Ovarian Cancer


Ovarian cancer is a development coming up from the ovary. Most (more than 90%) ovarian malignancies are categorized as "epithelial" and are considered to occur from the outer lining area (epithelium) of the ovary. However, some proof indicates that the fallopian pipe could also be the resource of some ovarian malignancies. Since the sex gland and pipes are carefully relevant to each other, it is thought that these fallopian melanoma tissues can simulate ovarian melanoma. Other types may occur from the egg tissues (germ mobile tumor) or assisting tissues. Ovarian malignancies are involved in the classification gynecologic melanoma. Ovarian melanoma is most experienced by females too who have had the change of life (usually over the age of 50), but it can impact females of any age.

Signs & Symptoms

  • Indigestion, sensation sick, extreme gas (wind) and a swollen, full sensation
  • Unexplained excess weight or an improved hips dimension
  • Swelling in the stomach – this may be due to a build-up of liquid (ascites), which can cause difficulty in breathing
  • Pain in the reduced stomach
  • Changes in intestinal or kidney routines, such as intestinal problems, diarrhea or requiring to successfully pass pee more often
  • Lower back problems
  • Pain during sex
  • Abnormal genital blood loss, although this is unusual.
  • Loss of hunger


Choosing the right strategy for treatment of ovarian cancer is determined by many aspects, such as the level and quality of the melanoma, your age and your health. Once your professional has all the facts about your melanoma he or she will be able to talk about the best strategy to your scenario.

Though therapy differs according to each female's scenario, generally:

  • Surgery
  • Radiotherapy
  • Clinical trials
  • Planning treatment
  • Chemotherapy
  • Follow-up


Several possible causes of ovarian melanoma have been determined, along with threats that may make creating the situation more likely.

  • Family history
  • Age
  • Fertility and egg release
  • Hormonal Replacement Therapy (HRT)
  • Endometriosis

Tests & Procedures

  • Blood test CA125
  • Ultrasound
  • Chest X Ray
  • CT scan
  • MRI scan
  • Abdominal fluid aspiration
  • Laparoscopy

Preventive Measures

Currently, the preventive measures to detect ovarian cancer are unknown. However, the below mentioned measures can help you prevent ovarian cancer.

  • Stopping ovulation and the contraceptive pill
  • Diet and lifestyle
  • Screening for ovarian cancer
  • Online personal education and risk assessment (OPERA)

Treatment Cost

The treatment cost of Ovarian Cancer depends on the stage it has been detected on. Cost may vary from hospital to hospital.

Side Effects

  • Weakness
  • Anemia
  • Pain
  • Hair loss
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhea
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Mouth and throat problems
  • Infection
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Nerve and muscle problems
  • Skin irritation

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