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It is important to understand the symptoms of ovarian cancer and to discuss them with your doctor.
There are no reliable screening tests for ovarian cancer. Ovarian cancer is confirmed and staged by biopsies that are taken during laparotomy surgery.
Ovarian cancer can be cured when it is found early on.
Learn about ovarian cancer and the factors that increase risk.
Tools to help you make decisions about your ovarian cancer.
Risk factors of ovarian cancer include a family history of cancer, infertility, use of estrogen, ancestry, and having a large amount of menstrual cycles.
During medical treatment for any stage of ovarian cancer, there are things you can do at home to help manage the side effects that may be caused by the cancer or its 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.
Learn about complementary therapy to help with ovarian cancer treatment
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.
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