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Ovarian cancer can be divided into four stages. These stages are primarily concerned with where the cancer cells are located, although some of the later sub-stages are determined by tumor size as well. In order to determine a cancer’s stage, your doctor will take several tissue samples from your ovaries, pelvis, and abdomen. If cancer is detected in any or all of the samples, your doctor can determine how widespread, or how advanced, the cancer is.

Ovarian Cancer by the Numbers: Facts, Statistics, and You

Ovarian cancer can be divided into four stages. These stages are primarily concerned with where the cancer cells are located, although some of the later sub-stages are determined by tumor size as well. In order to determine a cancer’s stage, your doctor will take several tissue samples from your ovaries, pelvis, and abdomen. If cancer is detected in any or all of the samples, your doctor can determine how widespread, or how advanced, the cancer is.

Infographic: Discover what you need to know about ovarian cancer, including risk factors (BRCA, age, heritage, family history), symptoms, and prevention strategies. Made by UPMC and the National Ovarian Cancer Coalition.#ovariancancer

Infographic: Ovarian Cancer Awareness

Infographic: Discover what you need to know about ovarian cancer, including risk factors (BRCA, age, heritage, family history), symptoms, and prevention strategies. Made by UPMC and the National Ovarian Cancer Coalition.#ovariancancer

Do you know the symptoms of ovarian cancer? Share this infographic with women in your life and help spread awareness for this disease. #ovariancancer

Do you know the symptoms of ovarian cancer? Share this infographic with women in your life and help spread awareness for this disease. #ovariancancer

Natural Foods for treatment of Ovarian  Cancer #health #cancer

8 Natural Foods for Treatment of Ovarian Cancer

The difference in survival rate between cancer that is localized and cancer that has spread is so important. Ovarian cancer is all too often diagnosed late-stage. Spread awareness.

The difference in survival rate between cancer that is localized and cancer that has spread is so important. Ovarian cancer is all too often diagnosed late-stage. Spread awareness.

Symptoms of Ovarian Cancer - My 17 year old daughter, Ashley Elizabeth Wood, died 2/22/2005 from ovarian cancer.  Please be aware of the symptoms and remember that this ugly disease can strike woman of any age!

Symptoms of Ovarian Cancer - My 17 year old daughter, Ashley Elizabeth Wood, died 2/22/2005 from ovarian cancer. Please be aware of the symptoms and remember that this ugly disease can strike woman of any age!

Look out for these 12 signs of ovarian cancer [Infographic] ~  Known as the "silent killer," ovarian cancer is one of the least talked about cancers — yet it is the fifth most common cancer in women. Many don't realize that there are warning signs to watch for, which could be easily disregarded or mistaken as something else.

Look out for these 12 signs of ovarian cancer [Infographic]

Look out for these 12 signs of ovarian cancer [Infographic] ~ Known as the "silent killer," ovarian cancer is one of the least talked about cancers — yet it is the fifth most common cancer in women. Many don't realize that there are warning signs to watch for, which could be easily disregarded or mistaken as something else.

SEPTEMBER is  OVARIAN CANCER AWARENESS MONTH         Get the Facts... Know the Signs (Please)    Women have regular mammogram's because they know breast cancer is a risk. They check their blood pressure and cholesterol levels because they are aware of the dangers of heart disease. They check their skin and wear sunscreen because they know about the risk of skin cancer. But what do women really know about the health of their ovaries — and their risk of ovarian cancer?    Ovarian Cancer is…

SEPTEMBER is OVARIAN CANCER AWARENESS MONTH Get the Facts... Know the Signs (Please) Women have regular mammogram's because they know breast cancer is a risk. They check their blood pressure and cholesterol levels because they are aware of the dangers of heart disease. They check their skin and wear sunscreen because they know about the risk of skin cancer. But what do women really know about the health of their ovaries — and their risk of ovarian cancer? Ovarian Cancer is…

As the women cannot recognize the early symptoms, the ovarian cancer is usually discovered in its late stage. In some cases, the symptoms are visible but they are often connected with some other disease. This mistake is often life-threatening and even lethal.  That is why this type of...

As the women cannot recognize the early symptoms, the ovarian cancer is usually discovered in its late stage. In some cases, the symptoms are visible but they are often connected with some other disease. This mistake is often life-threatening and even lethal. That is why this type of...

Ovarian Cancer Awareness ~ We font know how STRONG we REALLY ARE UNTIL BEING STRONG is the ONLY CHOICE

Ovarian Cancer Awareness ~ We font know how STRONG we REALLY ARE UNTIL BEING STRONG is the ONLY CHOICE

#Ovarian cancer: Ovarian cancer is often seen as the worst of the female pelvic cancers and the reason is largely (not solely) because it is picked up in the later stages, often Stage III.

#Ovarian cancer: Ovarian cancer is often seen as the worst of the female pelvic cancers and the reason is largely (not solely) because it is picked up in the later stages, often Stage III.

Like the Magi, carrying myrrh, frankincense, and gold, researchers from the University of Leicester have, for the first time, demonstrated the potential of treating ovarian cancer using the Christmas gift frankincense.

Like the Magi, carrying myrrh, frankincense, and gold, researchers from the University of Leicester have, for the first time, demonstrated the potential of treating ovarian cancer using the Christmas gift frankincense.

Thyroid Cancer and Frankincense Superior to Chemotherapy in Killing Late-Stage Ovarian Cancer Cells  Frankincense Superior to Chemotherapy in Killing Late-Stage Ovarian Cancer Cells  - See more at: http://www.greenmedinfo.com/blog/frankincense-superior-chemotherapy-killing-late-stage-ovarian-cancer-cells#sthash.ftqx7tpp.dpuf

Thyroid Cancer and Frankincense Superior to Chemotherapy in Killing Late-Stage Ovarian Cancer Cells Frankincense Superior to Chemotherapy in Killing Late-Stage Ovarian Cancer Cells - See more at: http://www.greenmedinfo.com/blog/frankincense-superior-chemotherapy-killing-late-stage-ovarian-cancer-cells#sthash.ftqx7tpp.dpuf