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In hospice for ovarian cancer, has large tumors at the base of neck, severe weakness and fatigue. Prognosis?

My mom is 83, has had ovarian cancer for 5 years - diagnosed at Stage 3C - in hospice now with large tumors at base of neck, many enlarged lymph nodes, very enlarged left breast - minimal pain, but great weakness and fatigue . She is still eating, though smaller portions - has some cognitive confusion. What can we expect?? No one is telling us much.
Asked On : Fri, 18 Jan 2013
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She was treated for stage III C ovarian cancer 5 years back. Now I want to have some information. Was the surgery done at the time of diagnosis adequate or not. Whether she was treated with chemotherapy or not if given the chemotherapy then for how many cycles and which drug combination was used? Has she suffering from relapse in between? anyway let me think there was no recurrence, then first thing to be done is to get a tissue diagnosis from the neck mass. Ovarian cancer can spread to neck. If it is found to be metastatic ovarian cancer then again chemotherapy can be tried if her medical condition suits. better results can be expected.consult with your oncologist. Take care.
Answered: Tue, 22 Jan 2013
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