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A 32-year-old female asked:

4cm complex solid cyst found on ovary radiologist said 50/50 cancer or not. certain elements make her think not dermoid. is this cancer then? worried

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Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Follow up with MD: You need to go back to the GYN MD who ordered the radiologic testing and have hem/her do further testing on the ovary which will include a sample (biopsy) via Laparoscopy or other means. The only way to know for certain about cancer status is to have an actual tissue sample sent to the Pathology MD. Don't delay as if it is ovarian cancer, early treatment is vital to recovery.

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Last updated Jan 6, 2017

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