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Ovarian cancer your guide to taking control by Kristine Conner

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Published by O"Reilly in Beijing, Sebastopal, CA .
Written in English


  • Ovaries -- Cancer

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Edition Notes


StatementKristine Conner, Lauren Langford.
SeriesPatient-centered guides
ContributionsLangford, Lauren, 1950-2000.
The Physical Object
Paginationxx, 576 p. :
Number of Pages576
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23270930M
ISBN 100596500165
LC Control Number2003046575

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Excerpt. These clinical guidelines review a number of clinical questions that involve the detection, diagnosis and initial management of ovarian cancer and which focus on areas of uncertainty or where there is a wide variation in clinical practice. Ovarian epithelial cancer is the most common type of ovarian cancer. Cancer can also form at the end of the fallopian tube near the ovary or the peritoneum and spread to the ovary. Start here to find information on ovarian cancer treatment, causes and prevention, screening, research, and statistics. Oct 24,  · A Guide to Survivorship for Women Who Have Ovarian Cancer (A Johns Hopkins Press Health Book): Medicine & Health Science Books @ prideinpill.com(11). Apr 11,  · When they are caused by ovarian cancer, they tend to be persistent and a change from normal − for example, they occur more often or are more severe. These symptoms are more likely to be caused by other conditions, and most of them occur just about as .

Ovarian cancer usually occurs in post-menopausal women but can affect women of all ages. The most common type of ovarian cancer is epithelial ovarian cancer, meaning the tumor starts in the epithelial covering of the ovary. Ovarian Cancer and pregnancy, my story of how I battled. I was 28 years old, far from the median age of 63 for an ovarian cancer diagnosis. I was pregnant, which again is not common in an ovarian cancer diagnosis. I experienced weight gain, back pain, feeling tired, urinating often, abdominal pressure: all classic symptoms of ovarian cancer BUT. The mission of the NOCC is to save lives by fighting tirelessly to prevent and cure ovarian cancer, and to improve the quality of life for survivors. “This is a book for basic scientists and clinicians that addresses the pertinent translational and basic science issues concerning ovarian cancer. It is insightful and written at the highest level. It is intended for basic scientists and clinicians who have questions surrounding the issues around ovarian cancer. .

women who get ovarian cancer are older than 40, with the greatest number of ovarian cancers occurring in women aged 60 years or older. Each year, approximately 21, women in the United States get ovarian. cancer. Among women in the United States, ovarian cancer is the eighth. Ovarian cancer provides an up-to-date and comprehensive synthesis of clinical management and research progress in the field of epithelial ovarian cancer. The book has its origins in two separate but complementary initiatives. One initiative was a series of reviews commissioned to cover the spectrum of clinical management of ovarian cancer from prevention, screening and diagnosis to surgery. Sep 10,  · I have e-mailed several women who have used alternative medicine to cure their cancer. If you go on prideinpill.com and click to the ovarian cancer survivors, click on Kay Bevan. She has her own website and also wrote a book. 4 UNDERSTANDING OVARIAN CANCER UNDERSTANDING OVARIAN CANCER 5 In , about 22, women in the United States were diagnosed with ovarian cancer. About half of the women diagnosed with this type of cancer are 63 years or older. It is more common in white women than African-American women, although the 5-year survival rate is lower for.