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Can ovarian cancer be detected during pregnancy?
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Ben Ferguson
Surgery
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In brief: Yes
Some patients have surgery to explore and/or attempt to reduce or cure symptomatic disease.
Mris aren't always terribly useful for ovarian cancers but are sometimes helpful when surgery isn't a great option. The ca125 tumor marker can often be informative as well but isn't very specific to ovarian cancer and may be falsely elevated. Conservative approaches are best until the pregnancy is finished.

In brief: Yes
Some patients have surgery to explore and/or attempt to reduce or cure symptomatic disease.
Mris aren't always terribly useful for ovarian cancers but are sometimes helpful when surgery isn't a great option. The ca125 tumor marker can often be informative as well but isn't very specific to ovarian cancer and may be falsely elevated. Conservative approaches are best until the pregnancy is finished.
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Ben Ferguson
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Dr. Aaron Shiloh
Aesthetic Medicine
In brief: Yes
It certainly could be diagnosed particularly given all the ultrasounds that are done.

In brief: Yes
It certainly could be diagnosed particularly given all the ultrasounds that are done.
Dr. Aaron Shiloh
Dr. Aaron Shiloh
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