Ovarian Cancer Treatments - Colleen's Story Video

Colleen shares the ovarian cancer treatments that she decided on.
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EmpowHer What ovarian cancer treatments did you have? Colleen shares her health story Ovarian cancer I was diagnosed with 3C ovarian cancer and I was— I felt very fortunate to find Dr. Chambers down at the— bay in Tucson, and I underwent a major surgery and took out the de-bulked that is referred to the tumor and two weeks after I had my surgery I started intraperitoneal chemotherapy. They put a port in you abdomen and I also got a port in my chest here for the IV test all that I was given. And I was given the intraperitoneal chemotherapy, which consist tassel and this is platinum and then that was on an 8 day cycles so I received that in one week and then in the following week I would go back and have IV taxol done as well and currently I am— I have opted to continue with chemotherapy just IV taxol one day a month as a maintenance or consolidation dose as what they refer it to.

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