Showing posts with label ovarian cancer. Show all posts
Showing posts with label ovarian cancer. Show all posts

Thursday, May 9, 2013

Ovarian Cancer

  • Most ovarian growths in women under age 30 are benign, fluid-filled cysts.
  • There are several types of ovarian cancer.
  • The exact causes of ovarian cancer are unknown.
  • Risk factors that increase the chance of developing ovarian cancer include a family history of cancer, being over 55 years of age, and never being pregnant.
  • The ovarian cancer symptoms and signs can be vague but may include abdominal swelling, pressure, or pain, frequent urination or urinary urgency, back pain, leg pain, unusual vaginal bleeding, and feeling full quickly.