A 24-year-old female asked:
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if you have a tumor on your ovary, can the tumor just be removed instead of the whole ovary?

2 doctor answers
Dr. Frank Kuitems
39 years experience Internal Medicine
No: If the tumor is malignant it is cancerous entire ovary needs to remove
Answered on Jan 24, 2017
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
If cancer-No!: If the tumor is cancerous, the treatment will involve the entire ovary and depending upon the grade of the tumor, other reproductive structures as well.
Answered on Jan 23, 2017

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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jon Ahlstrom
30 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
It depends: A solid tumor grows slowly. A cyst can grow quickly over the course of 1-1 months. Your doctor should have a better idea once they see the pathology ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aasim Sehbai
24 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Chance: Low probability.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Kaplan
Dr. Ed Kaplan answered
39 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Probably normal: Depending on what the benign tumor was. It is likely that you are at no increased risk compared to anyone else.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
Unlikely: Don't worry , you have other ovary for hormonal need ( and ovulation )
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