A 43-year-old member asked:
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I want to know what's the history of ovarian cancer?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Unclear question: Ovarian cancer is a common disorder that is often not detected early. I am not sure what you mean by history of the cancer, however, if you consult this site, it will provide general information about this entity. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0001891/.
Answered on Dec 28, 2013

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