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A 79-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Harper
51 years experience General Surgery
Not much: You really need to talk to your doctor about this.
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Dr. Devon Webster
21 years experience Medical Oncology
Many options: Choosing chemo depends on many factors, so only your doctor can decide what might work for you. Drugs you haven't mentioned include altretamine, capec ... Read More

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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
It is a cancer arisi: It is a cancer which arises from the ovary. This cancer is typically silent, producing little or no symptoms till it spreads, first into the pelvic a ... Read More
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A 33-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 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 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mitchell Kamrava
15 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 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Depends: It will depend on the stage. Curative surgery in early stage of disease plus minus chemotherapy. Debulking surgery is needed and is done by a gynecolo ... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mitchell Kamrava
15 years experience Radiation Oncology
Yes: Ovarian cancer can be cured especially when it is discovered early. One of the challenges with ovarian cancer is that it is often discovered when it ... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Banks Hinshaw
42 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Increased risk...: ...is associated with increased age, women with a family history of ovarian or breast cancer, women with the genetic BRCA modifications, and certain e ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Chevlen
46 years experience Medical Oncology
After menopause: Ovarian cancer is rare before menopause.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mitchell Kamrava
15 years experience Radiation Oncology
Depends on your path: You should discuss your pathology with your doctor. There are different types of ovarian cancer including: borderline tumors (tumors of low malignany ... Read More
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