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What does serous cystadenoma borderline malignancy mean?

Where is the tumor ? Cystadenomas are benign tumors (as in ovary , pancreas etc ) with crease of size and time they can transform to malignancy, you have to talk to your doctor , most likely have some atypical cells but not cancer cells. Read more...

Does the ovary needs to be removed if I have serous cystadenoma 4'3x4'0x4, 0cm?

Depends. Sometimes the cyst can be removed from the ovary. At other times the entire ovary has become cystic and there is no remaining normal ovarian tissue. Ask your doctor to be conservative if possible. Read more...

Serous cystadenoma can turn into cancer?

Not usually. Serous cystadenoma (sc) of ovary is a common benign (not cancerous) tumor highly unusual to turn into cancer unless it is classified as serous borderline cystadenoma. Sc may also occur in the pancreas, often in the tail end area. It is also benign but can grow quite large and thus can physically push on other near by structures. If you have trouble, consult doc. Good luck. Read more...

Serous cystadenoma could turn into a borderline cancer?

Yes possible. It is possible longstanding cystadenoma some times can transform to malignant cystadenoma , pathologically it is cancer or not a cancer , pathologist will never describe as borderline cancer. Read more...

Serous cystadenoma on ovary who do need to have surgery?

Surgery needed. This tumor can only be diagnosed by removing it surgically. If you have an ovarian tumor and your doctor tells you it needs to be removed, get it done. Then you will know if it is benign. Read more...

What is the preferred treatment for serous cystadenoma 7.4cms in a 51 yr old?

Where is it? Assuming this is an ovarian cystadenoma, and it was found because you were having pain, then it should come out. Also, you are of an age where it could be cancer (I'm guessing the diagnosis was made on ultrasound, so it is not a pathologic diagnosis). If it is pancreatic, and the diagnosis comes from a CT or MRI, then your physician may elect to follow it for a while and recheck. All depends. Read more...