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Doctor insights on: Papillary Serous Adenocarcinoma Of Ovary

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Dr. Riley Alexander
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Adenocarcinoma (Definition)

Adenocarcinomas arise from glandular or secretory tissues. They are the common type of tumors (as opposed to sarcomas, from connective tissue) and include the common types colon, lung, ...Read more


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Is mucinous cyst adenocarcinoma of ovary curable?

Is mucinous cyst adenocarcinoma of ovary curable?

Depends: It depends on the stage. Early stage is curable with either surgery alone- vs surgery plus adjuvant therapy/chemotherapy . Advanced disease with distant spread even is very treatable however unfortunately is incurable. Please discuss further with your oncology team. ...Read more

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What is aggressive digital papillary adenocarcinoma and how is it treated?

What is aggressive digital papillary adenocarcinoma and how is it treated?

Rare Cancer: This is a rare cancer; typically treated with surgerical removal and sometimes chemotherapy is given after removal to prevent recurrence. ...Read more

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Help! what is aggressive digital papillary adenocarcinoma?

It is a type of canc: Your doctor can tell you where in the body this cancer originated. So it will bear the name of the organ where it started. Based on the organ of origin, we can tell you what to expect. Please ask such questions to your treating oncologist. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about endometrial serous adenocarcinoma?

Aggressive : This is a type of adenocarcinoma that is usually very aggressive. It is rarer than what is commonly referred to as "endometrial cancer" (which is endometrial endometrioid adenocarcinoma). ...Read more

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My fil,68 yrs,biopsy report stating "well differentiated papillary adenocarcinoma" @ rectosigmoid junction. Dr suggests surgery -R we doing right ?

My fil,68 yrs,biopsy report stating "well differentiated papillary adenocarcinoma" @ rectosigmoid junction.  Dr suggests surgery  -R we doing right ?

Sounds right: With the limited information you have provided, it appears he has cancer of that portion of his colon. Surgery is usually the definitive treatment for such. Good luck. ...Read more

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Are serous cysts on the ovaries dangerous?

Are serous cysts on the ovaries dangerous?

Can be: Loaded question - they can cause pain by their size, they can twist on themselves and cause severe pain, they can abnormal cells in them - so many possibilities. Best to be checked by your obgyn to determine the best course of action. Good luck. ...Read more

Papillary (Definition)

It means nipple-like projection or structure, such as breast nipples, on skin, at root of hairs, on the gums between teeth, or inside organs such as heart. Can also describe some ...Read more


Ovary (Definition)

The usually paired female or hermaphroditic reproductive organ that produces ova and, in vertebrates, ...Read more