Hi from Jeanette
Hi Ladies. Im Jeanette age 62
I have stage 4 ov ca. My journey started with a discharge in Dec 2014, bad Pap smear, cancer polyp in my uterus. By Feb 2015 I had radical hysterectomy, and no other ca cells found, so chemo was not suggested. In hindsight, chemo might have prevented metastasis back then.
A year later I felt crowded in my chest, but GPs failed to diagnose for several months. The thickening in my chest and abdomen was only detected in a CT scan (nothing showed in ultrasound scans).
I had a laparotomy but the tumours were scattered throughout my Omentum and peritoneum, nothing was removed.
Ive had 2 rounds of chemo, and have had 6 months in remission since then. Im starting to get unusual pains in my side, so I think Ill Be back to chemo soon.
Im not looking forward to trying to recover after chemo. Ive only regained about 60% of my pre-cancer strength.
I was Braca gene tested but Im negative, so I couldnt get into a trial.
I generally keep very positive, but thats not so easy when it hurts to breathe.
Back to oncologist this week. ?