Cancer occurs when cells in the body begin to grow out of control. Cells in almost any part of the body can become cancer and spread.
In the past it was believed that ovarian cancers started only in the ovaries, but recent evidence suggests that many cases of ovarian cancer may actually originate in the cells at the far end (distal) of the fallopian tubes.
Ovarian cancer can cause different signs and symptoms. Women are more likely to have symptoms if the disease has spread. However, even early stage ovarian cancer can cause symptoms. Some of the most common symptoms are:
The best way to prevent ovarian cancer is to try to reduce common risk factors, that is, to live as healthy a life as possible. Eat fruits and vegetables, exercise regularly, be at an appropriate weight, or avoid habits such as smoking and alcoholism.
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