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A 80-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

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A 32-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 36-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 33-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 30-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 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Chevlen
46 years experience Medical Oncology
After menopause: Ovarian cancer is rare before menopause.
A 30-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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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Wascher
32 years experience Surgical Oncology
As early as possible: Unfortunately, ovarian cancer is often missed during its early stages, as it either causes no symptoms at all, or only very general symptoms, until it ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Not easy: There are no specific symptoms of ovarian cancer, especially early ovarian cancer. The symptoms are usually vague fullness, gas, pelvic discomfort or ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marianne DiNapoli
7 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Bloating, fullness: Unfortunately, ovarian cancer often causes vague symptoms which are often mild so the patient is not brought to medical attention until the cancer is ... Read More
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