Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
134 Doctors are Online

Ovarian cancer, fourth stage - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
User rating for this question
Very Good Posted in: Cervical and Ovarian Cancer
Answered by

General & Family Physician
Practicing since : 2005
Answered : 2436 Questions

Doctor :   hi
Doctor :  
how can i help you
User :   Hi i have a question, stage 4 ovarian cancer, it has spread from ovarys to lymph nodes and abdomen and pelivc and liver and lungs and recently found out spine as well
Doctor :  
yes
User :  
she is not in the hospital but she is going in for treatments and care about 2/3 times a week
User :  
is that normal
User :  
what are chances of life/survial and what will happen latter on? is there anything they can do for it spreading to spine
Doctor :  
they will give chemptherapy
User :  
ok will that maybe resolve it?
Doctor :  
and some palliative surgeries
User :  
she is currently doin chemo& radiation is there still a survival chance
User :  
what are they?
User :  
palliative surgies
Doctor :  
nnormal surgeries
User :  
what do they do
User :  
is it normal to not stay in hops and just go in 2/3 times a week its what she wanted
Doctor :  
which increase quality of life up to some extent
User :  
but still not too good huh
User :  
what will they do in the surgerys
User :  
shes havin surgery next wk to remove ovarys and all that what else will they do for it spreadin to spine? is standard time about 6 months maybe longer if cont treatment and fight

Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
Treatment/Therapy
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor