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Rowena’s Story (Ovarian Cancer)

Rowenas Ovarian Cancer StoryI was sick and didn’t want to admit it, but by the time I went to the doctor I was already at stage three.

I was rushed in for a hysterectomy, followed by seven months of chemo plus external and internal radiation.

I also went through several cat scans and tons of blood work, my body is pretty beat up.

But, I never lost hope. I just kept working, always had a smile and kept my attitude up.

I never would have gotten through it all without my son; I kept a positive attitude because of him.

It worked, I’m getting better.

It’s been a rough journey, but it’s all attitude.

Rowena
New Mexico
Submitted 05/14/2018

This story is intended to convey a personal experience and, because every person’s experience is unique, should not be relied upon as a substitute for professional healthcare advice.

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2 comments

  1. Rowena, I am so glad that you are doing better and had your son to lean on during this difficult time. Stay strong.

  2. I love your smile Rowena! It’s great you’re getting better and thank God for your son!

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