Have Cancer, Just Sit and Wait? - Page 2 | HysterSisters
HysterSisters Hysterectomy Support and Information
Advertising Info HysterSisters Hysterectomy Support Tutorial

Go Back   Hysterectomy HysterSisters > Hysterectomy Special Needs > Cancer Concerns - GYN

HysterSisters.com is a massive online community with over 475,000 members and over 5 million posts.

Our community is filled with women who have been through the Hysterectomy experience providing both advice and support from our active members and moderators.

HysterSisters.com is located at 111 Peter St, Toronto, Canada, M5V2H1 and is part of the VerticalScope network of websites.

With free registration, you can ask and answer questions in our HYSTERECTOMY forum community, get our FREE BOOKLET, access Hysterectomy Checkpoints and more.

You are not alone. The HysterSisters are here for you. Join us today!
join HysterSisters for hysterectomy resources and support

Have Cancer, Just Sit and Wait? Have Cancer, Just Sit and Wait?

Thread Tools
Unread 10-30-2002, 01:58 PM
Have Cancer, Just Sit and Wait?

I'm glad you got to talk to your dr and hope you feel better now that you know what she's thinking.

My feelings about a second opinion is that you're not necessarily looking for someone who will contradict her but that you want to make sure you know all your options. Maybe another dr concur with her opinion or maybe suggest anoter way to go. Either way you might get some comfort in knowing what someone else has to say.

Sending lots of 's your way. I know how hard this must be for you.
Sponsored Links
Unread 10-31-2002, 07:30 AM
Have Cancer, Just Sit and Wait?

Cindy --

If you are inclined to agree with your doc (I just don't know enough about cervical cancer to know what is wise), you could suggest a more intensive follow-up schedule.

While we (doc and I) were "watching" my CA-125 and an ovarian cyst, I had the CA-125 drawn every 3 weeks. By watching closely we were able to determine "waiting" wasn't a good idea.

For a second opinion, you could try looking in

http://www.sgo.org - which is the gyn onc society.

You would actually be suprised at how often the fancy experts differ in opinion. I got second opinions at 2 places known for treating ovca (MD Anderson in Texas and Johns Hopkins). The opinions were not the same. I had both write reports and give to my local gyn onc. No one was offended or upset and we ended up using parts of all the suggested treatment/follow-up plans.


Our Free Booklet
What 350,000 Women Know About Hysterectomy: Information, helpful hints as you prepare and recover from hysterectomy.
Answers to your questions

Thread Tools

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
From This Forum From Other Forums
26 Replies, Last Reply 04-15-2009, Started By buddy12
20 Replies, Last Reply 09-06-2006, Started By vln
12 Replies, Last Reply 10-26-2005, Started By shegeek
3 Replies, Last Reply 09-17-2005, Started By margaret321
5 Replies, Last Reply 08-17-2005, Started By SmellTheRoses
12 Replies, Last Reply 08-08-2005, Started By JTL
3 Replies, Last Reply 06-30-2005, Started By aloveforlife
15 Replies, Last Reply 10-12-2004, Started By quiltcrazy44
18 Replies, Last Reply 07-23-2003, Started By known2b
2 Replies, Breast Health
12 Replies, Hysterectomy Recovery (post hysterectomy)
13 Replies, Preparing for Hysterectomy (pre hysterectomy)
1 Reply, Hysterectomy Options and Alternatives
2 Replies, Preparing for Hysterectomy (pre hysterectomy)
3 Replies, Hysteritaville General Discussions
17 Replies, Breast Health
14 Replies, Preparing for Hysterectomy (pre hysterectomy)
3 Replies, Prayer Requests for Hyster Sisters
3 Replies, Preparing for Hysterectomy (pre hysterectomy)


Hysterectomy News

April 17,2021


HysterSisters Takes On Partner To Manage Continued Growth And Longevity
I have news that is wonderful and exciting! This week’s migration wasn’t a typical migration - from one set ... News Archive


Calendar - Hysterectomies - Birthdays

Request Information

I am a HysterSister


Featured Story - All Stories - Share Yours


Your Hysterectomy Date

CUSTOMIZE Your Browsing  

$vbulletin->featuredvideos is not an array!