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Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Death: Hopefully, a dignified and graceful passing from this earth.

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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Yes that would be th: Spread into kidney is uncommon. It may occur by surface implantation when there is intra-abdominal tumor all round the kidneys or it could spread via ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
46 years experience Radiology
Yes, but...: It is possible that a renal ultrasound might detect some findings associated with ovarian cancer but the cancer would have to be relatively advanced f ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ben Ferguson
9 years experience General Surgery
Be honest.: It's important to be honest with them. Cancer is understandably a shocking and emotionally taxing thing for everyone involved, so keeping everyone on ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marianne DiNapoli
7 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Unfortunately, low: Stage IV ovarian cancer unfortunately has a very low survival rate. The five year survival rate for this stage is around 11%.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. R. Scott Anderson
38 years experience Radiation Oncology
Some response: If therapies are changed we look at the ca125 levels to guide the choice of chemotherapy. This would be compatible with a temporary response to type o ... Read More
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A 85-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
What is nutrian?: Need more info.
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A 59-year-old member asked:
Dr. Devon Webster
21 years experience Medical Oncology
Hard to say: If your ca-125 was very elevated to start with, and it's staying the same, that means the ovarian cancer cells aren't growing, which is good! of cour ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Devon Webster
21 years experience Medical Oncology
Not necessarily: I'm so sorry about your mom. Ovarian cancer is different from cervical cancer. You probably don't need a hysterectomy for your cervix, but please le ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Berryman
53 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Left abdominal pain: Ovarian cysts are common if one is not on oral birth control, and the pain associated with it usually stops after the cyst ruptures. See your healthc ... Read More
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