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How many recurrence could a clear cell ovarian cancer patient expect to happen to him during his life?

After my first surgery i had two recurrences. I had my fourth surgery four months ago and now im six years in this battle fighting to survive

But i do not know what is expecting me .

is there any new treatment to treat clear cell carcinome ovarian cancer third recurrences .

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I'm on my first recurrence for clear came back in early January and as such I'm platinum resistant and palliative. My treatment is also not working so has been stopped..

There is a phase 2 clear cell trial going on now (nicch) or similar looking at a new drug for clear cell which is already used to (I think treat) another cancer.

I was due to join that a couple of months ago but wasnot well enough.

I truly believe that our individual genetic make-up has a big impact on how each woman will react

Thinking of you

Clare xx


I'm really sorry to read that your treatment has been stopped and hope they can get you onto something else asap

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I am also clear cell OC either 1 or 2 c they weren't definite. At my check last week they told me if it recurs (I am currently NED) I would be a candidate for Zejula which is apparently a "hot" new drug that was just approved according to my team about a month ago in the US. It's a parp inhibitors which being BRCA negative and clear cell I didn't think would be of help to me but apparently we are now included in the group this can target. I know little else about it. Maybe others can weigh in? And maybe it's been around longer than a month in other areas?


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