I was diagnosed with stage 3C OV in Feb. 2017. Had 13 hrs. of debunking surgery including complete historectomy, half of my colon, and my spleen at Hopkins and 3 and half months of IPec (chemo directly into the abdomen) Taxol, and carboplatnin (excuse the spelling). I am in remission for the OC, but on Dec. 8 was diagnosed with invasive ductal carcinoma (breast cancer). Two different cancer diagnosis in one year. Fortunately, the BC is very small (less than 5 mm), slow growing and all my markers are very positive. A lumpectomy is scheduled for Jan 2, 2018. I'm calling myself the luckiest unlucky person I know.
Genetic testing was negative, no history of CA on either side of my family, not overweight, non smoker, played tennis 4-5 times a week before diagnosis, eat right, social drinker, 72 years young. Relatives on mother's side of family lived into their 90's with one aunt living to 104. I'm hoping for a healthier 2018.