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Ovarian Cancer in Pregnancy: Signs and Treatment

Ovarian cancer usually occurs in women who have reached menopause. Though the probabilities of this form of malignant neoplastic disease during pregnancy are extremely rare like it happens in 1 women out of 18,000, symptoms and signs are same to the ones absent in pregnancy. You can check your your pregnancy on credihealthpregnancy calculator, which estimate pregnancy due date. During an antepartum visit which is a pre-birth routine checkup, an ovarian mass is found. If it reverts to normal after ultrasounds, it is a cyst that occurs because of hormonal issues.
Common Symptoms - The presence of germ cell ovarian tumors and gonadal stromal tumors are the common epithelial ovarian cancers. The removal of tumor is the suggested treatment if the tumor is found only in one ovary. The common symptoms include twisting of the ovary on its blood supply, which is known as torsion, leak, rupture, bleeding or infection. Fortunately, cancer during pregnancy is diagnosed in very early stages. In …