Ovarian Cancer

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. CA-125 Blood Test (Ovarian Cancer) What is a CA-125 blood test? This test measures the amount of a protein called CA-125 (cancer antigen ... 125 levels are high in many women with ovarian cancer . The ovaries are a pair of female reproductive ...
  3. Ovarian cancer is a disease that affects women. In this form of cancer, certain cells in the ovary become abnormal and multiply uncontrollably to form a tumor. ...
  4. National Ovarian Cancer Coalition (National Ovarian Cancer Coalition)  
    ... quality. Read my story We are the National Ovarian Cancer Coalition In our pursuit to save lives, we ... of hope and revelation. Browse stories What is ovarian cancer? What is ovarian cancer? Am I at risk? ...
  5. Ovarian cancer is cancer that starts in the ovaries. The ovaries are the female reproductive organs that produce ... Ovarian cancer is the fifth most common cancer among women. It causes more deaths than any other type ...
  6. ... is a protein that is found more in ovarian cancer cells than in other cells. This blood test ... to monitor women who have been diagnosed with ovarian cancer . The test is useful if the CA-125 ...
  7. ... at higher risk of getting breast cancer or ovarian cancer. Mutations may also increase a woman's risk of ... of breast cancers and 10 to 15% of ovarian cancers are associated with BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations.
  8. Childhood Ovarian Cancer Treatment From the National Institutes of Health (National Cancer Institute)  
    Most ovarian tumors in children are not cancer. Treatment options include surgery, radiation therapy, chemotherapy, high-dose chemotherapy with stem cell ...
  9. Ovarian Cancer/Prevention and Risk Factors ... Ovarian Cancer ... American Cancer Society ... Learn about the risk factors for ovarian cancer such as age, obesity, reproductive ...
  10. Ovarian Cancer/Living With ... Ovarian Cancer ... American Cancer Society ... What happens after ovarian cancer treatment? Learn about follow up care options and discussing ...
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