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My friend has an ovarian tumor and pelvic cancer what should she do to ease up the pain ?

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Dr. Myron Arlen
Surgical Oncology 64 years experience
Resect if possible: If the ovarian lesion is associated with a pelvic mass they are probably related and require biopsy. Once cancer is defined it does require surgical debulking totally or to a minimal lesion less than 1 cm. to allow for the proper response to chemo. Omentectomy always follows with a debulking procedure.

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Last updated May 8, 2014

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