The second most common female reproductive system cancer, it can strike at any age.
But it is most common among women just before and after menopause, others at risk include women who have not had children or delayed their first pregnancy until after age 35.
Overian cancer, begins as a malignant growth inside one or both ovaries, where it produces no symptoms.
As the cancer advances, symptoms may include: vague but persistent pelvic pain or pressure, abdominal discomfort, and possible backache and shoulder pain, frequent indigestion, gas nausea, vomiting, constipation, diarrhea, and an uncomfortable feeling of being full, unexplained loss of appetite, often accompanied by abdominal swelling pain, and sudden weight gain.
Frequent urination, nonmenstrual vaginal bleeding, Unusual abdominal lumps or growths.
If left untreated, the malignant cells spread quickly to the pelvic
organs, the lining of the abdominal cavity nearby lymph nodes, and the