mrk934's Journey with Ovarian and Fallopian Tube Cancer

Patient: Ovarian and Fallopian Tube Cancer

Patient Info: Currently in active treatment (initial surgery, receiving chemo rounds/radiation), Diagnosed: about 4 years ago, Female, Age: 62, Stage IIIC

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    • mrk934
    • Experience with Ovarian and Fallopian T...
    about 4 years ago
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    Misdiagnosed

    Oh No

    My internist treated me for diverticulosis for one year when I actually had a rapidly growing ovarian cancer

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    • mrk934
    • Experience with Ovarian and Fallopian T...
    about 4 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Each round of chemo ( every 3 weeks ) got worse with more and more side effects.

    Easy to Do: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • Experience with Ovarian and Fallopian T...
    about 4 years ago
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    Debulking surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    My surgery is scheduled for June 17, 2013...my tumors have become smaller and more freely movable on exam. My CEA 125 had dropped dramatically.

    Went as Expected: Not Specified
    Minimal Recovery: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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