Does heterogeneous mean malignant? Does increased vascularity mean malignant? I still have not been called by my doctor about the MRI yesterday. I am very anxious. Up to the last transvaginal, no one could say if this thing is ovarian or otherwise.
From what I know, a soft tissue mass does not define whether something is malignant or not. I had a soft tissue mass after my hysterectomy that caused my ureter to collapse and it was not more cancer (I had my surgery to remove stage IIIc Ovarian cancer). It was just swelling, for some reason. As far as I know, a final diagnosis of malignant or benign cannot be accuratley given until after surgery. I had a biopsy done of my tumors in my abdomen, and it came back as borderline tumors. My final cancer diagnosis didn't happen until after my surgery.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. MedHelp is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.