Glossary of Medical Terms

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OVARIAN CANCER

A malignant tumour of the ovary is the leading reason of death from gynaecologic malignancies. Often diagnosed in later stages, symptoms include abdominal pain, increasing abdominal girth and emergency uterine bleeding. Birth control pill use is thought to reduce the risk of ovarian cancer.
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