Illustration of the female reproductive system

The ovaries are part of the female reproductive system. They produce a woman's eggs and female hormones. Each ovary is about the size and shape of an almond.

Cancer of the ovary is not common, but it causes more deaths than other female reproductive cancers. The sooner ovarian cancer is found and treated, the better your chance for recovery. But ovarian cancer is hard to detect early. Women with ovarian cancer may have no symptoms or just mild symptoms until the disease is in an advanced stage. Then it is hard to treat. Symptoms may include

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  1. Ovarian Cancer (National Library of Medicine)  
    ... deaths than other female reproductive cancers. The sooner ovarian cancer is found and treated, the better your chance for recovery. But ovarian cancer is hard to detect early. Women with ovarian ...
  2. Can Ovarian Cancer Be Found Early? (American Cancer Society)  
    ... Topic Signs and symptoms of ovarian cancer Can ovarian cancer be found early? About 20% of ovarian cancers ... cancer in its earliest stage. Ways to find ovarian cancer early Regular women's health exams During a pelvic ...
  3. ... ovarian cancer? What are the risk factors for ovarian cancer? A risk factor is anything that changes your ... taking both estrogen and progesterone. Family history of ovarian cancer, breast cancer, or colorectal cancer Ovarian cancer can ...
  4. National Ovarian Cancer Coalition (National Ovarian Cancer Coalition)  
    ... Stage 3. Break the Silence on Ovarian Cancer ® OVARIAN CANCER NEWS New SU2C-OCRF-OCNA-NOCC Ovarian Cancer ... save your life! DOWNLOAD THE SYMPTOMS WORKSHEET NOW » OVARIAN CANCER NEWS New SU2C-OCRF-OCNA-NOCC Ovarian Cancer ...
  5. Breast and Ovarian Cancer and Family History Risk Categories (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)  
    ... label] Contact Us Genomics and Health Breast and Ovarian Cancer and Family History Risk Categories This chart provides ... reading to understand your risks for breast and ovarian cancer and whether genetic testing might be right for ...
  6. Does Breast or Ovarian Cancer Run in Your Family? (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)  
    ... Button Past Emails CDC Features Does Breast or Ovarian Cancer Run in Your Family? Language: English Español (Spanish) ... will NOT get breast cancer by age 70. Ovarian Cancer Risk Women in the U.S. General Population About ...
  7. What Is Ovarian Cancer? (American Cancer Society)  
    ... the key statistics about ovarian cancer? What is ovarian cancer? Ovarian cancer begins in the ovaries. Ovaries are ... section . Other cancers that are similar to epithelial ovarian cancer Primary peritoneal carcinoma Primary peritoneal carcinoma (PPC) is ...
  8. Ovarian Cancer Rates by State (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)  
    ... HPV-Associated Lung Prostate Skin Uterine Cancer Home Ovarian Cancer Rates by State Language: English Español (Spanish) Recommend ... for which statistics are available. Rates of Getting Ovarian Cancer by State The number of women who get ...
  9. ... 152419.html Study Sees Improving Survival Odds for Ovarian Cancer Women diagnosed today 50 percent less likely to ... May 7, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Women diagnosed with ovarian cancer, traditionally viewed as an aggressive killer, are much ...
  10. ... Additional resources for ovarian cancer What`s new in ovarian cancer research and treatment? Risk factors and causes Scientists ...
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