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I have Incurable ovarian cancer

My oncologist has told me my ovarian cancer is incurable. Why is this ? It is stage 3c serous papillary with bowel metatasis, one lymph node, serous papillary. I had surgery to remove the tumours which was very successful, just leaving a 2cm tumour on the bowel. I am in remission now after responding well to chemo.
Asked On : Sun, 11 Apr 2010
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  Anonymous's Response

Hi, I am not a doctor..but I think by incurable they mean that they can't take it  all away & cure you. 

However they can treat you to prolong your life. My cousin has had terminal ovarian cancer for many years, but has had treatments & operations along the way, the hope is it stays away from vital organs. Never give up hope, my aunt was given 2mths to live with her cancer 25yrs ago, she is still strong after many opps. I wish you all the best of luck.

Answered: Wed, 14 Apr 2010
  User's Response

Thank you.  It cheers me to hear of long time survivors of the disease. I will stay strong and take each day as it comes! 

Answered: Wed, 14 Apr 2010
General Surgeon Dr. Swapnendu Sekhar Ghosh's  Response
welcome to healthcaremagic
cancers have best chances for cure depending on the nature of cancer and stage when it is detected
it is very good thing that you have remission and be under doctors care and follow the follow up schedule for best result
hope you stay alright
Answered: Sun, 11 Dec 2011
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