Hi, I recently found out that my bowel cancer has returned. I was first diagnosed 9 yrs ago and now at age 54 it has spread to my left ovary. Before my laparoscopy to determine the pathology my Dr requested a PET scan and they found thyroid cancer as well apparently unrelated to the bowel cancer. I am scheduled for hipec surgery early December.
Has anyone else had this surgery?
The strange thing is that i don't feel that sick other than tiredness. I found out that the cancer was back in early November following a slight pain on my right side near the belly button and the gp ordered a CT scan. Since then my life has been turned upside down.
Hello and welcome to the Online Community @Georgie, we hope you'll receive a lot of great advice and support from your fellow community members.
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We have a great podcast on managing cancer fatigue that you may like to listen to, they discuss some really great tips for managing your fatigue.
I am going to recommend you give our 13 11 20 team a call and have a chat to them about the Cancer Connect program. You may find talking to one of our volunteers about the surgery or your new diagnosis valuable. Feel free to tell them I (Kate) sent you, they sit right near me There may also be some other services or support options that you may be interested in exploring.
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