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    Drug or Chemo Therapy (Chemotherapy): Was given doxil as a second line treatment.
    Had severe allergic reaction and was given the treatment through Dana Farber's desensitization program.
    Caused severe constipation and fatigue.
    Treatment was ineffective. Cancer did not respond to it.

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    Drug or Chemo Therapy: Began a Gemzar and Cisplatin combo.
    Severe fatigue which was treated with Ritalin.

    This combination has been tolerable and effective in treating the cancer. CA 125 gradually dropping and scans showing diminishment of tumors.

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    Drug or Chemo Therapy (Chemotherapy): Carboplatin and taxol
    Had allergic reaction which was managed with steroids and benadryl and slowed the flow of the IV
    This chemotherapy had no affect on the cancer and had to stop treatment and start a different therapy

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    Clinical Trial: After two ineffective chemotherapies, began a Phase II clinical trial at Dana Farber.
    Severe side effects included hypertension, constipation, and colitis. Ended up hospitalized for several days and was taken off the trial.

    Trial was showing amazing results in treating the cancer including a sharp drop in CA 125 and a very good CT scan.

    Very disappointing.