12 doctors weighed in:

Do ovarian cysts always lead to ovarian cancer?

12 doctors weighed in
Dr. Peter Sadow
Pathology
5 doctors agree

In brief: Most cysts benign

The majority of ovarian cysts, often related to the follicle, where the egg is stored, are benign.
Ovarian cysts are very rarely malignant. However, any discovered ovarian cyst should be closely evaluated.

In brief: Most cysts benign

The majority of ovarian cysts, often related to the follicle, where the egg is stored, are benign.
Ovarian cysts are very rarely malignant. However, any discovered ovarian cyst should be closely evaluated.
Dr. Peter Sadow
Dr. Peter Sadow
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Dr. Richard Orr
Surgery - Oncology
5 doctors agree

In brief: No

Ovarian cysts are common in premenopausal women and most are not cancer, nor premalignant.
They do need to be diagnosed appropriately and followed carefully by your physician.

In brief: No

Ovarian cysts are common in premenopausal women and most are not cancer, nor premalignant.
They do need to be diagnosed appropriately and followed carefully by your physician.
Dr. Richard Orr
Dr. Richard Orr
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Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Radiation Oncology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Thankfully

No. There are many ovarian cysts, and few ovarian cancers.

In brief: Thankfully

No. There are many ovarian cysts, and few ovarian cancers.
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
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