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Ovarian cancer and chances of survival after the cancer spread - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Cervical and Ovarian Cancer
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   hi i have a question if someone has ovarian cancer and it has spread from ovary to other ovary to pelvic area and then also to lymph nodes and now patient has a tumor on ovary
User :   what are the chances of survival and what are the steps taken
Doctor :   k
Doctor :   it depends on the areas which has spread
User :   lymph nodes both ovarys and adomnal cavity
Doctor :   the main areas include chest liver bones and lymph nodes
User :   ok so if it spread to lymp nodes then what
Doctor :   it depends on which lymph nodes and what number
User :   can a tumor on ovary kill u if not treated?
User :   what u mean
Doctor :   for that diagnostic tests are to be employed
Doctor :   ya offcourse yes
User :   ok what are the diff types and numbers
Doctor :   if it is not treated with radiation or chemotherapy or surgery
Doctor :   it can lead to severe problems
Doctor :   whats is the age
User :   can tumor be cured through radiation and chemo
User :   21
Doctor :   it can't be guaranteed
Doctor :   it can be suppressed and spread can be stopped
User :   so surgery is recomnded?
Doctor :   but not fully cured
Doctor :   surgery is planned depending on the children and status of the patient

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