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Cancer

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Signs and symptoms Cancer is a condition where cells in a specific part of the body grow and reproduce uncontrollably. The cancerous cells can invade and destroy surrounding healthy tissue, including organs. Cancer sometimes begins in one part of...

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Anti-Mullerian Hormone

Lab Tests Online UK

Also Known As: AMH; Mullerian-inhibiting hormone; MIH; Mullerian inhibiting factor; MIF; Mullerian-inhibiting substance; MIS; Anti-Müllerian Hormone In the UK, measurement of anti-Müllerian hormone (AMH) has three generally accepted uses (...

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Are you worried about… ovarian cancer?

Macmillan Cancer Support

A leaflet discussing how your genes and family history can affect your risk of developing ovarian cancer.

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BRCA-1 and BRCA-2 (Breast Cancer Gene 1 and 2) tests

Lab Tests Online UK

Also known as: BRCA; Breast Cancer Susceptibility Genes 1 and 2 To assess the risk of developing breast and/or ovarian cancer. DNA is first extracted from the white blood cells in your sample. Your genetic code is the same ...

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Cancer - Ovarian

the NHS website

The ovaries are a pair of small organs in the female reproductive system that contain and release an egg once a month. This is known as ovulation. Cancer of the ovary can spread to other parts of the reproductive system and the surrounding areas, inc...

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Cancer Antigen 125 (CA 125) test

Lab Tests Online UK

Also known as: CA-125 CA 125 is mainly used to monitor therapy during treatment for ovarian cancer. CA 125 is also used to detect whether cancer has come back after treatment is complete. This test is sometimes used to follow women who ...

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Laparoscopy

Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists

This information is for you if you are about to have, or have had, a diagnostic laparoscopy and/or an operative laparoscopy where simple or intermediate procedures are performed.

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Nutrition and Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (BDA)

British Dietetic Association

It is estimated that 20 - 30% of women in the UK have polycystic ovaries, but only 10 - 15% have polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). Polycystic ovaries are often enlarged and contain many small cysts. It has been shown that even a 5% reduction in body ...

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Ovarian cancer

Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists

This patient information leaflet provides advice for women on the most common form of ovarian cancer. It covers the stages and grades of cancer, and the treatment options.

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Ovarian cyst

the NHS website

An ovarian cyst is a fluid-filled sac that develops on a woman’s ovary. Ovarian cysts are very common and they do not usually cause any symptoms.

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Ovarian cysts before the menopause

Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists

This patient information leaflet provides advice for premenopausal women who have been diagnosed with a possible cyst in one or both ovaries.

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Ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome

Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists

This patient information leaflet provides advice for women on ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome

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Ovulation and Fertilisation

Patient UK

Diagram - Ovulation & Fertilisation

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Ovulation pain

the NHS website

Some women get a one-sided pain in their lower abdomen when they ovulate. It happens about 14 days before your period, when an ovary releases an egg as part of the menstrual cycle. It's also known as mittelschmerz (German for "middle pain" or "...

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Polycystic ovary syndrome

the NHS website

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a condition that affects how a woman’s ovaries work. The three main features of PCOS are: irregular periods – which means your ovaries don't regularly release eggs (ovulation) excess androgen – high levels o...

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Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)

Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists

This patient information leaflet provides advice on polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and what it means for your long-term health.

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Understanding cancer of the ovary

Macmillan Cancer Support

This audiobook is a about ovarian cancer. It explains risk factors, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment and clinical trials. It also covers emotional, practical and financial issues.

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Understanding cancer of the ovary

Macmillan Cancer Support

A booklet explaining cancer of the ovary, covering the causes and symptoms, diagnosis, staging and grading, treatments and clinical trials. It also talks about emotional, practical and financial issues.

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Uterus and Ovaries

Patient UK

Diagram - Uterus & Ovaries

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