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Secondary cervical cancer

7 Dec 2017 07:30

I was diagnosed with secondary cervical cancer in May this year had chemotherapy and my ovaries and tubes removed scan come back clear but it did the first time I got cancer I'm so worried it's only a matter of time till it comes back again what is the prognosis for secondary cancer can't find any information has anyone been in this position 

Re: Secondary cervical cancer

7 Dec 2017 22:53 in response to Col97

Hi Coll ... your not on your own hunny, I think once we have cancer, the thought it may come back is always there ... but at least we know a little more of what to look for ... so dont worry it's quite normal ... big buddy hug ... chrisie xx 

Re: Secondary cervical cancer

8 Dec 2017 14:34 in response to Col97

Hi Col97 and welcome to the forum.

I'm sorry to read about your situation and can understand your concerns. I've included some general information we have on our website about advanced cervical cancer and survival for this diagnosis for you to have a look at but would suggest giving our cancer nurses a call to discuss this in more detail.

Their freephone number is 0808 800 4040 and are available Monday - Friday between 9a.m - 5p.m.

Kind regards, 

Steph, Cancer Chat Moderator

Re: Secondary cervical cancer

26 Jan 2018 13:35 in response to Moderator Steph

Thanks for the reply I've been going to the hospice once a week and the amazing nurses and volunteers have been amazing I see the psychotherapist cos of my extreme fears of the cancer coming back again and I'm starting to feel less anxious I will give that number a ring as well thank you x

Re: Secondary cervical cancer

26 Jan 2018 13:56 in response to Col97

Hi Col,

It's lovely to hear from you again.

I'm really glad to hear things are going well and that the psychotherapist is helping you to work through your fears. I hope chatting to our nurses will help too Happy

All the best, 

Steph, Cancer Chat Moderator