Ovarian Cancer Articles A-Z
Ovarian Cancer Causes - Ovarian Cancer Pain
This page contains links to eMedTV Ovarian Cancer Articles containing information on subjects from Ovarian Cancer Causes to Ovarian Cancer Pain. The information is organized alphabetically; the "Favorite Articles" contains the top articles on this page. Links in the box will take you directly to the articles; those same links are available with a short description further down the page.
Descriptions of Articles
- Ovarian Cancer Causes
This eMedTV segment discusses risk factors that, while not proven causes of ovarian cancer, may increase a woman's chances of developing the condition. These risk factors include age and use of hormone replacement therapy, among other things.
- Ovarian Cancer Chemotherapy
As this eMedTV segment explains, chemotherapy is a standard treatment for ovarian cancer; it can be given intravenously or orally. This article explains this treatment option in detail, including a list of potential side effects.
- Ovarian Cancer Detection
Fortunately, ovarian cancer can be diagnosed at earlier stages than it used to be. This eMedTV article tells you what you need to know about ovarian cancer detection, with information on evaluating your risk, using the latest screening tools, and more.
- Ovarian Cancer Diagnosis
This page of the eMedTV Web site explains the process doctors use to diagnose ovarian cancer, including descriptions of the various tests. It also explains what the next steps are once the diagnosis is confirmed.
- Ovarian Cancer Information
This page of the eMedTV library presents some basic information on ovarian cancer. It lists the different types, explains the importance of staging, and discusses treatment options. There is also a link to more detailed information on this topic.
- Ovarian Cancer Pain
Women experiencing pain from ovarian cancer may find relief through medication and alternative treatments. This eMedTV resource explains these and other options, and also explains the importance of communicating your level of pain to your doctor.