Ovarian Cancer : Cancer And Cancer

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Ovarian cancer is a disease in which malignant or cancerous cells are found in the ovaries. The ovaries are two small organs that are located on each side of the uterus. The way cancer develops is when cells begin to grow out of control. Cancer cells are different from normal cells because they continue to grow and instead of dying, they create abnormal cells that form into a tumor. Woman around age 35-74, ovarian cancer is the fifth leading cause of death. The earlier this cancer is treated the better. Most woman don’t have symptom and when they do end up finding out that they have ovarian cancer their already on their 3rd or higher stage. Every woman diagnosed with this cancer has a survival rate of 30.6% (NOC, 2016). Females are the ones who get this disease not males. Although ovarian cancer is very rare in young women, the types that occur tend to be easier to treat than the epithelial tumors that do affect older women (UCSF Medical Center, 2016). Most of the time ovarian cancer develops after menopause (UCSF Medical Center, 2016). Since the menstrual cycle changes on women over 37-75, there is a high rate of them getting ovarian cancer (UCSF Medical Center, 2016). There is a way to reduce the risk of getting ovarian cancer, is by tying the tubes to prevent pregnancy (UCSF Medical Center, 2016). Most women get this disease and others do not, so there is no saying that every women ends up getting it. In case no one new, Ovarian cancer is called the

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