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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Sturgis
29 years experience Pathology
Varies per person.: Symptoms of ovarian cancer are not specific and may include: abdominal pressure / fullness / bloating, pelvic discomfort / pain, persistent indigestio ... Read More

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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
Specializes in Family Medicine
Cancer in ovary: Malignancy (cancer) that arises from the epithelium, stroma, or germ cells of the ovary. There can also be metastatic disease to the ovaries from canc ... Read More
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Dr. Morton Levitt
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Ovarian Cancer: A malignant tumor in the ovary, which can take on many appearances, from cystic to solid, from small to large, can involve the ovary. Generally, ovari ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
None specific, early: Unfortunately there are no specific symptoms in early disease, other than vague symptoms like bloating, abdominal discomfort etc. See the following si ... Read More
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Dr. Peter Sadow
17 years experience Pathology
Bloating: The most common presenting symptom for ovarian cancer, entirely non-specific, is abdominal distention/swelling or tightness of the belly.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
42 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
??????: Why would you ask that , did someone tell you you had ovarian cancer or an ovarian mass, if you are worried see your gyn asap and he or she will do an ... Read More
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A 72-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barbara Toppin
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends: If you are asking if there is fluid seen with ovarian cancer, then yes some ovarian cancers can cause excess abdominal fluid called asc ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heather Curry
30 years experience Radiation Oncology
Possible Risk Factor: Risk factors for ovarian cancer include increasing age, obesity, prolonged use of fertility drugs, and family history of breast, ovarian, or colon can ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marianne DiNapoli
8 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No one cause: There is no specific cause for ovarian cancer, but several risk factors have been identified. Women who have a family history of either ovarian, breas ... Read More
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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mitchell Kamrava
16 years experience Radiation Oncology
About 20K per year: In the United States there are about 20, 000 new cases of ovarian cancer per year.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
33 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Ovarian cancer: Why do you think you have ovarian cancer?That usually occurs in an older age group....most ovarian lesions at your age are benign. If you have concer ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ray Holt
Dr. Ray Holt answered
28 years experience Family Medicine
A few ways: Often it's asymptomatic until it's well advanced. If there's any early symptoms it's going to be vague ones that ladies are plagued with anyway like b ... Read More
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