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Aug 24, 2016 This type of ascites is typically a manifestation of advanced cancers of the organs in the abdominal cavity, such as, colon cancer, pancreatic cancer, stomach cancer, breast cancer, lymphoma, lung cancer, or ovarian cancer.
Fluid in the Abdomen or Ascites. Breast cancer. Colon cancer. Gastrointestinal tract cancers, such as stomach and intestinal cancers. Ovarian cancer. Pancreatic
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Up to 10 percent of ascites diagnoses are related to cancer.
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Lymphoma, lung cancer, and breast cancer may also spread to the abdomen, causing ascites. In order to differentiate between benign versus malignant or cancerous ascites, a doctor will perform a procedure called a paracentesis. In this procedure, a needle is inserted into the abdomen and a small fluid sample is removed.
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