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Peritoneal Cancer

Peritoneal Cancer Symptoms and Causes

Peritoneal cancer is a rare form of cancer that starts in the peritoneum, a thin delicate sheet that lines the inner walls of the abdomen and covers the uterus and extends over the bladder and rectum. Peritoneal cancer looks similar to ovarian cancer, but the ovaries are minimally involved. Women who develop ovarian cancer after having had their ovaries previously removed likely have peritoneal cancer.