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Question 1 of 5
My risk of developing ovarian cancer is increased if:
my mother has the disease
my sister has the disease
I have breast cancer
all of the above
All three of these factors make you more at risk than the average woman.
Question 2 of 5
Symptoms of ovarian cancer include:
shooting pains in the legs
pelvic or abdominal swelling, bloating or a feeling of fullness
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:
the surgical removal of the cervix
the surgical removal of one or both ovaries
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.
a diagnostic and therapeutic procedure in which a small amount of radiation is directed at the cancerous tissue
an instrument used to view the ovaries
Question 4 of 5
Ovarian cancer is difficult to treat because:
it's a fast growing, deadly disease
it doesn't respond to modern medical techniques
most cases are diagnosed at a later stage
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.
health care professionals have a hard time pinpointing its exact location
Question 5 of 5
Taxol is a drug that:
is used to counteract the effects of chemotherapy
reduces your pain caused by ovarian cancer
is a first-line treatment for ovarian cancer
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.
all of the above