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Someone I Know Has been diagnosed with ovarian cancer,,,,while waiting for her team of doctors to discuss the best plan of action, she has had to have her stomach drained,,,,is that an indication of very advanced ovarian cancer ?
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Hi,
Requirement of drainage indicates that probably there is ascites or collection of fluid in the peritoneal cavity. This can be a feature of advanced cancer, but further tests are necessary for confirmation.
Hope this helps.
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