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kat

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Hey Dr. Nagler,

I have been diagnosed with stage 4 ovarian cancer and will start receiving the platinum drugs cisplatin and carboplatin.on Thursday as my chemo regimen.  My doc is doing 18 weekly treatments--very aggressive.  I am trying to be brave but I am very afraid that my tinnitus will become intolerable.  I have no choice--these are the best drugs for my situation.  My gyno-oncologyst said he can keep me around another few years (maybe even more) if they can get the cancer to go into remission in six months.

There is no reliable screening for OC --it's also usually missed on yearly exams-- that's why it's so deadly--it's usually advanced by the time symptoms appear. Please remind all the women in your circle.

take care,
kat
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I have been diagnosed with stage 4 ovarian cancer ...

Oh kat, how I hate to hear this. You are one of my true all-time tinnitus heroes. Please know that my thoughts and prayers are with you as you face this next challenge. If there is anything that I can do to help in any way, you have only to ask.

Fondly -

stephen

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