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Ovarian Serous Papillary Carcinoma
Dr not explaining anything to wife. Papillary Serous Carcinoma. Had total Hysterectomy 24 yrs ago, no cancer. now plan 12 chemo, surg, chemo. 61 yowf ?
Second opinion: Sounds like you need a second opinion. Too complex a problem to answer on a public forum. I suggest that you schedule a Healthtap premium consult where you may gather your medical information for more detailed review. Good luck. ...Read more
Cancer is a group of diseases that is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion of surrounding tissues that spread to other parts of the body. Cancer can begin anywhere in the body and is usually related to one or more genetic mutations that allow normal cells to become malignant by interfering with internal cellular control mechanisms, such as programmed cell death or by preventing ...Read more
Get 2nd opinion: Serous papillary (cyst)adenofibroma is an uncommon tumor of the oviduct (tube) or ovary. If you were my patient, i would ask that several pathologists look at the glass slides and confirm the benign diagnosis for everyone's peace of mind. Some clinicians might screen you for a brca mutation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If I have ovarian benign serous cystadenoma removing with ovary tugether will reduce the risk for ovarian cancer?
Is Monitoring of Stage 1a high grade serous ovarian cancer okay given hysterectomy was done, tumor limited to single intact ovary?
Great!: It is very unusual to find ovarian cancer at such an early stage so this is great. Follow the recommendations of your oncologist regarding further care since your oncologist is best able to weight your overall health and the risks/ side-effects of observation vs. additional treatment. Best wishes. ...Read more
Ovarian cyst(4-5cm)unilocular liquid with papillary component (2.8x1.4cm). 26yo, no family history of cancer. Waiting for markers. Odds of malignancy?
Can not calculate: We can not calculate the odds of malignancy with this information. Based on your age and the size a malignant ovarian tumor is not particularly likely even with a complex ovarian cyst with papillary components. It sounds like your doctor is testing to help rule out malignancy which is good. Keep your follow up with your doctor. ...Read more
Women who have previously had benign serous cystadenoma are at a greater risk of developing further overian cancer on same ovary ?
Benign serous cystadenoma if the ovary is left intact women over 35 year of age will increased risk of overian cancer?
Excision: Danna, there is no way to know if it's a benign, serous cystadenoma until it is surgically removed and examined by a pathologist. Benign serous cystadenoma is a pathological diagnosis that cannot be made while the ovary is left inside. If the tumor is removed in an intact ovary, and this is the diagnosis, there is no cancer. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Chemotherapy: Depends on what you received in the past and how long ago you received it. Also depends on any underlying other medical problems. Hope this helps. ...Read more
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