my name is Lorraine,
I live in Australia.
This is my first time on the site, I have been reading all the inspiring ladies for near 3 years now, my back ground history is satge 3c serous ovarian carainoma with peritoneal matastasises,
(quite a mouth full).
My 125c was 2700 had 3 treatments of carboplatin down to 400, then had surgery and 6 of carboplatin 125c down to 37,only went into recurrence for 6 month then back on carbon down again this time only a month.
Through all the treatment I had blood transfusions,fatigue, had a infection landed in hospital for 10 days,hair lose.
My 125c was going back up again but my team decided it would be better to give my body a rest.
I decided to go in and have a knee replacement as this was booked in before I had cancer,
I was concern that the 125 was going up as I had to wait 8 weeks before I could handle cemo, after the knee.
125c back up to 250 back on cemo this time caelyx as I'm now platinum resistant.
I have had 3 rounds of 6 at first no results,but my last test showed now down to 97, 3 to go.
I'm handing caelyx ok so far no hair lose had bad rash all over my body the itching is hard, 2nd round had blisters under my arms, just in the last week my toe nails are very sore, no shoes only sandles..
my team decide to give me steroids through my port before cemo this has really helped..
Moisturising 2 to 3 times a day plus use a steroid cream called cortic helps with the rash
I manage to still do my causal job in the hippy shop .
When I feel down I I go on to this site and this helps in reading all the inspiring ladies fighting this dreadful cancer.
I give all my love to all and thank you for reading my story.