Conditions & Treatments
Conditions & Treatments
117 Results Related to "Cancer of Ovary"
Ovarian Cancer Surgery
Ovarian cancer is often diagnosed late, which means the cancer could have reached an advanced state.
Ovarian cancer, of which there are three main types, is the fifth most common type of cancer among women in the United States.
Debulking Surgery for Ovarian Cancer
Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer Syndrome
Everyone is born with two genes called BRCA1 and BRCA2 and, in most cases, these genes function normally. However, women and men can be born with genetic mutations in these two genes, which increases their lifetime risk of different cancer types.
Gynecologic Cancers: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment
All women are at risk for developing gynecologic cancers, and the chances increase with age. Know the warning signs as early treatment is most effective.
Imaging for Diagnosing Gynecologic Cancers
When a woman experiences symptoms that may be caused by a gynecological cancer, her doctor may recommend imaging tests to look for tumors.
Fertility preservation methods are available to help cancer patients hoping to conceive in the future, and women who plan to start a family later in life.
Lynch syndrome is an inherited genetic disorder linked to an increased risk of developing cancer, often at a younger age in life—especially colorectal cancer, and, for women, endometrial cancer.
At your next large family gathering, talking about past cancer diagnoses throughout the family tree could provide valuable insight about possible risks of inherited cancers.
Amenorrhea, which is the absence of menstruation, can be a symptom of other conditions including hormonal, genetic, and structural disorders.
Lymphedema occurs when the lymphatic system does not drain properly.
Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery
Gynecologic surgeries can be performed using a minimally invasive approach, including hysteroscopy, laparoscopy, and even robotic assisted surgery.
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is an umbrella term used to describe a collection of symptoms caused by certain hormone imbalances.
Molecular diagnostics involves analyzing DNA or RNA for red flags that can pinpoint the potential emergence of a specific disease.
Uterine (Endometrial) Cancer
Uterine cancer is a term for a group of cancers that can develop inside a woman’s uterus.
Metastatic Brain Tumors
When cancer cells from another organ spread to the brain, the result is called a metastatic brain tumor. This is the most common type of brain cancer.
We use the latest research and fertility science to maximize a woman's chances of pregnancy while minimizing the number of procedures required.
Diagnosing Gynecologic Cancer
There are many different types of gynecological cancer, which means that a pathologist’s precise identification of the tumor is vitally important.