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Ovarian Cancer Health Center

Medical Reference Related to Ovarian Cancer

  1. Ovarian Cancer Guide - Exams and Tests

    There are no reliable screening tests for ovarian cancer. Ovarian cancer is confirmed and staged by biopsies that are taken during laparotomy surgery.

  2. Ovarian Cancer Guide - Surgery

    Surgery to close or tie off your fallopian tubes will lower risks of ovarian cancer but you will not be able to become pregnant following this procedure.

  3. Ovarian Cancer Guide - Cause

    Learn about ovarian cancer and the factors that increase risk.

  4. Ovarian Cancer Guide - Prevention

    Ovarian cancer cannot be prevented, but you may be able to reduce some of your chances for developing it.

  5. Ovarian Cancer Guide - What Happens

    Ovarian cancer can spread throughout the body. Also, other forms of cancer can spread into the ovaries.

  6. Ovarian Cancer Guide - Topic Overview

    Ovarian cancer can be cured when it is found early on.

  7. Ovarian Cancer Guide - Medications

    Learn about chemotherapy to shrink ovarian cancer and decrease cancer growth.

  8. Ovarian Cancer Guide - When To Call a Doctor

    It is important to understand the symptoms of ovarian cancer and to discuss them with your doctor.

  9. Ovarian Cancer Guide - What Increases Your Risk

    Risk factors of ovarian cancer include a family history of cancer, infertility, use of estrogen, ancestry, and having a large amount of menstrual cycles.

  10. Ovarian Cancer Guide - Other Treatment

    Complementary therapies alone are not a substitute for the standard treatment recommended for ovarian cancer. Before you try any of these therapies, discuss their possible benefits and side effects with your doctor.

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