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  • 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 15 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 18 views 2 comments Most recent by Nikki
  • SharonK
    Hi I'm Sharon
    Hello everyone, Well I am just passed the five year mark and know that I am so lucky.   It was a shock, as...
    SharonK 15 views 2 comments Most recent by RachelGT
  • RenM153
    About Me :(
    Hi Everyone, My name is Renee.  I was diagnosed with Stage 3 ovarian cancer in 2015.  I carry the BRCA1 mutation.  I was NED (no...
    RenM153 18 views 6 comments Most recent by Nikki
  • sisterJanine
    any one used Medicinal Cannabis?
    Hi my name is Janine and my sister has a recurrence of ovarian cancer. She has a large tumour in the pelvis which has...
    sisterJanine 13 views 0 comments Most recent by sisterJanine
  • Lizzie500
    Hi my name is Elizabeth and this is my first post:)
    I was disgnosed with Stage 2 ovarian cancer in April at the and of 53. My sister died of breast cancer nearly 3 years...
    Lizzie500 48 views 7 comments Most recent by Helen
  • Meredith
    Intraperitoneal chemo
    Hi folks, I'm recently diagnosed with high grade serous OC (stage 3) and bounced back pretty well after a radical hysterectomy 5 weeks ago. I've...
    Meredith 11 views 6 comments Most recent by mphil21
  • KarenB
    Hello. I'm Karen from FNQ
    I was diagnosed with Stage IV ovarian cancer in April 2016.  I did 6 rounds of chemo last year and 17 rounds of Avastin.  I...
    KarenB 25 views 3 comments Most recent by Nikki
  • Delhawk
    Hello I am Del.
    Hi I'm Del, I am 61 years old and was first diagnosed stage 3 in Perth July 2016. Had chemo, an operation. and more chemo,...
    Delhawk 19 views 2 comments Most recent by Nikki
  • LynnatCamelot
    Just finished 6 rounds of chemo.
    Just finished 6 rounds of weekly chemo.  Start on 3 weekly Bevacizumab next week for 9 months. I had a radical hysterectomy back in April, plus...
    LynnatCamelot 12 views 2 comments Most recent by SharonK
  • HealthyNow
    Chinese Medicine with Chemo
    Good morning Helen and others! I visited the Chinese Medical Doctor also trained in Western medicine. I researched several of these with ovarian cancer...
    HealthyNow 15 views 1 comment Most recent by Helen
  • Marie79
    Hi i'am Tanya from central australia
    I was diagnosed with Ovarian Cancer in 2015 after a raptured cyst. I had the whole hysterectomy and the removal of both my ovaries...
    Marie79 19 views 3 comments Most recent by Nikki
  • Halycon
    Waiting for diagnosis
    Hi. My name is Claire. I feel a bit of a fraud posting as I have yet to have a definitive diagnosis. My gynaecologist...
    Halycon 23 views 1 comment Most recent by Karen
  • susana
    Travel after treatment
    Hi everyone - my name is Sue ( aged 61) and I have just finished radiation treatment for ovarian cancer stage 3C. Prior to...
    susana 14 views 4 comments Most recent by ChristineC
  • HealthyNow
    COLDS - Banned
    Dear Helen, warm regards and wishes for NO cold.  I bet it did lay you low and it would be scary as well.  When...
    HealthyNow 13 views 0 comments Most recent by HealthyNow
  • HealthyNow
    Mistletoe
    Hey All - anyone using mistletoe?  How do you take it?  I have no interest in injecting myself with anything so that option is...
    HealthyNow 13 views 1 comment Most recent by Helen
  • cunningham200
    Hi, I'm Sharon
    The doctors have just accidentally found a growth on my ovary and think that I have ovarian cancer.  The gyno did a pepille? but...
    cunningham200 20 views 6 comments Most recent by Helen
  • HealthyNow
    Hello Helen!
    I have to say receiving a transfusion is up there with THE WEIRDEST experiences.  I am VERY grateful for the care and the medicines....
    HealthyNow 13 views 0 comments Most recent by HealthyNow
  • HealthyNow
    Thanks Helen....
    your fast response makes me cry.  Wow, a couple of hours - the lab may not be open so I am now anxious about...
    HealthyNow 12 views 0 comments Most recent by HealthyNow
  • HealthyNow
    Helen!!!!
    I am totally bummed out ...the hospital just said I have to have a blood transfusion tomorrow and then another blood test before chemo...
    HealthyNow 12 views 1 comment Most recent by Helen
  • shaz81
    Hi! I'm Sharon
    Hi, I'm Sharon. I don't know if I'm in the right place. I have spent the last few months going from GP's having u/s, blood...
    shaz81 14 views 7 comments Most recent by Helen
  • HealthyNow
    For Susan Travel
    Susan - YOU GO GIRL - absolutely plan fun stuff every chance you get. I contacted molle@topsailinsurance.com for a work aboard tall ship sail...
    HealthyNow 14 views 0 comments Most recent by HealthyNow
  • HealthyNow
    Hair loss
    Nikki - thanks!  You are very very right about students being more supportive than staff - it's the ol' work thing - burn out,...
    HealthyNow 48 views 2 comments Most recent by Helen
  • HealthyNow
    platinum resistance
    Hey Nikki, Helen - and other fighters, winners, hard to find the right adjectives -  today is my birthday and I am sad -...
    HealthyNow 16 views 1 comment Most recent by Nikki
  • HealthyNow
    For Helen
    Helen - How are YOU feeling today?  Nice that you have the lifestyle to accommodate a bit of reading and emails and rest.  Those...
    HealthyNow 9 views 1 comment Most recent by Nikki
  • HealthyNow
    Chemo 11 - so tired!
    Hello Family, Just completed chemo 11 with topotecan - 45 min drip.  Laid around in hospital all day Saturday and just got home today...
    HealthyNow 18 views 1 comment Most recent by Helen
  • HealthyNow
    Home from second opinion
    HELEN - you are an angel.  Thanks for writing.  OK - here is the poop I feel more in love with my doctors and...
    HealthyNow 14 views 5 comments Most recent by HealthyNow
  • HealthyNow
    2nd opinion appointment
    Hi family - just made my first 2nd opinion appointment with Koon Foundation Sun Yat Sen Cancer Center - they have a higher survival...
    HealthyNow 24 views 1 comment Most recent by Helen
  • HealthyNow
    Friday, July 7 2017
    Hey Group - today is the first Friday since October 13, 2016 that I have not had to go into my hospital for the...
    HealthyNow 10 views 10 comments Most recent by Helen
  • alibird
    Hi I'm Alison
    I was diagnosed with stage IIIc ovca at age 51 in December 2009. After my initial surgery & chemo, my first recurrence was about...
    alibird 37 views 4 comments Most recent by alibird