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Ovarian cancer

Ovarian cancer

Ovarian cancer

Cancer of the ovaries is considered very dangerous because early cancers don't produce symptoms, the ovaries are in close proximity to many other abdominal organs, and the risk of cancer cells traveling to other body areas (metastasis) is high.






Review Date: 1/25/2013
Reviewed By: Harvey Simon, MD, Editor-in-Chief, Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Senior Physician, Massachusetts General Hospital.
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