Lowering Ovarian Cancer Risk: Choose the Right Exercise

Your risk of ovarian cancer can be lowered with exercise, but what’s key is knowing what kind of exercise works best at cutting the risk of this deadly disease. Read more…

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Ovarian Cancer Symptom Q & A with Doctor

Got questions about ovarian cancer you can’t find online the answers for? Ovarian cancer is known as the “stealth killer,” because it silently stalks its victims without even giving the courtesy of an early symptom warning. Read more...

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Appetite Loss Causes OTHER than Ovarian Cancer

You don’t overeat, you don’t have ovarian cancer, so why have you lost your appetite? Have you been feeling full “all the time” even though you haven’t been eating more, and even though your doctor Read more...

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Symptoms of Ovarian Cancer vs. Uterine Fibroids

The symptoms of ovarian cancer are very similar to the symptoms of uterine fibroids; this is why you shouldn't ignore new-onset symptoms even if they closely match those of uterine fibroids. Teresa P. Diaz-Montes, MD, Read more...

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Ovarian Cancer Leg Pain vs. IBS: Symptom Comparison

Is there a difference in the way leg pain presents itself if it’s from ovarian cancer as opposed to irritable bowel syndrome? “Leg pain is not a common symptom of ovarian cancer,” says Teresa P. Read more...

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Ovarian Cancer Indigestion vs. IBS: Symptom Comparison

What does the “indigestion” of ovarian cancer feel like and what’s it like with irritable bowel syndrome? Are there similarities? What are the differences? “Indigestion (the sensation of abdominal discomfort during or after eating) could Read more...

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Ovarian Cancer Pelvic Pain vs. IBS: Symptom Comparison

Two doctors talk about what ovarian cancer pelvic pain and that from irritable bowel syndrome are like. Pelvic pain can be caused by ovarian cancer. It can also be caused by IBS. Do they feel Read more...

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Ovarian Cancer Back Pain vs. IBS: Symptom Comparison

Here is a comparison between the back pain of ovarian cancer and that of irritable bowel syndrome. Though this article should not be used to make a home-based diagnosis, it does have the purpose to Read more...

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Ovarian Cancer May Be Caused by Too Many Periods

Too many periods may contribute to cause of ovarian cancer. How many periods you have in your lifetime seems to increase risk of ovarian cancer. This is not old news, but new research further supports Read more...

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Ovarian Cancer vs. IBS Symptoms Explained by Doctor

Here’s what a cancer-gyn doctor says about ovarian cancer vs. IBS symptoms. There are many articles or forum postings online with titles like “ovarian cancer vs. IBS” or “Is it IBS or ovarian cancer.” I Read more...

Ultrasound Tech Says Ovarian Cyst Is Complex?

Find out what it may REALLY mean when an ultrasound technician tells you that part of an ovarian “cyst” looks “complex.” If you’ve been keeping yourself medically informed about the human body, then you know Read more...

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Ultrasound Can’t See Ovary Doesn’t Mean Anything’s Wrong

The ultrasound technician gave me a very normal reason why she could not “find” my left ovary. If your ultrasound technician informs you that she can’t “see” or “find” one of your ovaries, do NOT Read more...

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Breast, Ovarian, Uterine Cancer: Prevention, Survival Tips

Find out what you can do to help avoid being one of the 28,000 women a year who die from breast, ovarian, uterine, vaginal and vulvar cancer. The five gynecological cancers that claim about 28,000 Read more...

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Should You Fear Ovarian Cancer Risk Working Nights?

. If you’re thinking of getting a nightshift job, you may want to heavily reconsider this move and stay with a day job if you’re concerned about ovarian cancer risk. Night Work Drives up Ovarian Read more...

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Ovarian Cancer vs. Colon Cancer: Symptom Comparison

Because symptoms of ovarian and colon cancer overlap quite a bit, women need to be extremely vigilant about what’s going on in their bodies. Is there a way to tell the difference between ovarian cancer Read more...

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Why Does Ovarian Cancer Cause Appetite Loss?

A gynecological oncologist explains appetite suppression caused by ovarian cancer. Ovarian cancer can suppress appetite; this is a hallmark feature of this disease, the deadliest of all gynecological malignancies. I was wondering just what mechanisms Read more...

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Why Does Ovarian Cancer Cause Bloating?

Ovarian cancer can cause bloating: not just a feeling of bloating, but a visible abdominal distention. If you have unexplained bloating sensations or your stomach seems to be growing, even though you haven't been eating Read more...

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Ovarian Cyst Vs. Ovarian Cancer Detection

A Harmless Ovarian Cyst Can Show Up on an Ultrasound and Masquerade as Cancer Short of surgery, can a doctor tell the difference between an ovarian cyst and cancer? Some time ago, I had an Read more...

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Why Can Ovarian Cancer Cause Leg Pain?

. Ovarian Cancer Can Cause Leg Pain, but Why? One of the symptoms of ovarian cancer can be leg pain. Ovarian cancer is the deadliest of all gynecological cancers, though it kills 14,000 to 15,000 Read more...

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