Cancer, ovary
Cancer of the egg sac of females: the ovary. The anatomic location of the ovaries: {{}}Most ovarian growths (tumors) in women under age 30 are benign, fluid- filled cysts. These cysts are not cancerous. There are several types of ovarian cancer. Symptoms of ovarian cancer can be vague. Detection of ovarian cancer involves physical examination (including pelvic exam), ultrasound, x-ray tests,

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