Ovarian Cancer

Ovarian Cancer - Symptoms

It’s important to be aware of your own body. Learn to recognize the signs and symptoms of ovarian cancer so that you can ask your doctor for important testing.. Finding ovarian cancer at an early stage can lead to a better outcome.

Early Detection

Even early stage ovarian cancer can produce symptoms. If you experience these symptoms daily for more than a few weeks, you should see your doctor or gynecologist.

Libby's H*O*P*E* - U-B-E-A-T ovarian cancer
Paul - Libby's HOPE 
(U-B-E-A-T Symptoms)


-Pelvic or abdominal pain

-Acid reflux or heartburn

-Urinary symptoms (urgency or frequency)

Other Symptoms

Ovarian Cancer Survivor Story (Symptoms)
Joan - Survivor Story

There are other symptoms often associated with ovarian cancer. These symptoms are not as reliable during diagnosis because they are common signs of other medical issues. Still, these should be taken into account and discussed with your doctor.


-Feeling full quickly after eating

-Back pain

Amanda - Survivor Story
(Other Symptoms)

-Pain with intercourse

-Constipation or diarrhea

-Abnormal vaginal bleeding or irregular periods


Last Updated on Thursday, 04 August 2011 14:04
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