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Cancer with no Ovary?

I find out next steps on Saturday but at my 3 month follow up testing after Unilat Salpingo Oophrectomy and staging for cancer there is a 7cm mass on the same side.  I was told my CA-125 levels are down but I do not know the number yet.  I was staged as 1A.  Negative in all lymphnodes and washings. Now here we are 3 months later.  Anyone face this before?  How does a complex cyst grow where there is no ovary?
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Met with Gyn Onc a few days ago.  Have to have this complex mass out in order to know more.  He suspects it is just a mass of scar tissue and fluid, but could be cancer, so we take it this week.  I appreciate his urgency, but wow... looking up research on a cyst on the side that there is already a salpin-ooph done is tough to find.  Anyone know or have this experience?
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Your doctor is probably right.  I'm sure it would be unusual to have a new tumor so soon after a "clean" pathology report.  

My doctor, known as aggressive, insisted on six rounds of chemo for me, even though I also was 1A.  I didn't like losing my hair, but I think in retrospect that I've worried less than I would have if I'd not had the chemo.  I haven't had a lick of trouble since, and it's 10 years next month since my surgery.

Will they do lap?  I'm sure you're not excited about another surgery, but you've been through it before and know what to expect.  And I'm guessing that the result will be comforting.  

Good luck and God bless ...
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