Ovarian Cancer Articles A-Z
Ovarian Cancer Survival Rate - Ovarian Cancer Treatments
This page contains links to eMedTV Ovarian Cancer Articles containing information on subjects from Ovarian Cancer Survival Rate to Ovarian Cancer Treatments. 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.
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- Ovarian Cancer Survival Rate
This page of the eMedTV website offers statistics regarding the 5-year ovarian cancer survival rate, as well as the overall survival rate based on age and race. It also lists factors that affect the survival rate, such as the type of ovarian cancer.
- Ovarian Cancer Symptoms
Common ovarian cancer symptoms may include feeling full quickly, constipation, and abnormal weight gain or loss. This eMedTV segment discusses these and other signs and symptoms of ovarian cancer and explains the danger in overlooking possible symptoms.
- Ovarian Cancer Treatment
This eMedTV article describes each type of ovarian cancer treatment in detail -- surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation therapy. It also discusses the risk of side effects and the importance of followup visits once treatment is complete.
- Ovarian Cancer Treatment by Stage
This page of the eMedTV website provides a detailed look at ovarian cancer treatment by stage for the three types of ovarian cancer: ovarian epithelial cancer, ovarian germ cell cancer, or low malignant potential ovarian cancer.
- Ovarian Cancer Treatment Side Effects
Several different side effects are possible during treatment for ovarian cancer. This eMedTV article discusses some of the more common ones in detail, including nausea, hair loss, and mouth sores, with info and tips on how to manage them.
- Ovarian Cancer Treatments
This selection from the eMedTV Web site explains the different treatments for ovarian cancer. It also addresses factors that affect a woman's specific plan and stresses the importance of taking an active role in the treatment process.