Ovarian Cancer: Causes, Symptoms, Stages, Diagnosis, Treatment

Ovarian Cancer: Causes, Symptoms, Stages, Diagnosis, Treatment

patient education

The female reproductive system consists of two ovaries which produce woman’s eggs and many female hormones. Ovarian cancer is a type of cancer in which any type of cancerous growth is present in the ovaries. Ovarian cancer is one of the most common types of cancers found in women.

Chemotherapy for Cancer: What it is, Procedure, Types, Dosages and Drugs

Chemotherapy for Cancer: What it is, Procedure, Types, Dosages and Drugs

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Chemotherapy is a widely used treatment for cancer. The term ‘chemotherapy’ refers to the drugs that prevent cancer cells from dividing and growing. It works by killing the cells that divide in an uncontrolled way.

Stage 4 Ovarian Cancer: Prognosis, Survival Rate, Life Expectancy

Stage 4 Ovarian Cancer: Prognosis, Survival Rate, Life Expectancy

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Stage 4 is the most advanced stage of ovarian cancer. It is considered the terminal stage of cancer. The cancer has already spread to distant areas outside of the abdomen and pelvis in the body. The cancerous cells can be found in areas such as spleen, liver, lungs etc.

Ovarian Cancer Pain: Understanding and Treating It

Ovarian Cancer Pain: Understanding and Treating It

patient education

While the symptoms of ovarian cancer can be hard to notice and differentiate from other conditions, but ovarian cancer isn’t completely silent. Most women feel changes such as bloating, changed in bowel movements, increased urge to urinate etc. One of the most common sign of an ovarian cancer is pain.

Coping with Cancer Treatment

Coping with Cancer Treatment

patient education

Cancer treatments can cause several changes to your body. There are some side effects of each type of cancer treatment, which different people experience differently. As you prepare yourself for cancer treatment, you may benefit from these coping strategies.