Hi! I'm new here and was just diagnosed with ovarian cancer. I had a partial hysterectomy in 2012. I started having pains in my right side about 3 weeks ago. Long story short, CT and ultrasound revealed a 7cm ovarian mass. After my CA125 came back normal (a 21), they removed the mass. Doc called me the next day & said cancer was in the ovary. Saw gyn/onco, had another CT, I'm having a MRI tomorrow for suspicious spot on my kidney. Going for surgery Monday to take biopsies & lymph nodes from the area where they removed the ovary. Doc said I will start chemo shortly thereafter. I will be on Taxol/carboplatin. Looking for any advice from anyone starting on this type chemo. Is the first round tough, does it get worse as far as side effects with each round. I have a treatment every 21 days. They won't know the stage of the cancer until they take lymph nodes/biopsies. Thank you so much for any insight!!
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