Ovarian cancer can cause symptoms, but a doctor will need to perform tests like an ultrasound or blood test to confirm a diagnosis.
Ovarian cancer is often referred to as the “cancer that whispers,” according to Dr. Beth Karlan, Director of the Women’s Cancer Program at the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. It has symptoms that are very vague and are often similar to the symptoms many women experience every month with their menstrual cycle. However, if you are experiencing any of the following symptoms, and they seem to be "crescen... Read More
Ovarian Cancer: What Are The Symptoms And Warning Signs?
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The Different Kinds of Ovarian Cancer
Using Imaging To Understand Your Ovarian Cancer
At SurvivorNet, we understand that a diagnosis of ovarian cancer can be unnerving, so we're here to help guide you in your journey. You may be feeling, fearful, scared, anxious, or just apathetic, and we hope we can help you deal with these emotions and stay focused on the journey ahead. We spoke to Dr. Oliver Dorigo, gynecologic oncologist at Stanford Medicine, about ways women can stay positive... Read More
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