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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Ultrasound: Pelvic/transvaginal ultrasound is the best test after a good physical exam for a suspected ovarian cancer of any kind.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Same as regular: Ovarian cancer. Unfortunately, there are no specific symptoms in early ovarian cancer. Most women have vague abdominal symptoms and at later stages, ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
More than one member: Hereditary Ovarian cancer(often in combination with Breast Cancer) runs in 10 of Ovarian cancers. It should be considered and confirm by genetic testi ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Golder Wilson
Specializes in Clinical Genetics
BRCA 1 and 2: The breast-ovarian cancer (brca 1 and 2) genes are the only ones so far proven to cause susceptibility to ovarian cancer (as high as 50% lifetime risk ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Close observation: Ovarian cancer is not per se"hereditary." we do know that there is a gene that carries a predilection to certain cancers. On this gene lies all female ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Masiello
17 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Genetic Syndrome: Basically this is a familial cancer syndrome. This is due to a genetic defect which is passed down from paretn to child. (can actually come from a m ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Mark Rasak
32 years experience Cardiology
No: If they are, they have been removed from the market by the fda.
A female asked:
Dr. Lauren Stegman
26 years experience Radiation Oncology
Possibly: There may be a slightly increased risk of a less aggressive type of ovarian tumor in women who have taken Clomid (clomiphene) for over one year for in ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Ovarian cyst: Depending upon the type of cyst sometimes birth control pills may be used. If the cyst is symptomatic and needs removal, laparoscopic surgery is emplo ... Read More
A 12-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Guzik
23 years experience Family Medicine
Not conclusively: The largest, most rigorously designed trial ever to address the question shows “no convincing association” between fertility drug use and ovarian canc ... Read More
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