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Ovarian Cancer

What is ovarian cancer?

Cancer is a disease in which abnormal cells in the body grow out of control and form a tumor. Ovarian cancer is a cancerous tumor that forms in the tissues of an ovary. The ovaries are a pair of female reproductive glands that make eggs and female hormones.

What are the types of ovarian cancer?

There are a few different types of ovarian cancer. The most common type is epithelial cancer. It begins in the cells that cover the ovary.

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  1. Ovarian Cancer (National Library of Medicine)  
    What is ovarian cancer? Cancer is a disease in which abnormal cells in the body grow out of control and form a tumor. Ovarian cancer is a cancerous tumor that forms in the ...
  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 are often found in people who have 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. 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 ...
  5. ... 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 ...
  6. ... 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.
  7. Childhood Ovarian Cancer Treatment From the National Institutes of Health (National Cancer Institute)  
    Ovarian Cancer/Children ... Ovarian Cancer ... National Cancer Institute ... From the National Institutes of Health ... Childhood ovarian tumors are rare and may sometimes ...
  8. Ovarian Cancer and Primary Peritoneal Cancer (PPC) (Foundation for Women's Cancer)  
    Ovarian Cancer/Start Here ... Ovarian Cancer ... Foundation for Women's Cancer ... This section will take you through the basics of what you need to know about ovarian ...
  9. Ovarian Cancer Risk Factors (American Cancer Society)  
    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. Living as an Ovarian Cancer Survivor (American Cancer Society)  
    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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