Please answer, if one had ovarian cancer, could it metastasis to pelvis and present on pap as cin 1?
Pap and ovarian CA. First just remember a Pap test is only good for finding cervical CA. It doesn't find ovarian or uterine CA. That's why ovarian CA is called the silent CA and uterine CA presents with bleeding. Your abnormal pap is not even at a level where it would be CA yet. Talk to your doctor and ask if the CA cells from the ovarian CA look like the pap. Sounds like u have a new problem. Hang in there!
I was wondering f I am at risk for ovarian cancer if my mother was diagnosed when she was 18 and m grandmother died from it? I am 20 and haven had a pap for a while and am concerned
Yes, . Yes, due to your family history you are at a higher risk for developing ovarian cancer. It is important that you get regular pap smears and physical examinations by your health care provider. Also, remeber to observe a healthy lifestyle and take steps to reduce your risk of cancer. Talk to your health care provider about lowering your risk of cancer. Read more...
Am 32 - no children yet. Best way to determine 1.Ovarian cancer-pap smear or ca 125 & 2.Breast cancer-mammography or ca 15-3 granny died of ovarian ca?
Unfortunately. There is no tumor marker test to detect early breast ; ovarian cancer those you mentioned for monitoring status purposes only , in a genetic pre disposition several members will suffer , don't worry at 32 have healthy life style , no smoking exercises, wt control , ; see your gyn doctor regularly get pap , sonograms if indicated , mamo after 40 you will be fine . Read more...