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... It is also obviously causing you a problem with uterine bleeding. ... (4 replies)
... s to see if there is thickness in the lining. Since you did not have any thickness that rules out uterine cancer, which is a good thing. ... (7 replies)
Ca 125
Jan 23, 2008
... Yes I see how this can be a bit of a tricky situation. Breast, ovarian and uterine cancer tend to go together as they are heavily influenced by hormones. ... (20 replies)

Ovarian cancer
Feb 2, 2004
... Unfortunately, the prognosis for ovarian cancer is still rather poor. ... (3 replies)
... growing mass on her ovary, she was not interested in waiting, so they scheduled surgery. He also did a uterine biopsy, which was positive for cancerous tissue. ... (5 replies)
Ovarian cancer
Feb 2, 2004
... Just within the last month another woman here was dealing with this very subject and we were all pleased to hear that hers was in fact benign. That said, ovarian cancer is difficult to beat in the later stages. ... (3 replies)
... Ovarian cancer is, unfortunately, very difficult to detect until it has become rather advanced, because there aren't good tests like the pap smear. ... (8 replies)
... A colleague of mine was diagnosed with peritoneal cancer which behaves exactly like ovarian cancer and requires the same treatment. ... (9 replies)
... done in the doctor's office, like the other tests. When they do the ultrasound to have a look at the cyst, they should also have a look at the thickness of the uterine lining. ... (14 replies)
... level was, but from what I understand about that test it's more reliable as a gauge as to the progress of cancer treatment and not as a diagnostic tool. I had a hysterectomy in Nov. 2004 because of a large mass over my right ovary that turned out to be a borderline cancer. ... (2 replies)
Nervous Newbie
Mar 29, 2009
... blood test is a test that looks for a cancer antigen that is often present when one has ovarian cancer. ... (15 replies)
... test. This test looks for a certain type of cancer antigen which is normally present in large amounts in the presence of ovarian cancer. ... (7 replies)
... and this is very reassuring. This means that ovarian cancer does indeed look different most of the time. ... (22 replies)
... I think its very rare for anyone to be diagnosed with stage 1 ovarian cancer, chiquita, and most of the screening tests are provisional. My mother was diagnosed with "something" based on an abnormal ultrasound in September 2003. Her ob-gyn got a CT of the pelvis and did a CA-125 test, which was positive so he referred her to a gynecological oncologist, who - based on the... (14 replies)
... Also, is there any history of gynecological cancers in your family such as breast, uterine and of course ovarian ? ... (4 replies)
... This is a cancer antigen that is usually elevated when ovarian cancer is present. However, the test is not perfect, especially in premenopausal women. ... (2 replies)
Nervous Newbie
Mar 28, 2009
... premenopausal women like ourselves. Sometimes it shows high for completely benign reasons such as menstruation and it can also show normal when stage 1 ovarian cancer is present. You will therefore have to take the result "with a grain of salt" as it may not give the reassurance you require. ... (15 replies)
... ns and adhesions of your first surgery sound like endometriosis, especially if they said that it will grow back in about ten years. Endometriosis is essentially uterine lining tissue that backs up into the abdominal cavity through the fallopian tubes. ... (3 replies)
... Both my mom and aunt had uterine cancer, and another aunt had breast cancer. My GP ran a CA 125, which came back normal, but still referred me to the women's clinic today. ... (2 replies)
... gyn discovered a mass involving her left ovary via CT scan. Ovarian cancer would not result in an abnormal pap smear, however, and ovarian cysts and fibroids are both common findings. ... (11 replies)

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