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  • EllenJS
    Hi, I'm Ellen. My mum was just diagnosed so I have few general first questions.
    Hi, I'm Ellen. My mum was recently diagnosed with stage three ovarian cancer. I'm wondering if people have had good or bad experiences with...
    EllenJS 24 views 4 comments Most recent by Nikki
  • HealthyNow
    To Meredith IP chemo
    Hey Meredith and everyone else - just dropping in to say hi - I could have had IP during my surgery - if you...
    HealthyNow 16 views 0 comments Most recent by HealthyNow
  • admin
    Have You Seen Our Introduction Video?
    Need a refresher on Ovarian Cancer Australia Connect and how it works? Watch our helpful video here; https://vimeo.com/165400917 And as always please don't hesitate...
    admin 13 views 0 comments Most recent by admin
  • jmargaretb
    Hi, I'm Jenny, not sure about my story yet. I had ph call on Friday
    just went to hospital after acute pain. They found a 10cm mass. I'm waiting for mater to ring me Monday/Tuesday. It does appear to...
    jmargaretb 35 views 2 comments Most recent by jmargaretb
  • jenniej
    Hi i am jennie I was diagnosed with Stage 3 ovarian cancer in july 2015.
    i was diagnosed with stage 3 ovarian cancer in july 2015. I had the major surgery done followed by weekly chemo for 18 weeks....
    jenniej 27 views 6 comments Most recent by Helen
  • TerritoryTuff
    Hello All I am Carrol
    I was diagnosed in September 2015 after I had a bout of abdo pain caused by my humble appendix. No other symptoms. It took...
    TerritoryTuff 24 views 1 comment Most recent by Nikki
  • HealthyNow
    Bowel movements :-)
    Anyone had this experience?  Yesterday I got up and had a bowel movement then I proceeded to have 6 more - all in good...
    HealthyNow 28 views 2 comments Most recent by HealthyNow
  • sylviesan
    Hi all. I'm Sylvia
    Hi all. I'm Sylvia and new to online forum chat.
    sylviesan 20 views 1 comment Most recent by Helen
  • admin
    Uploading or Changing Your Profile Picture
    Want to add a photo of you or even just an image you like to your posts? Follow the steps below to upload or...
    admin 23 views 0 comments Most recent by admin
  • LisaR
    Hi I'm Lisa
    Hi all, I'm Lisa.  53, single, living with my two cats.  I work full time as an Occupational Therapist.  Though currently on sick and...
    LisaR 29 views 9 comments Most recent by Nightowl
  • RachelGT
    Guilt
    Hi all I've been processing a bit lately. I'm at the 3 year anniversary of when OC was suspected for me (3 years post treatment...
    RachelGT 27 views 8 comments Most recent by RachelGT
  • Nightowl
    Finger & Toe Nails
    Hello. I've been having Chemo treatment (Taxol & Carboplatin) which has been stopped 2 weeks early because of the impact it's having on my finger...
    Nightowl 40 views 15 comments Most recent by HealthyNow
  • airfemale
    Hi I am Sharon
    I was diagnosed finally in January 2013. I have had remission and two reoccurrences.  I have just finished Gem and Carb after 6 months....
    airfemale 23 views 6 comments Most recent by Karen
  • admin
    Exploring the Groups and Starting New Topics
    Hi all, As you scroll through our forum you'll see we've set up some specific groups: "Newly Diagnosed", "Recurrence", "Younger Women", "Family and Friends" and...
    admin 12 views 2 comments Most recent by admin
  • Chris
    Hi my name is Chris and I have recurrent Primary Peritoneal Cancer stage 3c.
    Hi I'm interested in talking about cancer recurrence.  I was diagnosed in 2010 with Primary Peritoneal Cancer which is treated similarly to Ovarian Cancer. ...
    Chris 125 views 4 comments Most recent by Helen
  • Sirin
    Sirin
    Hi all, I'm Sirin. I was diagnosed with a Stage 2, Grade 3 Immature Teratoma a.k.a Germ Cell Tumor. My Tumor was 20cm when...
    Sirin 21 views 3 comments Most recent by RachelGT
  • Sirin
    Hiya, I'm Sirin
    I was diagnosed and treated for an immature teratoma or a 20cm germ cell tumor. I had surgery to first remove the tumor then for...
    Sirin 18 views 3 comments Most recent by Sirin
  • admin
    New Webinar Library
    Over the past year Ovarian Cancer Australia have produced a series of webinars and we are pleased to let you know that all recordings...
    admin 17 views 0 comments Most recent by admin
  • Karen26
    Hi, I'm Karen
    Hi, my name is Karen. Recently I was admitted to hospital with severe Diverticulitis, I was told I would need to have 5 days...
    Karen26 18 views 4 comments Most recent by RachelGT
  • juliaoptimumhealth2017
    Hi I'm Julia
    Hi there, I'm a newbie. My name's Julia. I am 43 and have 5 children ranging from 23 to 11. I was diagnosed with stage...
    juliaoptimumhealth2017 36 views 1 comment Most recent by Nikki
  • admin
    Particpate in our Support Services Survey!
    At Ovarian Cancer Australia we want to ensure we are providing beneficial information and support services to women with ovarian cancer, their families and...
    admin 14 views 0 comments Most recent by admin
  • admin
    Ovarian Cancer Australia's YouTube Channel
    Did you know that Ovarian Cancer Australia has a YouTube Channel? Recently we've published videos from our "Future Directions in Ovarian Cancer" forum on...
    admin 19 views 0 comments Most recent by admin
  • didi73
    Hi everyone
    I don't know if I've come to the right place but my mother in law was diagnosed with stage 4b April last year. She's...
    didi73 21 views 1 comment Most recent by Helen
  • admin
    Webinar; Supporting the health and wellbeing of carers.
    ‘About Us’ – Supporting the health and wellbeing of carers and the person they are caring for.   3rd April 2017 2:00pm – 3:30pm AEDT...
    admin 22 views 0 comments Most recent by admin
  • admin
    Sharing your Story
    One of Ovarian Cancer Australia’s visions is to raise awareness of ovarian cancer in the community. This is most effective when we can share your...
    admin 19 views 0 comments Most recent by admin
  • kalamari2085
    Hi There. Im Kayla.
    Hello All. I just wanted to introduce myself and tell and little bit of my story. I was diagnosed in 2007 with stage 3 ovarian cancer...
    kalamari2085 29 views 5 comments Most recent by Jesussalvation2016
  • quirkycindy
    Hi all, I'm Lucinda
    Hello everyone who is on this wonderful website. I am a very passionate 15 year old from down south WA.  My story consists of...
    quirkycindy 22 views 2 comments Most recent by Jesussalvation2016
  • admin
    New Directions for Ovarian Cancer Treatment Forum
    With more than 8000 women in Australia currently living with ovarian cancer there is a lot of research still needed to ensure they receive...
    admin 16 views 0 comments Most recent by admin
  • admin
    March Tele-Support Groups
    This month's tele-support groups will discuss the topic of  "Recurrence and Anxiety". As our guest speakers we are pleased to welcome staff from the psychosocial support...
    admin 11 views 0 comments Most recent by admin
  • nicki
    Talcum powder related to ovarian cancer
    Hi all, I recently came across this article, http://thelawfirm.com/talcum-powder-lawsuit/. It is said that the use of talcum powder causes ovarian cancer among women. And there...
    nicki 19 views 1 comment Most recent by admin