PamEBecker's Journey with Endometrioid, Ovarian or Fallopian Tu...

Survivor: Ovarian and Fallopian Tube Cancer > Epithelial Ovarian Carcinoma > Endometrioid

Patient Info: Finished active treatment more than 5 years ago, Diagnosed: almost 16 years ago, Female, Age: 55, Stage IIB

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    • PamEBecker
    • Experience with Endometrioid, Ovari...
    about 5 years ago
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    Misdiagnosed

    Oh No

    I was having terrible stomachaches with pain going down the back of my right leg. The Gastro Dr. kept telling me it was constipation. I complained of painful intercourse to the Gyno & he told me the same thing. I KNEW it was not constipation so I went to another Gastro Dr. and he immediately said "you need to go for an ultrasound today!"

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    • PamEBecker
    • Experience with Endometrioid, Ovari...
    about 5 years ago
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    Procedure or Surgery

    The debulking surgery was rough. I had it first in Dec 2001. I had a recurrance in May 2003 and had the surgery again. Any abdominal surgery is tough...

    Went as Expected: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • PamEBecker
    • Experience with Endometrioid, Ovari...
    about 5 years ago
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    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I expected it tobe MUCH worse. I think TV & Movies make chemo seem so horrible that I was expected it to be XXX. It was not terrible.

    Easy to Do: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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