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Scared it's Ovarian Cancer

I guess what I am asking is are the odds in my favour that it is not cancer?
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242604 tn?1328121225
MEDICAL PROFESSIONAL
Dear Janabelleca
in addition to those statistics, I would say that a small persistent ovarian cyst that is unchanging is unlikely to be cancer although the only way to know with certainty is to remove it
take care
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242604 tn?1328121225
MEDICAL PROFESSIONAL
Hi There
for a women with no risk factors for ovarian cancer,there is a 1 in 80  lifetime risk of developing ovarian cancer which is one tenth the lifetime risk of developing breast cancer.
take care
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