Signs and Symptoms
The following can be symptoms1 2 3 of ovarian cancer when persistent or recurrent (more than two weeks). These symptoms are not specific to ovarian cancer, often mimic other conditions, and are mostly urogynecologic and gastrointestinal in nature.
- Abdominal or pelvic pain.
- Early satiety.
- Changes in urination (increased frequency).
1CDC. Ovarian cancer.
2DeVita VT Jr, Lawrence TS, Rosenberg SA, DePinho RA, and Weinberg RA. Devita, Hellman, and Rosenberg’s Cancer: Principles and Practice of Oncology (8th ed.). Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2008.
3Schottenfeld D, Fraumeni J Jr. Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention (3rd ed.). Eastbourne, UK; WB Saunders Co., 1982.
Answer the question on your own and check your answer.
Answer: Ovarian cancer.