need to live
    I would like to know more about women like myself who have stage 3 and have lived longer than the first told 2 to...
    ecraftybean 11 views 5 comments Most recent by Rossie15
  • clairebear
    chemo issues
    Hi im claire stage 4 OV  just wondering has anyone had there chemo stopped indefinitely due to the affects of chemo on their  white...
    clairebear 11 views 4 comments Most recent by Helen
  • Jeanette
    Hi from Jeanette
    Hi Ladies. I’m Jeanette age 62 I have stage 4 ov ca. My journey started with a discharge in Dec 2014, bad Pap smear, cancer...
    Jeanette 14 views 2 comments Most recent by Helen
  • SharonK
    Hi Lynne
    apologies.. having trouble navigating a reply to you ... the chemist made me up a cream I know it only had olive oil and...
    SharonK 11 views 1 comment Most recent by LynnatCamelot
  • LynnatCamelot
    Thanks Helen re hair
    Thanks Helen.  Mine seems to be growing back.  It's about 1/2 inch all over.  Too fine to see yet, but I think it's gone...
    LynnatCamelot 13 views 1 comment Most recent by Helen
  • mcowie
    Hi everyone. Maxine here. Much to read here. Thanks.
    Just half way through chemo. SE’s starting to really kick in. Having this week off treatment. Learning how to manage life feeling like a...
    mcowie 14 views 1 comment Most recent by Nikki
  • AngelaA
    Hi. I'm Angela
    The main purpose of this blog is to let other potential sufferers of ovarian cancer know the importance of ‘being in tune’ with your...
    AngelaA 17 views 2 comments Most recent by Nikki