Were you looking for information about Ovarian Cancer? Ovarain cancer is a common misspelling of ovarian cancer.
Approximately 1 in every 69 women in the United States will develop ovarian cancer in their lifetime. This disease, which occurs when cancerous cells form in the tissues of the ovaries, is the fourth leading cause of cancer death in women. Women who have taken oral contraceptives, given birth, breastfed, or had a tubal ligation or hysterectomy have a lower-than-average risk of developing ovarian cancer. Treatment for the condition may include surgery, radiation therapy, and chemotherapy.
(Click Ovarian Cancer to find out how to screen for this type of cancer, to learn about the risk factors for it, and for more information on various treatment options. You can also click any of the links in the box to the right for specific information.)