Krukenberg tumor

What is Krukenberg tumor?

Krukenberg tumor is a metastatic malignancy of ovary. Primary site is usually from gastrointestinal tract but can also be from Breast. Gastric adenocarcinoma is the common one.

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Gastric cancer resection - most of stomach, 15 lymph nodes, & vessels to spleen removed - with clear margins in November 2013. She was givwn 3...

doctor1 MD

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krukenberg tumor has not good prognosis

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I have gone through your question.
As you said that in Nov 2013...

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I had surgery for Krukenberg tumor in '98 after having stage 3 signet cell colon cancer in Jan '91 I had 9 mo. of a 1 year regimen of chemo with 5FU...

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Simple xray of the skeltal system which is non invasive will let you know the bony status. Even non invasive MRI of the involved area will...

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Can breast cancer ( not a tumor ) most common breast cancer ...located in the milk dukes, but was called "metastasis?(diagnosed Dec. 2011) Had...

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Yes, it can be metastasis

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Thanks for consulting HealthcareMagic!

I am very sorry about your diagnosis....

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