This type of cancer manifests a cancerous mass in the ovaries, which can lead to symptoms like nausea, vomiting, bleeding and abdominal pain. The early stages do not produce any symptoms which makes it all the more tricky to diagnose and treat.
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?
Surgery and chemotherapy are generally used to treat ovarian cancer.
DID YOU KNOW?
Though ovary removal is not a reason for older women to worry, in younger women it can mean poor fertility levels or complete absenteeism in many cases.