Great BRCA Ovarian Cancer News!!

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Dr. Cynthia Bailey, Dermatologist and BRCA Breast Cancer Survivor!


Great News!! I’m ecstatic to announce that this morning I spoke with my gynecologic-oncologist Dr. Dorigo from Stanford and my ovaries and tubes are cancer free!! So was an “ovoid body” that showed up on the pre-op ultrasound! I can see my life as a non-cancer person taking form – I’ll be making plans, traveling, doctoring and living as a vital and capable normal person again who can carry her own groceries, drive when she needs to and stay up late when she wants to – and I’ll have normal person hair on my head (and chin too, but that does not matter so much anymore).

Oh to dodge a bullet that included another year of horrible surgeries, chemotherapy and worry feels so liberating. What to do now?! Basking in the glow for sure and yet the reality is almost incomprehensible. Holy cow!!

BRCA and triple negative bilateral breast cancer has been such a ride, and is it almost over?? Can it ever be? Wow, right now I don’t even feel a need for that answer!

Thank you to everyone who has sent me prayers, healing energy, warm thoughts, cards, emails, blog comments or visited me, walked with me, talked with me you name it – the support has been huge and I believe it tipped the balance against tough odds. I’m deeply grateful to you all and looking forward to sharing life with you in a future that does not revolve around cancer treatment survival.

Blessings, Gratitude and Euphoria,

Cynthia Bailey, MD

Board Certified Dermatologist and BRCA Breast Cancer Survivor


Thank you for sharing my great ovarian cancer news with any breast cancer or ovarian cancer survivor or someone on the journey too. We are all in this together.


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17 Responses to “Great BRCA Ovarian Cancer News!!”

  1. Lillie March 18, 2014 at 4:08 pm #

    Yay! What a relief and answer to prayerS!

  2. Ellie Jones March 18, 2014 at 8:52 pm #

    What total joy!! What an immense relief!! This news is SO fabulous!!! Welcome back to the day to day JOYS of living. I know I speak for many when I say we can’t wait to see you back in your ‘regular’ routine. Will any day feel ‘regular’ from now on?? Life is a precious gift and you have reminded me how very special each and every day, each and every hour is. Thank you. Please, throw a party! We want to celebrate!

  3. Donna & Terry Campolieti March 18, 2014 at 10:51 pm #

    Heaven heard our prayers.
    We are so grateful for the good news. We send you blessings as you heal from all that you have been through. Looking forward to the day that your strength in renewed and you come back to work. Not looking forward to you coming at my fair skin with your freeze can! Maybe now you can enjoy your time off!
    Sending love and grace to you.
    Donna & Terry Campolieti

  4. Cheryl Mitouer March 19, 2014 at 8:03 am #

    Fantastic news ~ congratulations!
    So looking forward to seeing you ~ blessings of health, love and joy!

  5. Kathy Clendenen March 19, 2014 at 8:15 am #

    Cynthia….this is the BEST news!!!!! I am so happy for you and can’t wait to have you back to your “regular” life. Thank you for your courage and openness in sharing your journey with all of us. You have been a real inspiration. Let the party begin!!!!!!

  6. Kathy K March 19, 2014 at 8:16 am #

    Again, tears are in my eyes, but this time they are happy tears.!!!!!! Hooray!!!!!

  7. Lynne Carlile March 19, 2014 at 10:58 am #

    Yippee! Fantastic news…plan on wonder-full things ahead. Hugs

  8. valerie March 19, 2014 at 11:29 am #

    Dear Dr. Bailey,
    Joy Joy Joy…..The joy in your worfs is crystal clear and the liberation you feel is evident. Let life begin again. You are made new. Your family must be overwhelmed with happy hearts and gratitude as well

  9. Elena March 19, 2014 at 4:26 pm #

    Very good news Dr Bailey.
    I respect so much your courage and your will.

  10. Carol Myers March 19, 2014 at 7:40 pm #

    Cynthia, I am so happy to hear your good news!! I have been thinking about you for several weeks and keeping my prayers and good thoughts going your way.

    I look forward to seeing you soon back “on the job”.

    Carol Myers

  11. Jennifer Gianni March 20, 2014 at 11:27 am #

    Dearest Dr. Bailey-I am so pleased with your news! Life will go on and be full and positive for you. I have been mired in my own out-of-control situation, but have found in my darkest moments that there are many people around me that I know well or even not so well that will reach out to lend me “what they can of themselves” and who, in turn, need my support and belief in them. I have learned to be a fuller and stonger individual and, most importantly, have learned to stretch the parameters of my vision of people and my ability to connect with people more fuller. Hope that your journey is long and includes many wonderful findings!

  12. Shelley Maria March 26, 2014 at 4:47 pm #

    Hello Dr. Bailey.

    I’m not one of your regular patients, but do order your awesome products and have them shipped to me in N’Awlins. I am so happy for you, and have kept you in my prayers. Continued good news, health and happiness!

  13. Coy Brown job March 26, 2014 at 9:10 pm #

    Dr. B,

    I’ve been following your Journey as you went along and this is hopefully a great ending It will be nice to see you again please take care .

  14. Francis Walker March 27, 2014 at 11:47 am #

    Hi, Dr. Bailey,

    Great news! I’m looking forward to more posts like this.

    Francis in SD

  15. Carmen Sinigiani March 27, 2014 at 4:56 pm #

    Very glad to hear the good news! “What a relief!” must be the understatement of the Century!

  16. Cynthia Bailey March 28, 2014 at 9:40 am #

    Thanks Carmen, I agree!!! I’m doing that Snoopy happy dog dance all day long.

  17. Amanda Ghest April 17, 2014 at 6:52 pm #

    As an online customer I am so very happy to hear the latest news for you, Dr. Bailey! Going forward I wish you all the best for your continued health and happiness! What great news!

    -Warm wishes, Amanda Ghest