Status and treatment of ovarian cancer

By | October 26, 2011

Ovarian cancer is one of common malignant tumors in female reproductive organs, incidence rate of 22.9% of gynecological malignancies. Incidence of ovarian cancer can be any age, high stage in 40 to 70 years old.
(1) ovarian cancer etiology
Mainly with high-fat diet, long-term mental depression, oral hormonal contraceptives and other factors.
(2) The common symptoms of ovarian cancer
Gastrointestinal symptoms. Common symptoms of ovarian cancer patients at first feel abdominal discomfort, bloating, stomach pain, loss of appetite, indigestion, constipation, patients with advanced malignant tumors occur in common cachexia, severe weight loss, fever and anemia.
(3) ovarian cancer screening
The patient examination, palpable pelvic mass, tumor. Malignant tumor is often large, inactive, ill-defined, the uterus will often nest rectum nodular changes, and these suggest the possibility of ovarian cancer. Through the vagina gynecology clinic examination, and B-blood of CA125 (cancer cell lung single off antibody test) level examinations.
(4) treatment of ovarian cancer
Western medicine treatment of ovarian cancer is often surgery, postoperative course supplemented by more effective chemotherapy treatment for ovarian cancer is always through. After surgery to remove all or most of the tumor. Patients with ovarian cancer after initial surgical treatment, failed to effectively control the lesions, or because of relapse, patients often require secondary surgery, cancer surgery Berson timely use Ning 2 – 3 courses of treatment, can effectively prevent the recurrence and metastasis, avoid secondary surgery.Common symptoms of ovarian cancer, ovarian cancer growth part of the hidden, can not directly see patients for early diagnosis is still a lack of simple and practical method. Most (about 70%) newly diagnosed patients had abdominal metastases. Is being done to surgery, radiotherapy, chemotherapy and immunotherapy and other therapies on the middle and late effects in patients is still poor, and difficult to avoid the recurrence and metastasis.

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