What are the symptoms of ovarian cancer?
Ovarian cancer is called the silent killer. The disease is often not detected until it has spread and has just a 43 per cent five survival rate.
Every year, 7,000 women are diagnosed with ovarian cancer and 4,300 women die from it. There is a simple blood test that can help spot the disease. The 2 tests used to screen for ovarian cancer are transvaginal ultrasound (TVUS) and the CA-125 blood test. TVUS is a test that uses sound waves to look at the uterus, fallopian tubes, and ovaries by putting an ultrasound wand into the vagina.
Symptoms Of Ovarian Cancer
abdominal bloating, pressure, and pain
abnormal fullness after eating
an increase in urination
an increased urge to urinate