How does one get ovarian cancer after removal of ovaries?

Tissue cell migratio. When ovaries have been removed you may have stray cells inorgans& other parts of body, and it is possible to get cancer usually in peritonium.So it is possible even after removal of ovaries.

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How can I get ovarian cancer after removal of my ovaries?

It is possible. The rounded appearance of the ovaries can be deceiving; in the embryo, when the ovaries descend into the fetal pelvis some cells may trail behind and be left outside the ovary. In addition, ovarian tissue is really somewhat comet shaped, with cells distributed along the ligament which is cut at surgery. These cells may become oca. Other cells body lining cells may also transform into oca as well. Read more...
Ovarian cancer. The same way you can win the lottery without buying a lottery ticket. Read more...

Had hysterectomy in 2001, all gone but one ovary. It quit producing estrogen 2 years ago, can I still get ovarian cancer?

Yes. A yearly check of the ovary at your gynecologist is your best prevention. Ovarian cancer is fairly common and this is worth doing. Read more...
Yes, you can. Any ovary can develop ovarian cancer, even if it has stopped producing estrogen. In fact, the risk for ovarian cancer increases with age. The median age at diagnosis is 63. The good news is that ovarian cancer is rare, and accounts for only 1.3% of all new cancer cases in the U.S. Read more...

Is an ultrasound that examines the endometrium also good for examining the ovaries? How does one get their ovaries examined to check for ovarian cancer

Pelvic Ultrasound. A standard female pelvic ultrasound evaluates the uterus (and endometrium) as well as the ovaries. Current ultrasound technology (especially when both transabdominal and transvaginal images are obtained) is a very good screening test for ovarian pathology including ovarian cancer. Read more...
No good tests. The transvaginal ultrasound is one of the very best - if not the very best - ways to look non-invasively at the ovaries. Let me be clear; it is useless as a screen for ovarian cancer. Unfortunately, there are no good screens for ovarian cancer. A "normal" tv us is highly reassuring, but in no way a rule-out for ovarian cancer. Read more...

I'm 20 ive 13cm simple ovarian cyst ca-125 is normal no family history of ovarian cancer is there medication for it? Gyn said laparotomy& ovary removal

Ovarian cyst. Depending upon the type of cyst sometimes birth control pills may be used. If the cyst is symptomatic and needs removal, laparoscopic surgery is employed. If it is inordinately large or complex there are occasions when it may be necessary for the gyn surgeon to open you up and remove the cyst. Read more...

In er, ultrasound showed cysts on both ovaries, and one cyst was lumpy. Could this be ovarian cancer?

It might be. A cyst might be simple or multi-loculated, that is, many cysts in one with many walls that could contain cancer cells. The cyst might be filled with blood, a hemorrhagic cyst, or fluid, or be something else entirely. That's why it should be examined and possibly removed by laparoscopy, etc.. It would be wise to see your doctor for an exam. Good luck. Read more...