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Ovarian Cancer: Risk Factors, Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment

by Marie C. Welshinger, M.D., Medical Director, Gynecologic Oncology, Valley-Mount Sinai Comprehensive Cancer Care, and Eleonora Teplinsky, M.D., Director, Breast Medical Oncology, Valley-Mount Sinai Comprehensive Cancer Care

Posted on September 8, 2017

Ovarian cancer is the 9th most common cancer in women and although it only accounts for approximately 3 percent of cancers in women, it is responsible for the most deaths of any cancer involving the female reproductive tract. The American Cancer Society estimates 22,440 new ovarian cancers will be diagnosed and 14,080 deaths due to ovarian cancer will occur in the United States in 2017.
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Ovarian Cancer: What Are the Symptoms and Who is At Risk?

by Noah Goldman, M.D., Director of Gynecologic Oncology, The Valley Hospital

Posted on September 20, 2016

According to the National Cancer Institute, ovarian cancer accounts for approximately 3% of all cancers in women and is the fifth leading cause of cancer-related death among women in the United States.
Because women in the early stages of ovarian cancer have either no symptoms or mild symptoms that can be easily – but mistakenly – attributed to other causes, it often goes undiagnosed until it has reached an advanced stage.
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Ovarian Cancer Care Too Often Substandard

by William Burke, M.D., Director, and Noah Goldman, M.D. Department of Gynecologic Oncology

Posted on March 26, 2013

We have just returned from the Society of Gynecologic Oncology's Annual Meeting on Women's Cancer, where the results of a new scientific study were released with important implications for women diagnosed with ovarian cancer.

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