Ovarian Cancer Quiz
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Question 1 of 5
My risk of developing ovarian cancer is increased if:
... All three of these factors make you more at risk than the average woman.
Question 2 of 5
Symptoms of ovarian cancer include:
... Although pelvic or abdominal swelling, bloating or a feeling of fullness are the most common symptoms of ovarian cancer, others include vague, but persistent gastrointestinal upset, frequency and/or urgency of urination in absence of an infection, changes in bowel habits, weight gain or loss, pelvic or abdominal pain, pain during intercourse, ongoing fatigue and abnormal postmenopausal bleeding.
Question 3 of 5
An oophorectomy is:
... An oophorectomy Ã¢â‚¬â€ removal of one or both ovaries Ã¢â‚¬â€ is used as a treatment for ovarian cancer and also as a preventive therapy for extremely high-risk patients.
Question 4 of 5
Ovarian cancer is difficult to treat because:
... Only 24 percent of ovarian cancers are diagnosed at an early stage, when the cancer is confined to the ovary. Most cases are diagnosed after the cancer has spread to other parts of the body, making it difficult to treat successfully.
Question 5 of 5
Taxol is a drug that:
... Taxol was approved in 1998 as a first-line treatment for advanced ovarian cancer. Taken from the bark of the Pacific yew tree, Taxol is usually given in combination with other drugs.
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