Ovarian cancer not a 'silent killer', study confirms
Almost three in four women with high-risk, early-stage ovarian cancer reported symptoms, dispelling the notion the disease is a 'silent killer', US researchers report.
The team reviewed the charts of 419 women who were treated for high-risk, early-stage ovarian cancer.
Prior to their diagnosis, 72% had reported at least one telltale symptom of the disease and 32% had reported multiple symptoms.
The most commonly reported symptoms were bloating, abdominal or pelvic pain and increased