Ovarian Cancer

Ovarian cancer has a high mortality rate because it is usually well advanced at the time of diagnosis. In the early stage symptoms are often missing completely and are nonspecific in advanced stages. The diagnosis usually comprises ultrasound, CT or MRI and the determination of the tumor marker (eg. B. CA 125). The diagnosis is made histologically, staging (staging) is done surgically. Treatment involves hysterectomy with bilateral Salpingoovarektomie and possible…

September 3, 2018

What is Ovarian Cancer?

December 28, 2015

Ovarian cancer begins in an a women’s ovaries. Ovaries are are the female reproductive gland. The ovaries produce eggs or ova for reproduction. During reproduction the eggs travel through the fallopian tube into the uterus, where the fertilized egg implants grow into a fetus. Both ovaries are normally the size and shape of an almond, iThe ovaries are the primary source of female hormones estrogen and progesterone. There is one…