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Ovarian cancer surgery. Surgeon operating on a 60 year old woman with ovarian cancer and uterine fibroids. Diseased tissue, including the enlarged uterus (centre left), is being removed from the abdomen. Fibroids are benign (non-cancerous) tumours of fibrous and muscular tissue. The cancer has spread to both ovaries, the uterus, liver, bowel and surrounding tissues.
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