Topic: Fluid in the Abdomen or Ascites

Ascites is the buildup of fluid in the abdominal cavity. Ascites caused by cancer is called malignant ascites and accounts for 10% of people with ascites. Malignant ascites appears most often in people with breast, colon, gastrointestinal tract (stomach and intestines), ovarian, pancreatic, and uterine cancers.

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