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how long does it take for ovarian cancer to develop

A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
It depends...: We need more details of your medical history. What stage of Cancer was it when your cancer was removed ?and give us the dates of surgery and if you ha ... Read More

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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Golder Wilson
Specializes in Clinical Genetics
2-4 weeks: If you have breast-ovarian cancer (brca) gene testing, the results take 2-4 weeks. The test involves sequencing of these genes to find a "typo" (alter ... Read More
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Whoa: The symptoms of common stage 3 ovarian cancer are nonspecific. Poly cystic ovary syndrome is not cancer. Your fears alone justify repeat imaging. A ch ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
This hard question: Ovarian cancer, as well as any other type of cancer, is also graded, apart from staged. The histologic grade of a tumor measures how abnormal or malig ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Devon Webster
21 years experience Medical Oncology
It depends: Ovarian cancer that is caught early enough can be cured with surgery and you can live a normal life. Ovarian cancer that can't be cured can be treate ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hung Khong
26 years experience Medical Oncology
Many years: Ovarian cancer can go undetected for many years. Many people don't have any symptoms or only vague symptoms such as bloating or mild abdominal discomf ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
34 years experience Medical Oncology
???: Why? Even patients with advanced cancer can be treated successfully for control of symptoms and sometimes do well for over a year. Progressive ovaria ... Read More
A 71-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Sadow
16 years experience Pathology
Not good: Ovarian cancer (serous carcinoma) is devastating, as it often is discovered at a late stage. With recurrent disease, a cure is very unlikely. Depend ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
34 years experience Medical Oncology
Well...: There is no easy answer to your question, other than to say that ovarian cancer is quite uncommon at your age except in rare situations. I would enco ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shelby Terstriep
19 years experience Internal Medicine
Depends: It totally depends on what treatment you are receiving but one of the most common regimens taxol/carboplatin is every 3 weeks.
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