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Your chances of having a successful treatment for ovarian cancer are highly dependent on the stage at which the cancer is recognised and treated. Sometimes the symptoms of ovarian cancer can be difficult to detect before the cancer has spread to a later stage however the symptoms tend to get worse over time.
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It is the fifth most common cancer found in women. There are speculated causes of cancer such as genetic and lifestyle factors. If a woman has children early in her life, she is at a lower risk of developing cancer.
Women who belong to a family that has members with breast or ovarian cancer are also at a higher... Read all »
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Normal and healthy cells will grow at a rate that is set and they multiply and die at a set time as well. What happens in cancerous cells is that they grow out of control and replicate without dying. These cells which are dangerous to our health and not normal begin to form a mass called a tumor. Some of these cells... Read all »
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The doctors that are best able to treat ovarian cancer should be well experienced and highly trained specialists who deal with female reproductive cancers. They will use their skills along with imaging diagnostics, surgical treatment and cancer fighting drugs known as chemotherapy to treat the cancer. They may or may... Read all »