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Trenton, NJ
A 44-year-old female asked:

Should an ovarian mass larger than 7 cm be surgically removed if it has steadily grown. mom had malignant tumor size of grapefriut?

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Dr. Addagada Rao
General Surgery 57 years experience
Bring to the: Attention of your doctor , about mom's ovarian cancer , this history is very important , for the plan of your treatment, your doctor may advise its removal majority of ovarian cystic lesions are not malignant.
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Dr. Matthew Solhjem
Radiation Oncology 22 years experience
Possibly.: If your mother had ovarian cancer and you have a growing ovarian mass, this needs to be evaluated by a gynecologist or gynecologic oncologist. Surgery might be recommended.
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Last updated Jun 9, 2015

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