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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]Associate Editor(s)-in-Chief: Monalisa Dmello, M.B,B.S., M.D. [2]


Signs and symptoms of ovarian cancer include:

  • abnormal vaginal bleeding
  • a lump that can be felt (palpable) in the pelvic or abdominal area
  • need to urinate often (frequency)
  • intense need to urinate (urgency)
  • constipation
  • changes to digestion (such as difficulty eating, feeling full after a small meal, heartburn, gas , indigestion or nausea)
  • feeling of pressure in the pelvic or abdominal area
  • fatigue
  • pain in the legs, lower back, pelvis or abdomen
  • bloating (swelling of the abdomen)
  • painful intercourse



Read more: http://www.cancer.ca/en/cancer-information/cancer-type/ovarian/signs-and-symptoms/?region=on#ixzz3tl6wxAGo

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