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Ovarian cancer. Coloured magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan of an axial section through a woman's abdomen, showing ovarian cancer. A very large tumour of the ovary is seen (red/brown, upper centre) occupying much of the abdominal space. Bones of the pelvis are white, muscle is blue/green. Ovarian cancer is most common in women over 50. However, it is unusual for a tumour to reach this size and this cancer may have spread to other parts of the body. Treatment includes surgical removal of the growth, which may also involve removal of the fallopian tubes and womb, followed by radiotherapy and anti-cancer drugs.
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