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Women with our type of Uterus cancer are rare only 5% of all I did very well with treatment. Fatigue will last five days or so after infusion but then improves.
Before you decide to make changes to your life insurance read more. If you’re a survivor of cervical, ovarian, uterine, vaginal, or vulvar cancer, please consider sharing your story here. Right now I am still tryig to heal from surgery where they had to remove a tumor, both ovaries, both falopian tubes part of my upper vagina, my appendix and part of the pelvic wall. I had been having a little bit of bleeding in between my periods, so it was a little worrisome. For me, the physical exercise is more of a conversation with my body. Normal level is 30. As scared as I was of chemo, I'm tolerating it pretty well. Yes I have bowel issues, but nothing Imodium can't help with. Today started up this week on Topotecan drug once a week for 3 weeks, off one week then back on it. Your post brings me much hope!!! It was such a large tumor, so they decided I better have chemotherapy, too. I'm sure that's another term for insurance doesn't cover it, but for piece of mind I'd pay myself. I work out at the gym in order to strengthen my muscles to protect my joints. I was busy trying to protect him initially, which was a mistake. Deb4417. After radiation treatment took it down to 14. This is a complex matter. It’s interesting with your partner, because they go through this all with you. It was such a large tumor, so they decided I better have chemotherapy, too. I don’t know exactly what the cause of it is, but I’ve had some of that and it’s continuous. I make sure to take Imodium before going any where I don't have time to mess with those issues. I take a glutamine supplement to minimize mouth sores (have not had any) and neuropathy. women with uterus cancer get the very aggressive clear or serous cell types. Julie, hi julie how have you been? Will be having a nerve conduction test soonish and a CT scan the 28th...had an MRI of my head to rule out a brain tumor...so far no news on a brain tumor just that I will probably be somewhat uncoordinated for the rest of my life. Very scared. Life is not an easy thing.
They can't predict how someone will do or who will wind up with ongoing issues. read more, It's so shocking. My cousin was preparing food for me while I recovered from the hysterectomy. Please learn from my experience. My sister sent this site to me since I have just been diagnosed with "Peritoneal - Ovarian cancer steming from Endometrial cancer along with Rectal and Lymphatic cancer Stage 3 between B & C" My sister is undergoing her own treatment so she has been trying to explain a few things to me as well as let me know a little of what to expect for at least the next six months.
I also think it’s sinful how much it costs. I had my first chemo on a Thursday and on Saturday I was running around the house like nothing, I had thrown a load of laundry in to the washer and BOOM!!!! As I get closer to the completion of my therapy, the more I get scared about those follow-up apppointments. She was a very aggressive surgeon, because she was nervous about it having spread, and she wanted to look at everything. Thank you for your post. The ones that I have jurisdiction over. I am having more issues now than before. The content on this site is for informational purposes only. Uterine cancer diagnosed in stage I or II has a five-year survival rate of 70 to 95%. In the meantime enjoy your granddaughter and all the joy she is brining you.
Most common Uterus cancer(different cell types to mine) has a survival of 80% or more over 5 year period. Doctors do not recommend any further treatment until cancer returns on CT scan.
I had no symptoms when it was discovered so I am living in fear of the same thing happening. No radiation. Try posting over there too. I thought, “How could this body do this to me?” I’ve always been very lucky with my body. The upside of all that is after the treatment and coming out of it, you have such a thankfulness that your body is capable of tolerating this storm of interference that happens with it. read more, The cancer experience helped develop my philosophy of realizing that there’s a difference between what you could control and what you couldn’t control. Our leaders are determined and experienced. Your body is able and capable, and emotionally, you’re capable. So the doctor cut out the tumor gave me a radical hysterectomy along with it. It’s a chronic condition that I’ve been unable to completely get rid of. Carbo/taxol every 21 days. I personally live strong by taking care of my body, making it as strong as it can be, considering its age, and what I’ve done to it and what’s been done to it. Any clues for me? Hello Kathy, I think you will find a lot more women on the Uterine page will respond. Wondering if anyone with Stage 3C2 (spread to paraortic, pelvic and parametrial lymph nodes) Grade 3, has opted to do just the chemo and not the radiation. CA 125 was 50 after surgery decreased to 30 after first chemo then went up to 58 before radiation treatment. I chose to do only the 6 rounds of chemo. That means that five years after diagnosis, 65% of the women are alive. Well the cancer then moved fast.