Each year, more than 20,000 women are diagnosed with ovarian cancer. As the fifth most common cancer among women, ovarian cancer is commonly nicknamed the “silent killer” among women over the age of 55. This might sound scary as nobody wants to imagine getting cancer. To be safe and catch the symptoms early on, it’s important that you are aware of the signs of ovarian cancer and prepare to fight it if it shows up.
The Ovarian Cancer Research Fund Alliance or OCRFA suggests that most of the symptoms that indicate ovarian cancer are due to something else. The key is to watch out for any big change from your routine and see a doctor if the symptoms persist. Notify your doctor at once if you think you have something serious. If caught early, ovarian cancer can be treated much easier than other cancers.
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