Each year, more than 22,000 American women get an ovarian cancer diagnosis. If caught early, the five-year survival rate is 90%.
But because the symptoms are vague, only 15% of women get a diagnosis in the early stages. If you don't catch ovarian cancer until it reaches stage 3 or 4, the five-year survival rate plummets to less than 40%.
The most common symptoms of ovarian cancer can also be symptoms of other health issues. This type of cancer has often been known as “the silent cancer” or “the disease that whispers.” Take this quiz to find out more about the common symptoms of ovarian cancer.
There are several ways to detect ovarian cancer. It begins with a physical exam.
Quiz: Are These Ovarian Cancer Symptoms?
Would you notice symptoms of ovarian cancer if you had them? Take this quiz to find out.
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