Managing Cancer

Ovarian Cancer: What You Need to Know

September 24, 201510 min
An ovarian cancer diagnosis can be life-changing. Renowned oncologist, Dr. Maurie Markman, can help you better understand the early warning signs.At Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA), we’re here to help you and your loved ones make a more informed treatment decision.Ovarian cancer begins in the ovaries, which are two almond-shaped glands located on either side of the uterus. The ovaries produce the female hormones, estrogen and progesterone, and release eggs during a woman’s reproductive years (the time from her first menstrual period through menopause).Many signs of ovarian cancer, such as abdominal bloating, may suggest a gastrointestinal issue. Talk with your doctor about ovarian cancer being part of the problem.A nationally-renowned oncologist, Dr. Maurie Markman, is here to help you better understand ovarian cancer and the latest advances in the treatment of Ovarian Cancer.

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