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A Detailed Guide To Ovarian Cancer

A Detailed Guide To Ovarian Cancer

The ovaries are two female reproductive glands that produce ova, or eggs. They also produce the female hormones estrogen and progestrone. Ovarian cancer occurs when abnormal cells in the ovary begin to multiply out of control and form a tumor. This is called metastatic ovarian cancer.

There are various reasons for ovarian cancer. In medical history, it has been observed that overuse of talc in genital areas lead to talcum powder ovarian cancer in females. This has been brought to light when numerous cases start emerging.

Types of ovarian cancer :

  • Epithelial Ovarian Cancer – This type of cancer arise from the surface of the ovary and is the most common overian cancer.
  • Germ Cell ovarian cancer – It arise from the reproductive cells of the ovaries and is rare.
  • Stromal cell ovarian Cancer – It arise from connective tissue cells. This cancer type  is very rare to be found.
  • Small Cell carcinoma – It is an extremely rare ovarian cancer.

Signs of overian cancer :-

  • Abdominal portion bloat or swell.
  • May feel to urinate frequently.
  • Quickly feeling full when eating.
  • Weight Loss.
  • Irregular in menstrual cycle.
  • Patient feel discomfort in the pelvis area.
  • Leads to constipation.

Causes of ovarian cancer :-

Ovarian cancer happen when cells divide in unregulated way. This situation lead to a higher chance of developing disease.

Family history – Women having a family history of ovarian or breast cancer are at high risk of developing ovarian cancer compared with other women.

Age – Females tend to receive ovarian cancer after crossing 63 years of age. In other words, women who have crossed the menopause phase are at high risk. It is rarely seen before the age of 40 years.

Breast Cancer – Women who have been diagnosed with breast cancer earlier are at high risk.

Obesity and overweight – Overweight/obesity increases the chance of developing cancer. Females are advised to keep body weight under check.  

Endometriosis – Endometriosis patient are prone to develop ovarian cancer in comparison to other women.

Personal Hygiene – This is the most vital factor to consider, negligence in using products like talcum powder also cause ovarian cancer. Various scientific and lab evidences are there to show its harmful effects. Due to this, many individuals have filed talcum powder lawsuit against the product manufacturer.

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Manufacturers make millions-trillions of business with their talcum powder selling. And, people use it unknowingly which creates a death like situation to them.

Why To File For lawsuit?

Many cases go unnoticed as people don’t file lawsuit against manufacturers. A lawsuit might not relieves you from the pain of disease but it helps in getting justice. With a successful lawsuit, individual can be compensated with the amount which he/she has paid in hospital. Here’s a great news post which tells how California jury awarded  $29 million to cancer affected woman.

One should fight for his/her rights to get rightful compensation.