Ovarian cancer (cancer of the ovaries) is one of the most deadly forms of female cancer. Risk factors include family history, being over 65, infertility, obesity and other factors. Learn more about the causes, symptoms and diagnosis of ovarian cancer, as well as possible treatment methods.
An Overview of Clear Cell Ovarian Cancer Clear cell ovarian cancer is a rare and aggressive type of cancer, most common in older women. Learn what it is, signs and symptoms, how it is diagnosed, treatments and risk factors.
Ovarian Cysts vs. Cancer Ovarian cysts and ovarian cancer both cause growths in the ovary. The difference between ovarian cysts vs. cancer is that cysts are usually benign and require no treatment, whereas ovarian cancer continues to grow and spread to surrounding organs unless the tumor is removed and treated.
Uterine Cancer and Endometrial Thickness Uterine cancer is one of the most common cancer seen in women. Studies showed that there is an existing relationship between uterine cancer and endometrial thickness or endometrial hyperplasia. Hormones also play some roles in the development of endometrial hyperplasia and uterine cancer.
Retrograde Seeding of Endometrial Cancer During Hysteroscopy Endometrial cancer can be diagnosed and managed by several surgical procedures. These include open hysterectomy, dilatation and curettage, hysteroscopy and laparoscopic hysterectomy. It has been documented that retrograde seeding of endometrial cancer during hysterectomy can sometimes occur.