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A 26-year-old male asked:

Why is ascites could happen on mesothelioma patient? is that means the cancer is spreaded to organs near the abdomen like ovaries? please advice.

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Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 52 years experience
It is caused by tumo: Your tumor causes ascites. This is common in most abdominal cancers as fluid leaks out of the cancerous tumors.. Only an effective anticancer treatment can slow it down.
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