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Can a 20 year old die of ovarian cancer?

A: Yes. I saw a tv show where a 17 year old died. Yes, Cancer does not disseminate in age , color or race. I WOULD SAY YES. THERE IS A BLOOD TEST THAT CAN BE DONE FOR FEMALES TO DETECT ovarian CANCER, AND I WISH I COULD REMEMBER WHAT IT IS CALLED. A MAN CAN GET A BLOOD TEST FOR PROSTRATE CANCER AND INSURANCE PAYS; A WOMAN GETS THIS BLOOD TEST, AND INSURANCE DOESNT PAY; GO FIGURE. A LADY FOUGHT THE INSURANCE AND WON BECAUSE IT SHOULD ALSO BE PAID FOR. WHEN YOU GO TO THE DOCTOR, TELL THEM THAT YOU WANT THIS TEST; AGAIN, I DONT KNOW WHAT IT IS CALLED, BUT THEY WILL KNOW WHAT YOU ARE TALKING ABOUT. IT DOESNT SHOW IN A REGULAR BLOOD TEST SO HAVE THEM ORDER THIS ONE. GET THIS TAKEN CARE of NOW BECAUSE I DONT KNOW HOW FAST THIS CANCER SPREADS, BUT...


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What is the occurrence rate of ovarian cancer in children?

A: Most ovarian tumors in children are benign (noncancerous). The most common cancers that affect the ovaries are of germ cell origin (beginning in cells that give rise to sperm or eggs); these are more common in children than in adults. Common symptoms of ovarian cancer include painful periods and pain in the abdomen. Treatment is stage -related and may include surgery, radiation therapy, and chemotherapy. Sertoli-Leydig cell tumors of the ovary are rare in young girls and may cause development of male sex traits or early signs of puberty. Small cell carcinomas

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What are the symptoms of ovarian cysts?

A: HI, hun just noticed nobody has responded to you, i can not tell you what the symptoms of a cyst are, but just wanted to reply to see how you are doing? Hello, Most definitely the odds of having an ovarian cyst far outweigh the odds of having ovarian cancer ... by a lot. ovarian cysts are extremely common and most ovarian cysts are benign growths. If you have ovarian cysts that are fluid filled and 5 cms or less, most likely these are normal follicular cysts that will disappear by themselves within 1 to 3 menstrual cycles. These occur in all premenopausal...


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History of ovarian cancer and colon cancer….

A: YES , you most definitely need to have a colonoscopy. Family history is enough of a reason for you to have one. You have been through alot already so I can understand your hesitation. I noticed you said your doctor wanted to "practice" on you. Do you feel that your physician is inexperienced, do you trust him ? Ask him about his experience, that''s your right. If you don''t feel comfortable with him then find someone else but you really should have one done. Colon cancer is one fo the preventable cancers we have out there right now. Colon cancer is kind of silent in the beginning , when you start having symptoms it has usually advanced considerably so the key is early detection....


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What Is Stage 1 ovarian cancer?

A: ovarian cancer occurs when there is a cancerous growth on the ovaries. This cancer usually occurs in stages. Doctors usually categorize a case as stage 1 ovarian cancer when the cancerous cells have not spread to other areas of the body. The symptoms of stage 1 ovarian cancer are often very mild, and many women don`t even recognize them as signs of a serious problem. Early diagnosis and treatment are considered extremely important for survival.. The ovaries are an essential part of a mammalian female reproductive system. In humans, these are located in the pelvic...


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Spotting after sex / ovarian Cyst - ovarian cancer?

A: May I ask how old you are? I don''t know a lot about ovarian problems, but based on your symptom, I suggest you get a pap and ask for an HPV test. The bleeding could be from cervical or uterine problems. Also, ask your doctor if he/she does the thinprep pap. If he/she doesn''t, then ask for it. Has your doctor scheduled another ultrasound to look at your ovaries? Hi ~ I will be 38 in August. My doctor suggested I have another ultrasound in 8 weeks (next ultrasound is scheduled for Aug). At your next appointment, you might ask your doctor about a colposcopy with an ECC to determine if the cervix is involved, especially the cervical canal. Hello Parker, PickleEyes has given you some excellent advice. Have the cervix and uterus...


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ovarian Cancer Questions

A: Hi there -- Sorry I don''t know much about ovaries, but didn''t want you to think you were being ignored! Most of us here have cervical problems. It''s always good to see varying posts though, since we all can learn something valuable! If you have any questions or concerns, I would go to a gyn asap! There''s more to the female reproductive system than just a uterus (I''m assuming you no longer have a cervix, either?). In any event, getting yourself periodically checked for any anomalies, as well as for HPV, certainly can''t hurt. Do let us know how you are doing!! But you DO still have "lady parts." You have ovaries, a vagina, vulva, breasts, and a vaginal cuff. When did you have your hysterectomy? Don''t you go for a well woman exam...


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women''s health;specifically ovarian cancer symptoms and menopause symptoms

A: Hello Dear,You need not worry as you have already has a pap smear done. The pap smear test is done to diagnose thepre-malignant disease associated with cervical cancer and treat it before it can progress to a malignantdisease.Women with uterine and cervical cancer may experience abnormal vaginal bleeding. This can be heavy or lightbleeding during the month. An increased vaginal discharge is also a symptom of cervical cancer. It may be foulsmelling, watery, thick, or contain mucus. It varies from woman to woman. Pelvic pain that is not related tothe normal menstrual cycle can be a cervical cancer symptom. Many women describe them ranging from a dull acheto sharp pains that can last hours. It can be mild or severe. Bladder pain or pain during urination can be a...


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ovarian cancer spread to liver

A: Hi Jenniferl and thanks for writing, Below is an excerpt which I think should answer all your questions. I hope this helps and I wish you the very best during the coming weeks. God Bless. Preparing for Approaching Death When a person enters the final stage of the dying process, two different dynamics are at work which are closely interrelated and interdependent. On the physical plane, the body begins the final process of shutting down, which will end when all the physical systems cease to function. Usually this is an orderly and undramatic progressive series of physical changes which are not medical emergencies requiring invasive interventions. These physical changes are a normal, natural way in which the...
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What is endometrial ovarian cancer?

A: My understanding is that there is endometrial cancer and there is ovarian cancer, and they are two separate diseases; I don`t know of an endometrial ovarian cancer. Endometrial cancer is a cancer of the lining of the uterus. Some kinds of ovarian tumors cause high estrogen levels that can in turn stimulate the endometrium and possibly lead to endometrial cancer. The American Cancer Society says that endometrial cancer vaginal bleeding is sometimes the first symptom of an ovarian tumor.. There is Endometrial cancer that arises in the endometrial tissue that lines the...


 
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