U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
United Kingdom
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

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
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.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
Last updated Jan 6, 2017

Disclaimer:

Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.