I was diagnosed with low grade endometriod cancer after have surgery to remove a very large (20 cm)!ovarian cyst. During that surgery, the cyst ruptured and then pathology showed the malignancy. I had my 2nd debulking surgery six weeks later (TAH, lymph node dissection, etc). All of my specimens came back negative after that surgery. So, I am classed as Grade 1, Stage 1C. But the MDT, specifically recommends that I not have any adjunct chemotherapy. Their reasoning is the low grade cancers don't respond as well to chemo, chemo works best the first time you use it, and if we do it now, there is "less in our arsenal" if I have a recurrence. And since I'm NED right now (my CA-125 is 9), there's no way to measure results of chemo treatment. It's not that I'm not happy to dodge chemo but I worry if it increases my risk of recurrence. NICE guidelines say I should be offered adjunct chemo for Stage 1C. I just want to finish any treatment and get on with my life. But somehow, I feel I like they almost expect it to recur. Has anyone had this experience? Maybe I'm worrying for nothing. Thanks!
No Chemo for Stage 1C?: I was diagnosed with low... - My Ovacome
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