Explaining Cancer to Kids: How to Tell Your Kids About Ovarian Cancer
Amy Manley
Amy Manley
May 10, 2018
A cancer diagnosis has a profound impact on the entire family and explaining cancer to kids can be difficult and scary, but these tips can help.

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Ovarian Cancer Diagnosis

Can Ovarian Cancer be Detected Early?

If early symptoms of ovarian cancer develop, your doctor will order two tests that are used for an ovarian cancer diagnosis.
262 found this helpful by Krystina Ostermeyer on March 26, 2018
Epithelial Ovarian Cancer

Understanding What Epithelial Ovarian Cancer Is

Epithelial ovarian cancer is another type of ovarian cancer. 90 percent of ovarian cancers develop in the epithelium–the tissue that covers the ovaries.
by Krystina Ostermeyer on January 29, 2018
Ovarian Cancer Back Pain

The Issue No One Talks About: Ovarian Cancer Back Pain

The back pain that you are experiencing is most likely a result of the tumor itself. Learn more about ovarian cancer back pain and how to manage it here.
2 found this helpful by Krystina Ostermeyer on November 13, 2017
Stages of Ovarian Cancer

How Is Ovarian Cancer Staged?

There’s several different stages of ovarian cancer, and the effectiveness of treatment is dependent upon the stage you’ve reached.
373 found this helpful by Krystina Ostermeyer on October 24, 2017
Ovarian Cancer Awareness Swag

10 Simple Ways to Raise Ovarian Cancer Awareness With Swag

Interested in raising awareness for ovarian cancer? You can help support and educate others about the condition with ovarian cancer swag.
14 found this helpful by Lana Barhum on August 10, 2017
Ovarian Cancer Resources

Resources for Patients with Ovarian Cancer

Finding information and resources for ovarian cancer can be challenging. Use this resource list as a first step to finding the support you need.
1 found this helpful by Krystina Ostermeyer on July 14, 2017
Ovarian Cysts and Cancer

Do Ovarian Cysts Cause Cancer?

An ovarian cyst, also called a pelvic mass, is a sac filled with fluid. Mostly harmless, sometimes these cysts are related to ovarian cancer.
23 found this helpful by Lana Barhum on June 2, 2017
Talcum Powder and Ovarian Cancer

Does Talcum Powder Cause Ovarian Cancer?

There isn't solid evidence linking talcum powder and ovarian cancer. But, some research suggests genital use of talcum powder may contribute to cancer risk.
by Lana Barhum on March 29, 2017
Symptoms of Ovarian Cancer

The Symptoms of Ovarian Cancer You Need to Be Aware of

As with most cancers, ovarian cancers are generally not obvious in the early stages. Learn more about the symptoms of ovarian cancer you should be aware of.
174 found this helpful by Lana Barhum on March 1, 2017
Ovarian Cancer and Constipation

Why Does Ovarian Cancer Cause Constipation and What Can Be Done?

Ovarian cancer constipation may be caused by the disease itself, the chemotherapy used to kill the cancer, or the pain medication used.
160 found this helpful by Krystina Ostermeyer on February 8, 2017
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