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My friend has an ovarian tumor and pelvic cancer what should she do to ease up the pain ?

My friend has an ovarian tumor and pelvic cancer what should she do to ease up the pain ?

Resect if possible: If the ovarian lesion is associated with a pelvic mass they are probably related and require biopsy. Once cancer is defined it does require surgical debulking totally or to a minimal lesion less than 1 cm. to allow for the proper response to chemo. Omentectomy always follows with a debulking procedure. ...Read more

Dr. Barry Rosen
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Cancer (Definition)

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


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My dad's biological father was jewish. I had a borderline malignant mucinous ovarian tumor removed in 4/2013 that was 10lbs. Should i worry abt cancer?

My dad's biological father was jewish. I had a borderline malignant mucinous ovarian tumor removed in 4/2013 that was 10lbs. Should i worry abt cancer?

Yes and no: Your cancer was of low grade yet it is not entirely worry free, as in some cases it does recur. Overall your cancer has very good prognosis in 80-90% of the cases. Your jewish heritage has no impact on this variety of ovarian cancer(it only affects the brca mutated type of cancers). ...Read more

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I was recently diagnosed with a 5cm borderline malignant ovarian tumor. Is borderline malignant mean it's not cancer?

It's cancer: However, it's unlikely to harm you. Different physicians may sugar-coat or say "barely cancer" or "not really cancer" but the bottom line is that I'm glad it's out or there's a fair chance it would have killed you. Read online about the statistics but if you were assured, "no spread", you've got 95%+ of it not killing you. ...Read more

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Was diagnosed with a Stage 1a/Grade 1 Mucinous ovarian tumor last year. Had right ovary/tube removed. Is this considered borderline or pre-cancer?

Was diagnosed with a Stage 1a/Grade 1 Mucinous ovarian tumor last year. Had right ovary/tube removed. Is this considered borderline or pre-cancer?

Ovarian ca: hi, if you have Mucinous Adenocarcinoma then that is a cancerous tumor but because it is stage 1 the surgery should be curative, although usually the uterus and both ovaries are removed unless the woman wants to have kids later, ...Read more

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Passed something like grapes! is it likely vagina cancer or something deadly?

Passed something like grapes! is it likely vagina cancer or something deadly?

Molar pregnancy: Must see your doctor immediatly, it could be hydatidiform mole, non -viable fertilized egg gets implanted into uterus, yes will shed as grape like tissues with bleeding. Majority of them benign but 20% chance of malignent trasformation is possible, must seek professional help. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of vagina cancer?

What are the symptoms of vagina cancer?

Varies: Bleeding after sexual intercourse; painless vaginal bleeding and discharge; pain in the pelvis or vagina. Some women have no symptoms. You may wish to consult this site: http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0002479/. ...Read more

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Do many DES kids have some kind of vagina cancer or something wrong down there?

Exposure: Babies of mother who were exposed to des have risks. Of the babies are girls the might be at risk of having clear cell carcinoma of the uterus. They are also at risk of having a uterine malformation. Commonly known as t-shape uterus which might be a cause of infertility. ...Read more

Neoplasms (Definition)

"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