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Article Source: Ova
March 26, 2024

Article Summary:

Ovarian cancer is recognised as the fourth leading cancer in Malaysia,. Although it is more common in older women over 50, anybody can get ovarian cancer, and there are specific risk factors that can raise the likelihood of getting the disease, such as diabetes, being overweight, and smoking.

Despite significant advancements in treatment, most cases are currently diagnosed at a later stage, when the cancer has already spread to the abdomen or beyond as ovarian cancer does not show symptoms until it is well advanced. This lowers survival rates.

The “key symptom’ to watch out for is a swollen tummy or feeling bloated, pain or tenderness in your tummy and urine problems.

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