Ovarian cancer is one type of cancer that can threaten the lives of women, but often found in advanced stages. To recognize the symptoms of ovarian cancer this.
Unlike breast cancer, colon cancer or cervical cancer, to date there is no good screening test for ovarian cancer. Because it’s not a lot of ovarian cancer patients who survive the the first five years.
Ovarian cancer is a type of cancer that starts from the ovary. Known to every woman has two ovarieslocated on the second side of the uterus (womb) that function to produce eggs (ovum) and estrogen, progesterone and testosterone.
Type of cancer is is often not detected until it spread into the pelvis and abdomen. In the late stages, ovarian cancer is difficult to treat and often fatal as death.
Symptoms from ovarian cancer are not specific, often mimic other diseases. Here are symptoms that could be suspected as a sign of ovarian cancer, as quoted from ABC.net.au and MayoClinic Wednesday, namely:
1. Bloating, swelling, the pressure on the stomach
2. Pain in the abdomen or pelvis
3. Difficulty eating or feeling of fullness in the stomach quickly, and indigestion permanent , gas and nausea
4. Feelings Sudden (urgency) to pee and frequency change
5. Changes in bowel habits6. Increased abdominal circumference for example Clothing feels tight around the waist
7. Often do not feel powerful
8. Experience back pain
If you experience this for several weeks, you should immediately consult with doctor and usually examination the first performed is ultrasound (ultrasonography).
Until recently it was unclear what cause from ovarian cancer. But the type of cells where the cancer started can help determine the type of ovarian cancer that are owned and treatment options. Types of ovarian cancer include:
1. Cancer that begins in cells outside the ovaries. Called epithelial tumors, the cancer begins in a thin layer of tissue covering the outside of the ovary. The majority of ovarian cancers are this type.
2. Cancer that begins in cells that produce eggs. Called germ cell tumor and tends to occur in young women.
3. Cancer that begins in cells that produce hormones. Called stromal tumor that usually begins in ovarian tissue that produces the hormone estrogen, progesterone and testosterone.
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