The word “menopause” often is used inappropriately. A woman doesn’t “go through menopause.” She ends up in menopause. Menopause is the state a woman enters once she has gone 12 months without a period, at which point her ovaries are no longer producing the hormone estrogen. What she experiences leading
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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
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