ach year, more than 20,000 women are diagnosed with ovarian cancer.
As the fifth most common cancer among women, ovarian cancer is commonly nicknamed the “silent killer” among women over the age of 55.
Though by no means linked uniquely to postmenopausal women, ovarian cancer is highly aggressive, and, according to doctors, incredibly difficult to detect. Mother Erin Barret only happened to discover she had ovarian cancer because she was pregnant.
We are well-versed in the cancer symptoms that absolutely cannot be ignored (as we hope you are, too) — but when looking at gynecological cancers, many of these universal cancer symptoms may sound quite general and vague.
- Angel Chang, LittleThings.com