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Ovarian Tumor Surgery Recovery Time
If gone thru a ovarian tumor surgery a year ago nd the right ovary and right fillopean tube were removd coz of stge1cancer can tke mt pil ne side efct
Ask your MD: You need to ask your Oncologist whether that is possible as they will know the appropriate answer. ...Read more
This is a general term. Tumor just means lump or mass, but is often used to describe cancer. A surgery to remove a tumor can be quite simple like removing a lipoma which is superficial all the way to a very complex surgery like the whipple which is used to remove tumors in the pancreas. Usually the mass and a margin of ...Read more
It depends what kind: Tumor is if begin the recovery period is minimum, if malignant it take long time. ...Read more
What's the question?: If you have a tumor and don't have it removed it can cause localized damage if benign, and threaten your life if malignant. If all your doctors say surgery is the route to go, then surgery is the route to go. ...Read more
Short to long time: If an ovarian malignancy arises and is contained in a cystic structure, a laparoscopic resection in about 1/2 hr. can suffice. If an epithelial tumor has metastasized to omentm and seeded serosa of bowel, debulking to 1-2 cm and omentectomy plus hysterectomy is needed which can take several hrs. ...Read more
Total removal: If surgery is for a malignant lesion, total hysterectomy bilateral salpingoophorectomy is needed. A prophylactic or therapeutic omentectomy should be performed since omentum is one of the first sites of metastasis due to TGF-B. Any visceral nodules should be removed if present with no residual lesion > 1cm. Chemo would then be necessary of mets present. ...Read more
I recently discovered that I have a 2.5cm hemangioma in my liver after having a pre-cancer mucinous ovarian tumor last year. Should I have surgery?
Tumor surgery: This is a general term. Tumor just means lump or mass, but is often used to describe cancer. A surgery to remove a tumor can be quite simple like removing a lipoma which is superficial all the way to a very complex surgery like the whipple which is used to remove tumors in the pancreas. Usually the mass and a margin of normal tissue is removed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It depends: Side effects of orchiectomy (testicle removal) alone are fairly limited. Major abdominal surgery however is sometimes necessary and can result in ejaculatory dysfunction, bowel obstruction, hernia or leakage of lymphatic fluid. This type of operation is best done at a major referral center where complication rates are lowest. Lung and brain surgery are sometimes necessary though less commonly. ...Read more
"tumor" literally translates as "mass", so even a fresh bruise could be called a "tumor". Doctors use the term "neoplasm" (tranlates literally as new growth) to describe tumors that are abnormal growths of cells. These may be benign or malignant; "malignant" = cancer. In everyday usage, we use "tumor" ...Read more
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