Ovarian cancer usually occurs when cells in the ovaries grow and divide uncontrollably. The cells can form tumors in the ovaries, or they can drop out of the primary tumor and spread to other parts of the body.
Ovarian cancer disease can spread throughout the body, in most cases, it remains in the stomach and affects organs such as the intestine, liver, and stomach.
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What are the symptoms of ovarian cancer?
There are usually no apparent indications of ovarian cancer. Women complain about the symptoms that do include abdominal swelling or bloating, fullness after eating, abdominal discomfort general, loss of appetite, abdominal pain, urinary frequency or weight changes.
Women may develop fluid in the abdominal cavity described that contribute to abdominal discomfort. Because these symptoms are not unique to ovarian cancer, the disease can be difficult to identify and diagnose.
The following may increase the likelihood of developing ovarian cancer: high-fat diet, never having children or not having children until the end of his life, infertility, use of fertility drugs but did not get pregnant, period at a young age or are going through menopause in older than average-rata, the use of talc in the genital area, etc.
Among these risk factors, the most significant is a family history of breast cancer and/or ovarian cancer. Having a close relative diagnosed with ovarian cancer increases a woman's risk of developing ovarian cancer is almost three times.