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Ovarian Cancer. By: April Desmarais. Cancer is the result of disorder or disorganized cell growth. . What is Cancer?. Cell cycle goes wrong. How does Cancer occur?. Old age Smoking Genes Alcohol Exposure to radiation Chemical pollution Viruses. Causes of Cancer. Wear sunscreen

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Ovarian cancer

Ovarian Cancer

By: April Desmarais


What is cancer

Cancer is the result of disorder or disorganized cell growth.

What is Cancer?


How does cancer occur

Cell cycle goes wrong.

How does Cancer occur?


Causes of cancer

  • Old age

  • Smoking

  • Genes

  • Alcohol

  • Exposure to radiation

  • Chemical pollution

  • Viruses

Causes of Cancer


Prevent cancer

  • Wear sunscreen

  • Avoid alcohol, smoking and drugs

  • Eat a balanced diet

  • Regular doctor visits

Prevent Cancer


Body s combat against cancer and cancer getting around it

Body does not combat cancer cells until it is too late to prevent the cells from mutating.

Body’s combat against Cancer and Cancer getting around it


Ovarian cancer1

  • Second most common form of female reproductive system cancer

  • The most common is epithelial ovarian cancer

  • Affects cells in the ovaries

  • 95% recovery rate

  • It affects about one out of every fifty-five women

Ovarian Cancer


Who is affected

  • Majority of cases occur in women between the ages of forty and seventy-nine.

    Women who...

  • Have had breast, uterine, or colorectal cancer.

  • Have an Eastern European Jewish background.

  • Have never given birth or have had trouble getting pregnant.

  • Have endometriosis

Who is affected?


Why are these women affected

Why are these women affected?


Signs of ovarian cancer

Signs of Ovarian Cancer


Treatments

The smallmost common treatments for ovarian cancer are surgery and chemotherapy. At times, radiation therapy is also used.

Treatments


Citations

  • "Ovarian Cancer." smallTeen Health and Wellness. Rosen Publishing Group, Inc., 2011. Web. 17 Nov. 2011 http://www.teenhealthandwellness.com/article/467/ovarian-cancer

  • "Ovarian Cancer." Teen Health and Wellness. Rosen Publishing Group, Inc., 2011. Web. 17 Nov. 2011 http://www.teenhealthandwellness.com/article/467/ovarian-cancer

    "Ovarian Cancer." Teen Health and Wellness. Rosen Publishing Group, Inc., 2011. Web. 17 Nov. 2011 http://www.teenhealthandwellness.com/article/467/ovarian-cancer

    http://www.topnews.in/health/new-method-trick-cancer-cells-self-destruct-shows-promise-29299

  • http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/smoking.html

  • http://www.designofsignage.com/application/symbol/building/largesymbols/no-alcohol.html

  • http://blisstree.com/look/sun-protection-tips-new-fda-sunscreen-rules/

  • http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/factsheet/Risk/oral-contraceptives

  • http://www.cdc.gov/cancer/ovarian/pdf/Ovarian_FS_0308.pdf

  • http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ovariancancer.html

  • http://www.makefive.com/categories/experiences/hobbies/top-5-collectibles-for-middle-aged-women

Citations


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