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Surgery to remove an ovary with cancer

When a woman is diagnosed with ovarian cancer, it does not mean that she can no longer be fertile. The removal of one ovary is not a problem, since the other ovary continues to function and the woman will ovulate every month. In this way, you will have a chance of achieving a natural pregnancy.

The ovary with the tumour is removed by means of surgery. The oncologist is in charge of assessing whether the tumour is suitable for removal, as it must fulfil a series of characteristics:

  • Slow growth.
  • Scarce propagation.
  • Low malignancy.
  • Germ cell tumours.

Surgery for ovarian cancer is a good technique for preserving fertility in women of childbearing age. In addition, it can be combined with other methods.

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By MD, PhD, MSc (gynecologist), (embryologist) and (invitra staff).
Last Update: 06/25/2019
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