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Ovarian cancer

Ovarian cancer is relatively rare, but serious, because early detection is not possible. Although progress has been made, the diagnosis is often late for any treatment to be effective. Located on both sides of the uterus, ovaries are the sexual glands 3-5 cm long, almond shaped. Their role is twofold: – Secrete hormones that gives rhythm to the menstrual cycle: estrogen and progesterone; – Release an egg every month, which is captured by a fallopian tube to be held in possibly meeting...