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Cancer of the ovaries
Stage 4 cancer
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DIAGRAMS OF THE OVARIES


Diagram of The Ovaries: Female Body


CANCER OF THE OVARIES


Ovarian Cancer

Cancer that starts in the ovaries. Every year there are about 22,000 new cases of ovary cancer diagnosed in the United States and about 15,000 related deaths. Fortunately however the incidence rate has been dropping by about 1 percent a year over the past 20 years. This may be because so many women are taking the contraceptive pill which appears to offer some protection.


SYMPTOMS


Symptoms of ovarian cancer:

Nearly 95 percent of women will experience one or more of the following 4 problems:
• Pelvic or abdominal pain.
• An increase in the size of the abdomen or persistent bloating.
• The need to urinate more frequently or urgently.
• Feeling fully quickly even after a light meal.


STAGE 4 CANCER


Advanced Stage 4 Ovarian Cancer

Studies show that 85 percent of ovarian cancer cases are not discovered in the early stages. This is primarily because so few women display any obvious symptoms in the early stages. The survival rate at stage 4 is 18 percent.


POLYCYSTIC OVARIES



Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is a non-cancerous condition of the ovaries

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