Tag: ovarian cancer risk

Ovarian Cancer Remains Difficult to Diagnose

More than 21,000 women are diagnosed with ovarian cancer in the U.S. each year, and more than 14,000 die from it. The current five-year survival rate for the disease is less than 46 percent, though this is an improvement on the 36 percent of women who survived for five years

Respond Quickly to Ovarian Cancer Symptoms

Respond Quickly to Ovarian Cancer Symptoms

Ovarian cancer is devious and deceptive. As it first develops in a woman’s body, it may offer up no indication of its presence. Oftentimes, it doesn’t reveal itself until after it’s progressed, and when it does, many times its warning signs still go unrecognized.

That’s because ovarian cancer symptoms tend to

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Eating to Prevent Ovarian Cancer

More than 21,000 U.S. women may expect a diagnosis of ovarian cancer in 2015, making it the fifth most common cause of cancer death among women. Ovarian cancer often has no symptoms at early stages, so the disease is generally advanced when diagnosed, with only a 45 percent rate of

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Malignant or Benign? To What Degree?

Ovarian cancer is a lethal disease, which, if detected early enough, can be treated to enable survival. Building upon previously published “Simple Rules” of ovarian cancer detection published in 2000, Belgian and British researchers have fine-tuned the diagnostic criteria to be able to identify the degree of malignancy in women

Ovarian Cancer Risk Linked to Number of Children Birthed

Researchers have discovered that women who have given birth to more children, as well as those who have undergone tubal ligation, have a lower risk of ovarian cancer. The researchers, who studied risk factors for four different types of ovarian cancer, presented their findings on Nov. 3, 2015 at a

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