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Breast Cancer

Breast cancer spread

10/19/2009

Question:

how does breast cancer spread to ovaries?

Answer:

Breast cancer can spread to the ovaries through the blood vessels.  This is a rare site for breast cancer to spread to, though, and the possibility of an ovarian cancer needs to be ruled out.

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Response by:

Doreen M Agnese, MD Doreen M Agnese, MD
Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery
College of Medicine
The Ohio State University