Ailments & Conditions

How to Test, Diagnose and Detect Ovarian Cancer

What Is Ovarian Cancer?

Ovarian cancer is a form of cancer that occurs in one of the ovaries. These are small glands in the reproductive system of women. They play a key role in the production of eggs and hormones, such as progesterone and estrogen. When cancer cells spread, the condition may affect related organs like the peritoneum and fallopian tubes or even other body parts. Due to many reasons, it is hard to diagnose ovarian cancer. In this article, we will take a look at common tests to help diagnose and detect this form of cancer. [1]