Ovarian cancer is a group of diseases that originates in the ovaries, or in the related areas of the fallopian tubes and the peritoneum.
Vaginal bleeding/abnormal discharge
Pelvic pain or unusual pressure
Feeling full too quickly
Frequent or constant urgency to urinate
Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) happens when a woman’s ovaries or adrenal glands produce more male hormones than normal. PCOS causes cysts (fluid-filled sacs) to grow on the ovaries.
In addition, risk of ovarian cancer has been shown to increase 2-3x in women with PCOS.
Irregular menstrual periods
Excess hair growth on the face, chest, stomach, or thighs
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2023, June 14). Basic information about ovarian cancer. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. https://www.cdc.gov/cancer/ovarian/basic_info/index.htm
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