What is an omentectomy??
“What is an omentectomy?” I asked as I read the surgical report. A few days before, I had learned that I had ovarian cancer, and my omentum was removed as part of cancer staging surgery, a routine procedure with ovarian cancer, because, the omentum, often referred to as the “abdomen’s policeman”, can collect and “hide” cancer cells. Ovarian cancer is one of the less common cancers, and one of the scarier ones. The odds of being diagnosed with ovarian cancer are only 1 in 10