- Women with two genetic mutations have a higher risk of breast cancer and should be screened, scientists say.
- MasSpec Pen is a new diagnostic tool that can detect malignant tumors in just seconds, improving treatment and reducing the odds of cancer recurrence.
- New research suggests that screening women at the highest risk for ovarian cancer for a protein biomarker called CA125 may help doctors find tumors earlier.
- A cancer survivor called her baby a miracle after she conceived the child with only one ovary.
- Ovarian cysts are extremely common and usually not something to worry about, but in the rare cases of a cyst rupture, the results could be life-threatening.
- There are many reasons that cancer hasn't been cured yet — but money-making isn't one of them.
- One woman has gone from posting about physical fitness on her Instagram to documenting her battle with ovarian cancer.
- The female reproductive system isn't safe from cancer; it can enter the ovaries, the cervix and even the vagina.
- Ovarian cancer is one of the most common and deadly cancers to strike American women: Here are some of the early symptoms.
- Don’t like all of your organs? No problem — you can live without a whole bunch of them.
- The widespread adoption of the birth control pill has also helped drive down the death rate from ovarian cancer, suggests new research.
- A recent report has linked douching to increased risk for ovarian cancer, so is there any reason to carry on this practice?
Ovarian cancer is a cancerous growth arising from the ovary. Symptoms are frequently very subtle early on and may include: bloating, pelvic pain, difficulty eating and frequent urination, and are easily confused with other illnesses.