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  • Forum Post: No fluid found in tumor?

    Hi Everyone, thank you for caring to read this. My mum, 68, was diagnosed in Nov 2012, with they think stage 3 OVCA that has spread to the omentum? They have been unable to operate due to blood clots on the lungs. The plan was for chemo for 3 cycles, surgery, then another 3 cycles. There was some...
  • Forum Post: Sensitive query - post hysterectomy and libido?

    I support women who are struggling with issues of sexuality after significant operations, a service user is concerned that after hysterectomy she has much less interest in sex and she fears it may impact on her marriage. I have advised against feeling rushed or pressured into sex but equally wondered...
  • Forum Post: Inoperable bowel obstruction

    16 months ago my mum was diagnosed with ovarian cancer. She's never told us exactly what the doctor has said about stage or malignancy, but from the disease progression it seems to me that it was at least stage 3 at diagnosis, and possibly already stage 4. After 4 sessions of chemotherapy, in...
  • Forum Post: How to tell my child his nannie has the C word...

    Hi all, I'm new to this site and really would like some advice. Last week my mother in law, who I am so close to was taken into hospital, despite going to the drs with the same complaints for over a year and pretty much being told she's a hypochondriac and there is nothing wrong with her...
  • Forum Post: Re: New Service- GOOD NEWS

    Hello Michelle, I am glad you have such an optimistic approach toward your treatment. Maybe it would be good to share this good new in the Ovarian cancer group - http://community.macmillan.org.uk/cancer_types/ovarian-cancer/default.asp. You could join the group to share your experience about the...
  • Blog Post: Kezzerbird..A phone call from DLA!!!!!!!!

    Yes the phone rang this morning and this little voice on the phone informed me that I don't need to appeal my case for mobility because my GP sent in the DS1500 form and that I have been granted the full care and mobility for the next three years. Now the Bird has many hidden talents has you know...
  • Blog Post: Kezzerbird...next chapter

    Well guys today was scan day and off I went to have the thorax, abdo and pelvis looked at to find out what is going on...am I worried...no not really because what will be will be and me worrying myself stupid will not change the results, so I shall put all my energy into fighting these tumours. So at...
  • Blog Post: Kezzerbird...re: An aploogy

    I may be wrong but the blog titled An apology sounds like my ex has written it and it seems to coincedentle that it isn't. I agree that all of us need support but writting an apology is like closing the stable door after the horse has bolted and I went through hell and back again ALONE because my...
  • Blog Post: Kezzerbird....one down!!!

    Hi guys...just a quick up date on my DLA, after having a weekend of total despair and lack of sleep worrying myself stupid over loosing almost £200 a month as from next month, my Mac nurse Mike was on the phone to tell me that my GP who is an amazing lady and knows me very well has done this particular...
  • Blog Post: Kezzerbird..dying but expected to work

    This goverment are clamping down on people who are defruding the system, I am all for these fakers being caught and punished BUT cancer patients who are dying from their desease are being vitimised. I had to go to a work focused interview, if I didn't I could have lost my Incapasity benifit, they...