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are women with diabetes more likely to get ovarian cancer

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Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
20 years experience Pediatric Endocrinology
No data to support: No data to support that.
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Dr. Frank Yelian
37 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No evidence: It has no evidence that pcos will increase ovairan cancer. However, it has shown the condition has an increased risk of endometrial cancer.
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Less under age of 40: Incidence is less in premenopausal woman, but not immune at any age, most common after the age of 40.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. DAVID AMOS
50 years experience Family Medicine
Cancer of the ovary: Not possible unless patient had ovarian cancer prior to removal of the ovaries.
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Dr. Carlo Contreras
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Unlikely: If both ovaries were removed, it is very unlikely. There are rare conditions during fetal development where remnants of the ovary can be found in oth ... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anne Rodriguez
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Ovarian cancer: Ovarian cancer commonly spreads by the cancer cells sloughing off the ovary, floating in the abdominal cavity, and planting in other areas, especially ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Pranikoff
33 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Rare if no ovaries: The term complete hysterectomy refers to removal of the uterus and cervix and not the ovaries. The term "complete hysterectomy" is often misused to im ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
29 years experience Hematology and Oncology
YES: The majority of women who get ovarian cancer do not have a family history of ovarian cancer.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elizebeth HARMON
36 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: If you still have ovaries you can get cancer. Hysterectomy is removal of the uterus not the ovaries.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
Yes: Although its extremely rare, and usually involves an ovarian remnant.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Brown
43 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Cancer spread: Unfortunately, ovarian cancer is usually not detected until it has already spread and involved other organs. If it has involved the bladder you will ... Read More
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Dr. Ronald Kline
Specializes in Colon and Rectal Surgery
Yes: There is an association between colon and ovarian cancer, so if you have had one then your surveillance for the other should be increased.
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