Early stages of ovarian cancer may not cause any noticeable symptoms, however, as the cancer progresses, symptoms may arise. The following are the most common signs or symptoms of ovarian cancer:
Less common symptoms may include:
Although symptoms may suggest that cancer is present, the use of diagnostic imaging, biopsies and other tests can help confirm whether the cancer really exists. The following are tests that may be conducted in diagnosing ovarian cancer:
Treatment options may consist of surgery, chemotherapy, radiation therapy or any combination of these treatments.