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Ovarian Cancer


Don’t be misled by the myths. Learn the facts and increase your awareness about ovarian cancer.

Reviewed by Lori McNeal, M.D. , | Gynecology, | Gynecology

The Basics
Symptoms and Diagnosis
Life After Ovarian Cancer

The Basics

The Facts About Ovarian Cancer

Treatment for ovarian cancer often requires aggressive surgical and medical procedures.

The findings could help identify more women at risk for this serious disease of the ovaries.

Largest study to date brings new insights into benefits of MHT for postmenopausal women.

Symptoms and Diagnosis

Symptoms and Diagnosis of Ovarian Cancer

Noting subtle symptoms is critical when fighting a disease notoriously tough to diagnose.

A new tool enables researchers to differentiate data and identify patients for studies.

Determining risk for this deadly disease is difficult, but cutting-edge research shows promise.

The tennis star began the first of six rounds of chemotherapy last week.


Treatment of Ovarian Cancer

Treatment for ovarian cancer can be as tough as a diagnosis—knowing what to expect can help.

Major health organizations collaborate to create recommendations for better management plans.

The side effects of chemo can be harsh, but this alternative medicine may help.

A new imaging drug may help women diagnosed with the deadly disease.

Life After Ovarian Cancer

Life After Ovarian Cancer

Ovarian cancer can radically change you, your body and your self-esteem. Here's how to cope.

Recurrence can't be stopped, but regular testing can keep you informed and prepared.

Mounting evidence shows hormone replacement therapy, once feared, could actually save lives.

Anxiety over cancer recurrence can steal your joy, but there are tools to overcome it.

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