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Ovarian cancer statistics
      As per the estimates of the American Cancer Society about 25,580 new cases of ovarian cancer will be diagnosed in the United States during 2004. It is estimated that a total of 16,090 women ....
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Who is more prone to ovarian cancer
      Ovarian cancer rarely develops in pre-menopausal women, and the large majority of ovarian cancers develop in women aged between 50 and 75 years. The chance of developing ovarian cancer increases with age and the risk of development of this disease is highest between ages of 75 and 79.....
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What causes ovarian cancer
      The exact cause of development of ovarian cancer remains unknown. It appears that ovarian cancer is the cumulative effect of multiple genetic mutations that occurs during the lifetime of a woman. The exact mechanisms by which these genetic mutations lead to the development of ovarian cancer....
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Risk factors for ovarian cancer
      Low rate of pregnancy and childbirth have been associated with increased risk of ovarian cancer. Treatment with drugs that induces ovulation may increase the risk of ovarian cancer. This risk may be higher with prolonged use of these drugs.....
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Symptoms of ovarian cancer
      Early stage ovarian cancer may not produce any symptoms. Symptoms may appear as abdominal discomfort or pain, gastrointestinal upset, or constitutional symptoms like fever. In the later stages of ovarian cancer patients may present with symptoms of abdominal bloating or swelling. Large ovarian cancer
  may cause symptoms.

Role of screening in ovarian cancer
      Screening is the term used for evaluation of patients for a disease before it causes any symptoms. There are no good screening tests available for ovarian cancer. ....
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Staging of Ovarian Cancer
      Treatment of ovarian cancer is mainly depended upon the stage of ovarian cancer. It is important to have atleast a basic knowledge of staging of ovarian cancer before we proceed to the treatment section.....
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Treatment of ovarian cancer
      Surgery plays a very important role in the treatment of ovarian cancer. For most patients with ovarian cancer surgery alone is not curative treatment. Use of postoperative chemotherapy is a standard commendation for advanced stage of ovarian cancer. The role or radiation therapy in the treatment of ovarian cancer in many phases of radiation therapy is still controversial. ....
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Treatment of recurrent ovarian cancer
      Patients who had good response to previous chemotherapy and had a remission lasting for more than 6 months is usually retreated with the same drug combination. Others may receive different chemotherapy drugs. ....
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Role of radiation therapy in the treatment of ovarian cancer
      Usually radiation therapy does not play a large role in the treatment of ovarian cancer. Some studies have been done. ....
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