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  • Ovarian Cancer

    The ovaries make estrogen and progesterone, and also release eggs. Ovarian cancers begin in the cells, which grow abnormally and become a mass of tissue. Ovarian cancer can also spread to other parts of the body, which is why it’s essential for it to be found early.

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    <p>Family Physician discusses ovarian cancer in women.</p>

    Family Physician discusses ovarian cancer in women.

  • What is Ovarian Cancer

    Ovarian cancer is cancer of the ovaries – it could be in one or two ovaries – that occurs in women and there’s a 1.5% lifetime risk of women actually getting it.The ovaries are small parts of a woman’s reproductive system.


    In order for physicians to help women screen for ovarian cancer, they’re able to do a yearly exam on women. This is a yearly physical exam of the ovaries and uterus; that’s the most important one for women.

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