My sister has a large mass on or near her ovary. She is very swollen and had to be admitted to hospital whilst waiting for her appointment with the Consultant. She had fluid on her lung which was drained and a week ago and then had 5 litres or so drained off her abdomen over the weekend. She is seeing the Consultant today but so far no one had explained what it might be. Obviously we are hoping it is a cyst but given her age (55) most likely it will be more serious. This thing whatever it is was missed by her GP for 6 months and 8 visits complaining of various problems. She did have a scan last September but it was clear. Repeated visits to her GP were diagnosed as IBS or asthma (due to a persistent cough which turned out to be the fluid on the lung. Finally a locum doctor sprung into action and she was given an urgent gynaecology appointment to the very next day. This was 8 days ago and they have had an MDT meeting with the appt to see the Consultant taking place this afternoon. However they have kept her in since Friday which leads me to think they may have to go straight into surgery this week. Does this sound a likely scenario?