Definitions for "Ovarian cancer"
Recommendation Plant-Based Nutrition"...[Am J Epidemiol 139(11): S37, 1994] Consumption of foods containing beta-carotene by 71 women with epithelial cancer of the ovary and 141 matched controls was investigated..."
Ovarian cancer is a malignant (cancerous) tumor that begins in the cells of the ovary. Ovarian cancer can spread to other tissues or organs in the body like lymph nodes, liver, intestines, lungs and brain.
The Condition"...In 70-75% of cases the cancer has spread to other parts of the abdomen before it is detected..." Our Question about abdominal swelling/bloating" Abdominal swelling/bloating/clothes being too tight is a possible early warning sign..."
The Condition"...Hormone therapy can cause vaginal dryness as well as nausea and vomiting, swelling, weight gain and hot flashes..." Our Question about meal-related bloating"Gastrointestinal symptoms, such as gas, indigestion, nausea, or changes in bowel movements, are sometimes early warning signs..."
The Condition"...Surgery, chemotherapy and radiation therapy can cause a variety of side-effects..."
Keywords:  tumor, abnormal, growth, tissue, woman
An abnormal growth of tissue (tumor) that develops in a woman's ovaries.