ovarian cancer

Ovarian Cancer – Symptoms And Treatment

By Dr. Sajjan Rajpurohit, Oncology Ovarian cancer is referred to as the cancer of the ovaries. The ovaries are a component of the female reproductive system. There are two ovaries located on either side of the uterus in a woman’s body. Ovaries which are the organs responsible for producing egg cells also…

Ovarian Cancer – Causes, Symptoms, Treatment

By Dr Kanwaljit Chahl , General Surgery Ovarian cancer is characterized by malignant growths in the ovaries. Usually most of these growths occur in the epithelium (outer lining) lining of the ovary. The initial stages of this cancer do not exhibit any defined symptom: The symptoms of ovarian cancer are: 1. You…

Ovarian Cancer is no more an obstacle to pregnancy

Anita Malik (name changed to maintain privacy), a 36-year-old woman, was extremely disappointed to learn about her diagnosis of ovarian cancer in her early 30s. Her hopes of becoming a mother were cruelly shattered. While battling cancer, she had to lose her ovaries but the doctors were able to save…

5 Essential Facts Every Woman Must Know About Ovarian Cancer

A big fear for women, ovarian cancer is the 5th most common type of cancer for women in the world. In fact, this disease is responsible for the maximum number of deaths among women when compared to any other female reproductive organ cancer. Since this ‘silent killer’ is so deadly,…