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Shrink Ovarian Cancer Tumors
Yes: Anybody can have cancer. The basis of diagnosis is the history, physical exam, and rational screening. I do not know what blood work you had, or whether the marker was above reference range or not. This question needs to be brought by you to, and answered by, your personal physician. I'm glad you're taking a proactive approach and wish you good luck on follow-up. ...Read more
It is a cancer which arises from the ovary. This cancer is typically silent, producing little or no symptoms till it spreads, first into the pelvic area and later into the peritoneal cavity leading to fluid accumulation(ascites) which is often the first symptom. Despite its late presentation, there is a reasonable treatment for it, with some long term survivors even ...Read more
Does ovarian cancer always possess a tumor? Or large cyst that doesn't go away? Any odds it is present but no tumor or maybe small cysts?
Terminology: For ovarian cancer to be there, there has to be a "tumor", i.e., a mass. The mass may be solid or cystic. There are many different types of ovarian cancers and each has different manifestations. You may consult this site for more info: http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/ovarian-cancer/basics/definition/CON-20028096 ...Read more
Is it really true you cannot detect ovarian cancer with ultrasound? I heard of someone who had one and it found tumor.
My mother has stage 14 ovarian cancer. She refused chemo and has a new tumor. She has ascities and can't walk. Will she live 6 months?
Ct found ovarian cystic mass, does that mean a cyst. Can a CT scan tell the difference between a cyst and tumor? Worried about ovarian cancer.
I have a cyst that 4 cm. I was on bc to shrink it. But instead I gained weight. Should I b concerned about ovarian cancer?
If I do not do any treatment for my ovarian cancer for six months is that a problem? I would like to go on vacation and would be away for six months but my tumor has double in size from 11 months ago.
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
Lower left side pain which begins when lies down. 64yo clear cell ovarian cancer survivor large tumor removed 3 1/2 yrs frequent surgeon & oncologist ?
Visit your physician: Would visit your primary care physician for a phyisical evaluation. ...Read more
Ovarian cancer 3 c.Found fingertip tumor in lung, assuming now its in stage4 but now has a fluidly mass in between stomach and liver, has it spread
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