A female asked:
My dad's biological father was jewish. i had a borderline malignant mucinous ovarian tumor removed in 4/2013 that was 10lbs. should i worry abt cancer?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Medical Oncology 51 years experience
Yes and no: Your cancer was of low grade yet it is not entirely worry free, as in some cases it does recur. Overall your cancer has very good prognosis in 80-90% of the cases. Your jewish heritage has no impact on this variety of ovarian cancer(it only affects the brca mutated type of cancers).
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