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Posted 2015-02-17T00:37:14Z

First few days after 1st Chemo treatment

First Chemo treatment 2/12 was pretty uneventful.  No real side effects - thankfully.  Tough part of the appointment on Thursday was meeting with Dr. Mahdavi who informed us that instead of three treatments, there will now be six.  This was unexpected.  He just feels that based on multiple factors that six treatments would be better.  After three treatments, there will be a CAT scan as well as blood work to check inhibin levels.  (Inhibin levels- An aid in the diagnosis of patients with granulosa cell tumors of the ovary and as a marker for ovarian cancer.)[...]