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Welcome to the Ovarian Cancer Channel
Ovarian cancer is characterized by the uncontrolled growth of cells in the ovaries -- a pair of organs in the female reproductive system located in the pelvis. The disease is relatively common -- approximately 1 in every 69 women in the United States will develop it during her lifetime. Symptoms include abnormal vaginal bleeding, abdominal discomfort, and nausea. However, symptoms typically don't appear until the cancer is more advanced. Treatment options include surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation therapy.
Welcome to the Ovarian Cancer Health Channel by eMedTV. Whether you have been newly diagnosed or are seeking additional information, we hope you find this channel to be a useful tool. It contains the information you need to better understand ovarian cancer. Hundreds of articles are provided, discussing everything from the types of ovarian cancer, to treatment options by stage, to questions to ask your healthcare provider once the diagnosis has been confirmed.
You can begin your eMedTV ovarian cancer experience by clicking one of the featured links located on this page. Or, you can start with the health topic section on the left side to find a topic of interest. If you do not find the specific information that you are looking for in these two locations, use the search box at the top of this page.
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