Category Archives: Ovarian Cancer

Ovarian Cancer – An Overview

Ovarian cancer is a cancer of the ovaries – the organs that produce eggs. Of the cancers found among women, it accounts for about 3%. However, it accounts for 1/5 of cancer deaths among women. It is possible for women of any age to develop this form of cancer but it is most commonly found… Read More »


Ovarian Cancer

The ovaries are two almond-sized organs below the abdomen that produce egg cells, progesterone and estrogen. Cancer can originate from the ovaries and spread its way throughout the body. The tumors grow very slowly such that symptoms may not appear until the late stages of the illness. These can include swelling in the abdomen, cramps… Read More »