A 33-year-old female asked:
do cancerous ovarian tumors tend to grow quickly? i have a 2cm suspected dermoid on my ovary that hasn't grown in 10 months.
1 doctor answer
Dr. Sewa Legha answered
50 years experience Medical Oncology
Yes, they do: If your cyst has not grown in size over 10 months it is unlikely to be ovarian Cancer. Yet you must follow up on it once or twice a year to be sure that it does not increase in size....which could imply a potential Ovarian cancer. Your gynecologist can guide you as to how it is monitored properly.
Answered on Oct 2, 2016
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