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update on very high CA 125
An_223906 posted:
So, Here is is March already. Time sure flies...except when you are worried, and then each day seems like a week. I have learned a good lesson through all of this fright and stress and worry...take the initiative to get your medical problems checked out right away, and don't delay. BUT...don't panic! And don't do anything rash.

From a CA125 with a high of 647 a few months ago, it is now 31!!! As it turns out, I am not post-menopausal, just getting closer. My gyno/oncologist has really stayed on top of things, but didn't want to do anything rash. After a number of long discussions, we agreed that it might be better to wait and see for a few months, rather than jumping into surgery that might not be immediately necessary. He didn't feel like my symptoms could be cancer, and so far he is right. I am very lucky and grateful that he is such a smart man and a great doctor!

I still want tohave a hysterectomy, and my ovaries removed. I'm just glad that we didn't rush into it. Hopefully all will stay okay until he can do the surgery robotically or vaginally. Thanks for your responses! Good luck and good health to all!

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