Solent Lady

Ovarian Cancer Raising Awareness

My journey through ovarian cancer - findings, tips and tricks.

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  • FURIOUS - ANSWERS ON A POSTCARD!

    The hospital have written to me "there was no large ovarian mass at the time of the first two examinations". I beg to strongly differ! Photo A – Taken January 2009 before my examination in May 2009. Photo B – Taken March 2011 – same trousers.!! I can even put two hands inside them. So if it wasn’t...
  • Ovarian Cancer - Why Didn't the Penny Drop?

    Despite ovarian cancer being the No.1 killer of the female cancers I knew absolutely nothing about the symptoms. I had never even heard of ovarian cancer. OVARIAN CANCER SYMPTOMS : The symptoms range from bloated stomach, feeling full, frequent need to urinate and leakage, runs or constipation, pain in back, stomach or leg. (I had what I...
  • Boots to do Chemotherapy

    I read with absolute incredibility that Boots are going to do our chemo. No I have not been drinking. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-1349687/NHS-reform-Cancer-sufferers-given-chemotherapy-Boots-branches.html Why were we not told about this when Paul Burstow MP visited Macmillan? That would have been an important discussion. Boots...
  • Three month check

    The three month check is due on Friday and I have had my blood taken in preparation. If I do not get the all clear I will be devastated. Not so much from the treatment point of view but it putting my life on hold. Already we want to do things but have to wait the results "just in case". Last year was a constant wait as we went from one medical...
  • Absolutely bewildered and in shock

    Went for the results of my CT scan to be told there was a nodule still and I would be monitored. I saw the large melon size one on the right hand side and another about the size of a penny on the left hand side when they were doing my ultra sound scan. I understood both ovaries and tubes were being taken out........................... so where is this...