A 26-year-old male asked:
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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
49 years experience Medical Oncology
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.
Answered on Jul 13, 2017
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