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Ovarian Cancer

Overview
Overview

Ovarian cancer is when there is a growth of cancer cells in the ovaries. These cells start to multiply quickly and start to affect the cells and tissues of the healthy body. There can be situations where ovarian cancer goes unnoticed until it reaches the pelvis and abdominal area.

The female reproductive system comprises two ovaries, i.e. one on each side. These ovaries are of an almond size which produces eggs as well as hormones like estrogen and progesterone.

Signs and Symptoms of Ovarian Cancer
Signs and Symptoms of Ovarian Cancer

Signs and Symptoms of Ovarian Cancer may include the factors mentioned below:

Causes
Causes

The exact cause of ovarian cancer is unknown, below are some cases that can help identify the risk of the disease.

Diagnosis
Diagnosis

Tests and procedures used to diagnose ovarian cancer include:

Treatment
Treatment

The treatment of ovarian cancer involves a combination of chemotherapy and surgery. Below are the treatment plans that may help treat ovarian cancer.