Marguerite explains why she organized her fibrothecoma tumor medical records after each test and treatment.
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The Importance of Organized Fibrothecoma Medical Records I wanted to put all of the information together in a notebook because I thought I was going to have to have chemotherapy afterwards and I wanted to have all the records for any doctor who was going to see me. And I started with last year’s operation when I had a hysterectomy, what I call a partial hysterectomy. They didn’t take my ovaries out. And then I have a section for each of the tests that I had starting with the ultrasound and then the CAT scan, and then I have a whole section for tests that I had done with Dr. Magtibay, and in the front there is a whole, where you can keep people’s cards and their telephone numbers because, you know, you get these little cards and they sort of get lost. So I had that and I also went online and got a lot of information about ovarian cancer really and I even have, you know, photos of what the body looks like because I wasn’t sure exactly where everything was located and then, I afterwards when I found out I had a fibrothecoma tumor I went online and found all the information I could about that, so that’s all in this book. Ladies, I highly recommend this. This was so helpful to me because I knew where all the information was stored and I could access it quickly, my husband could access. I actually found it was very helpful; he took it with him during my stay in the hospital so he knew what had happened. He could talk to doctors about it. So it wasn’t just for me, but for any other member of the family that needed to know where your health records were. It’s all in one spot and portable, you know, wasn’t just sitting at home. So, I don’t know, I recommend it. It’s been helpful to me.
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