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How is ovarian cancer diagnosed? Signs and symptoms of ovarian cancer Ovarian cancer may cause several signs and symptoms. Women are more likely to have symptoms if the disease has spread beyond the ovaries, but even early stage ovarian cancer
Generally, ovarian cancer does not cause many early signs until the cancer grows. Women should consult their physician if they experience pressure or fullness in the pelvis, abdominal bloating, or changes in bowel and bladder patterns that continue and/or worsen.
Symptoms of Ovarian Cancer Bloating Pelvic or abdominal pain A swollen or bloated abdomen Difficulty eating or feeling full quickly Nausea, indigestion, gas, constipation or diarrhea Urinary symptoms (urgency or frequency) Feeling tired all the time Back Pain See your
Latest Research News
Ovarian cancer treatment set to improve following biomarker discovery
Resistance to chemotherapy is a major reason that patients with the most malignant form of ovarian cancer do not have a good chance of survival. Now researchers have discovered a biomarker that should improve prospects for patients by indicating howRead More
Awareness & Education
Hundreds rally around 11-year-old battling ovarian cancer
Hundreds of residents in a Pennsylvania town turned out for a “Shave-A-Thon” to honor an 11-year-old girl who is battling ovarian cancer. Paige LaRosa started having discomfort and cramping in January, and could feel lumps in her stomach, MyFoxPhilly.com reported.Read More