What You Must Know About Ovarian Cancer
IstockphotoFrom Health magazine
The National Cancer Institute just reported that combining a transvaginal ultrasound with a blood test to detect the protein CA125, a marker for ovarian cancer, failed to detect early stages of the disease and actually led to a lot of unnecessary surgery.
What can you do? Know the possible signs: persistent gas, bloating, or indigestion not eased by medicine; unexplained bowel changes; an unusual feeling of fullness in the pelvic area; or feeling full quickly when you eat.