Ovarian Cancer

Last updated: 2021-11-13  |  1281 Views  | 

Ovarian Cancer

Ovarian Cancer

is a malignant tumor of the ovary The ovary is the part that releases eggs and hormones. such as estrogen It is the second most common cancer in women after uterine cancer. Half of the women diagnosed with the cancer average age 59 and have reached menopause.
cause
The exact cause is still unknown. But it's not what increases the likelihood of it happening. Importantly, it's age and association with people who have had other cancers, such as obesity, breast cancer, or early menstrual syndrome. or early menopause, having children, oral contraceptives, stress
symptom
Symptoms may be mild, such as feeling dizzy in the lower abdomen, unwillingness to lose or gain weight. Irregular menstrual periods, back pain, vomiting and loss of appetite

diagnosis
Doctors suspected cancer from history taking and physical examination do ultrasound Please tell me the possibility of cancer. microscopic biopsy Doctors use surgery to find the spread of cancer. Maybe use a blood test to see the lovetumor markers ca125 for diagnosis.

treatment

It depends on the location and degree of spread of the disease. type of cancer age and overall health The main treatment is surgery to remove the ovaries, fallopian tubes, uterus, and lymph nodes. Chemotherapy and radiation are another option.



Things to do
Tell your doctor if you have any involvement with someone with breast cancer.
It should be noted that if the ovaries and uterus are removed, they will enter menopause.
Tell your doctor about the side effects of the medication.
You should stay healthy, eat fruits and vegetables, control your weight.

don't do
Don't miss a doctor's appointment


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