In March 2009 I had a hysterectomy as had ovarian cyst and was then diagnosed with Stage 3 Ovarian Cancer and had 6 treatments of Carboplatin and Paclitaxel. I was given the all clear in July 2009. I have just been told the cancer has returned and I have a tumour which is resting against my bowel and one of my kidney tubes. My Oncologist has said I will be treated again with the same drugs as before and asked me how I coped last time. I said not too bad and the worst thing was losing my hair. He said an option was to just have the Carboplatin if this was the case, the main benefit of the Paclitaxel was to delay the cancer coming back, and this would only be by a couple of months anyway. I now am in a dilema of what to do. I would hate to find if I just had the Carboplatin and if it didn't shrink the tumour be left thinking if I had of had the other drug it may have worked, just for the sake of losing my hair! Would be interested if anyone had any views on this. Thanks Sue
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