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what fluid in lungs or stomach means with ovarian cancer

A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ted Anderson
28 years experience Gynecology
Possibly: Most ovarian cancer is stage iii when diagnosed. Finding tumor between the stomach and liver is consistent with this. Do not assume a lesion in the ... Read More
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Dr. Vamsidhar Velcheti
8 years experience Medical Oncology
See below: Yes it is possible for the cancer to spread to the lungs.

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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Morton Levitt
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Stage 4 Cancer: Not necessarily, but it does suggest at least inter abdominal spread, if not metastatic disease to the liver. An imaging study of the liver and abdome ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hung Khong
27 years experience Medical Oncology
Abdominal distention: It is the abdomen, not the stomach, that is swollen in some patients with advanced ovarian cancer. This is mainly due to accumulation of fluid (called ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Kurtz
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Probably not.: At your age, the risk of ovarian cancer is very small. But, if for anything else, you should get checked out for your peace of mind. It may just be a ... Read More
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Need to examine: Bloating from ovarian cancer would not be associated with increase in weight, unless it is due accumulation of water from ovarian cancer involving the ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
64 years experience Surgical Oncology
Proabably not: Most ovarian cancers don't reach enormous sizes to allow bloating or palpation. They metastasize readily and to a site of TGF-B, that is the omentum ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Easy does it: You would have a palpable mass in your lower abdomen. Like many other bright young people, you have the obsessive idea that you have a serious illness ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Lightfoot
58 years experience Pathology
See below: If you are worried about this get a ct scan of the abdomen and it will tell you for certain.
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Dr. Bert Liang
Specializes in Neurology
Depends: Ovarian cancer encompasses a number of different types of malignancies. Some can and do spread to the lung as well as locally within the abdomen as w ... Read More
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
64 years experience Surgical Oncology
No: Unless ovarian cancer is associated with metastatic disease to bowel causing intermittent intestinal obstruction, this lesion is usually painless. Th ... Read More
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