I was 1t diagnosed Nov 2014 and had standard treatment of carboplatin and plaxitel with debulking surgery after 3 treatments , in Feb. In May following final CT scan I was told I was 'no evdince of disease' with CA125 down to 7. Mid August I knew things were not right and went back and following CT scan which revealed granules of disease in the peritoneum, and Ca 125 risen to 107 I went back on to carboplatin and caelyx. During this cycle I have come to realise the gravity of recurrence so soon and the magic number of 6 months without recurrence is of major concern. Following a CT scan mid November the consultant was very honest and gave me some stats which although she emphasised that each person responded differently none the less the stats. caused huge anxiety. I understand that I am classed as Platinum resistant. The CT scan mid November suggested that the disease was not active but nor residing. Ca125 had lowered to 38. I am coming up to my 6th and final chemo treatment in late January which will be followed by CT scan and all other appropriate tests. Following my 1st cycle I was over the moo with the results and returned to fulltime work as a teacher. I have continued teaching full time, although following a couple of the chemo treatments I did have a couple of days off. Is anyone else posting on this forum in this situation? If so what has been offered following 2nd cycle of chemo when elapse was within 6 months?
I would be most grateful to know.
Meanwhile very best wishes for 2016. Positivity and the wonderful medical support and friendship extended via personal friends and virtual friendships is a huge help.