Mary Long

First post: Jan 15, 2017 Latest post: Aug 1, 2018
Thank you for visiting- I was diagnosed with Stage 3C Ovarian Cancer in April of 2016. 
I started chemo in May of 2016 and finished in October of 2016 thinking I was all done with treatment and in remission.  A few weeks later, I started not feeling well after the port was removed from my stomach. I complained to my Dr's office, but they told me to stop worrying, my bloodwork was fine so nothing to worry about. I asked for a scan and didn't get one. After a brutal month of pain in December, I went to my GI Dr. and begged for a scan. on 1/6/17 I left CES in Las Vegas early, drove to Cedars Sinai in LA where I met my Dr at 3pm and was re- assured that I shouldn't think this is a re-occurance of my cancer until we got the images. The images were taken at 7pm on a Friday night. On Monday 1/9/17 I got the call telling me that yes indeed the cancer is back. So now I have had an inconclusive biopsy at Cedars, which brought me to Houston, Texas and MD Anderson where I hope to have a different type of care while I may have to under go Chemo yet again. I have been being treated at MD Anderson for over a year and they say there is hope, so I am still being treated, now in an immunotherapy trial for duodenal cancer which is allegedly my primary cancer. I will keep fighting. 

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