I had my 4th Avastin IV last week and a CT scan last Thursday. Previously my CA 125 level had been rising on Avastin and apparently it has risen again and is around 1,600. My scan showed my primary (I have not been able to have surgery at the moment) has grown and the secondaries in the peritoneum have thickened which obviously is not good news and shows that the Avastin has not worked for me. I do have secondaries around my liver and bowel but not in the organs themselves. I apparenty also have some enlarged lymph glands in my chest but the consultant said that they are of no concern at the moment. My consultant has told me not to worry as this is just a "blip" and that my disease is just proving a little tougher to deal with at the moment. I am now starting chemo Liposomal doxorubicin ( Caelyx) on the 25th February and will have this every 4 weeks.
Obviously I am very disappointed. I am mentally and emotionally in a good place at the moment and am determined to go with flow, relax about this setback and continue to enjoying life planning evenings out, holidays etc. with my husband.
Love and all good wishes to all.