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Finding Hope A cancer survivor shares her journey of triumph by Lisa Marie Wark* “I woke up and they told me I had an colostomy bag and they told me that I had cancer all in my stomach.” Those were the haunting words Sheila West-Yorek heard from her doctors at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas in November, 2003. The cancer was a result of new tumors that had grown on her ovaries and metastasized to her stomach. The cruel irony of this is that her once healthy...
        Carol Black
Name: Diagnosis: Ovarian Cancer Date: June 10, 2002 E-Mail: As an addendum to the written program utilized by Carol Black, we have been asked to briefly detail the lab results, the changes and the time frames in which they occurred. As mentioned in the program write-up, Carol Black was diagnosed with ovarian cancer in February 2001. A CA-125 run at that time was 71. In January it was within normal limits. Surgery was scheduled for March 12th. In...
        Julias Story
Name: Julia E. Carter City: Hialeah, FL Diagnosis: Ovarian Cancer E-mail: Julias Story I was diagnosed with stage 3C ovarian cancer in April 2001. Since then, Ive undergone several surgeries and chemotherapy. I started taking Poly MVA in May 2006. In the beginning I felt concerned about the Poly MVA; what will I expect with this new medication? I saw the results of my CA 125 (tumor marker for ovarian cancer) begin to rise so I doubled the dosage...
        Marys Story
Name: Mary Luke City: Boston, MA Diagnosis: Ovarian Cancer Marys Story In February of 2002 I was diagnosed with stage 3 ovarian cancer. Ive had five chemotherapy sessions, consisting of six treatments each time, over five years. I started Poly MVA and liquid Q10 in June of 2006. Ive noticed a significant increase in my appetite, energy level and ability to tolerate chemo treatments, while still maintaining excellent blood test results. Ill continue to use...
         Sharons Story
Date: February 8, 2007 Name: Sharon Fanslow City: Sacramento, CA Diagnosis: Ovarian Cancer E-mail: Sharons Story I have taken Poly MVA since April 2006. I was diagnosed with a confirmed biopsy of stage 4 ovarian cancer. In April 2005 I had extensive chemotherapy and two life-threatening hospitalizations, as well as other serious infections, pre and post surgery. Since taking Poly MVA I have developed fewer infections and I have not been...
        Nancy Beckles
February 15, 2009 In September of 2007, I was diagnosed with Stage II ovarian cancer - an 18cm mass, large amount of fluid in the pelvis and abdomen, (Acitis) and right hydronephrosis, underwent a radical hysterectomy, bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy. Postoperative diagnosis: Metastasic uterine cancer with secondary metastasic disease to right ovary. My doctor recommended 18 months of chemotherapy. Not wanting this chemical and toxic invasion of my body, I did some research...
        Mary's Story
Diagnosis: Ovarian w/ Metastasis to Lymph nodes I had a terrible diagnosis of stage 3 Ovarian cancer in January of 2007, If I had done the chemotherapy the doctors had recommended they couldnt have guaranteed that Id still be here. Nearly two years later not only Im here, but Praise God Im still gaining and intend on sticking around for good! Your support has been critical in my journey to good health. It has given me the physical support I needed while I fed...