Along with uterine cancer, Ovarian Cancer remains to be one of the most common forms of cancer that affects women, especially dose reaching menopause. Symptoms of this cancer form include irregular menses, heavier bleeding than usual, stones or tumours in the ovarian, pain accompanied with bleeding at random times, etc.
HOW IS OVARIAN CANCER DIAGNOSED?
Diagnosis is done by a general physician who would examine these symptoms and also do an ultrasound followed with biopsy.
HOW IS OVARIAN CANCER TREATED?
Treatment of ovarian cancer usually involves a combination of surgery and chemotherapy.
DID YOU KNOW?
Around 22,000 Americans are diagnosed with ovarian cancer yearly. In many cases, early stages of ovarian cancer do not present any symptoms. Although the precise causes are not known, there some known risk factors for ovarian cancer