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What is Gynecological Carcinosarcoma?

Gynecological Carcinosarcoma (GCS) is a rare and aggressive cancer found primarily in the ovaries and uterus and can also originate in the fallopian tubes and vagina. GCS, is also known as MMMT or malignant mixed Müllerian tumor. Carcinosarcoma is unique in that it contains two types of cells; carcinomatous (epithelial tissue) and sarcomatous (connective tissue). GCS is rare. Fewer than 1,000 cases of GCS are diagnosed each year. Because carcinosarcoma is so rare, there has been limited research or clinical trials that focus on GCS. Unfortunately, this is where the cures will be found. Little or no research results in no cures or effective treatments for us. In order for us to have a fighting chance, we must aggressively support new and ongoing research so that Not One More Woman Will Die from this rotten cancer.

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Got GCS diagnosis October 1st, 6 months after the first diagnosis

Hello all, Just wanted to quickly share my story. Had a huge distended belly in April, we knew I had a problem within 12 hours, my GP sent me for a CT and discovered that I had tumors in my abdomen. Had ascites and they tested it to made the diagnosis that of Ovarian cancer. […]

Surviving treatment

1yr6mths out of treatment Just have found this website So sorry about Ms. Redingtons passing I’m contacting this group In the hopes it survived In my case my family would have treasured your hope suggestions and acknowledgement of this cancer. Mine is a message of hope and encouragement and confusion. Alone is how it felt […]

My Mom: Uterine CS, InfiniteMD, Dr. Birrer

Hi All, I hope this message finds you in good health and good spirits. I wanted to share my mom’s experience in case it helps someone in the future. In 2020 she was diagnosed with uterine CS following a hysterectomy for what was assumed to be a more common cancer. We are tremendously grateful that […]

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