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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 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 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heather Curry
29 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 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marianne DiNapoli
7 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 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ray Holt
Dr. Ray Holt answered
27 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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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 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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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joshua Garren
23 years experience Radiation Oncology
Yes, of course: This is one of the classic hereditary cancer syndromes. Sorry, i don't have enough characters to be allowed to give you a full asnwer here, but q ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mitchell Kamrava
15 years experience Radiation Oncology
Related to spread: Metastatic refers to a cancer that has spread from the original site that it originated from to a more distant site in the body. For example, if a wo ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Unlikely: Hemorrhage occurs routinely in the cyst formed at ovulation. While a hemorrhagic cyst can be the result of a cancer, hemorrhagic cyst, per se, does no ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
46 years experience Radiology
Could Be: You have a known breast ca? Any other mets? Typically, one would expect mets to bone before abdomen. If pathology on both sites is the same then proba ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Gold
43 years experience Internal Medicine
Sometimes: Certain genotypes such as the brca mutations have a higher incidence of ovarian cancer.
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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Muliple issues: I would suggest that you seek a comprehensive medical evalaution: some GI symptoms may be related; however breast cance, ovarian cysts, kidney diease ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Regina Hampton
22 years experience Breast Surgery
Need more details: I highly recommend you consult your oncology team and get evaluated by a gynecology oncologist. Since you are <50, it makes me concerned about a brca ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Separate problems: There is no particular cause for any of these, and certainly no single thing that causes them all. These are separate problems, which I assume were de ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Unlikely: Ovarian tumors oand cycsts do not cause any vaginal discharge as there is no direct connection. Go see a gynecologist if the discharge is excessive an ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
no: A pap smear is rather limited to assessing the cells of the external cervix for signs of transformation toward cancer.The other problems mentioned are ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Treacy
34 years experience Gynecology
May be normal: Cysts are what ovaries make "for a living". An ovarian cyst, by itself, does indicated ovarian cancer. The reason for the cyst should be evaluated if ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jon Strasser
20 years experience Radiation Oncology
Possible: Breast cancer can metastasize. The risk is really dependent on the stage. For a stage i, the risk is.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Depends on stage of: Disease. Early stage renal cancer has 5 year survival of about 70% and late stage has a 5 year survival of about 10%. See the site below for details. ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
46 years experience Radiation Oncology
No: To both. Most "abortions" are natural events due to "blighted fetus" concept. Optional abortions may cause issues of non-biologic nature, but cancer ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Orr
43 years experience Surgical Oncology
No: Ovarian cysts are common in premenopausal women and most are not cancer, nor premalignant. They do need to be diagnosed appropriately and followed ca ... Read More
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A 61-year-old member asked:
Dr. Devon Webster
21 years experience Medical Oncology
Yes: In some people there is a link. Genetic mutations can be passed through families that iincrease risk for both breast and colon cancer. These syndrom ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Rectal bleeding...: Bleeding per rectum may originate in the anal canal, the rectum, or further up the line. Frequent anal sources of bleeding include hemorrhoids & fissu ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. R Condon Hughes
40 years experience Dermatopathology
Not sure: I'm really not sure how to answer your question. If you have been diagnosed by a pathologist with "cancer moles" that could mean that you have skin ca ... Read More

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