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What is Ovarian Cancer? - KINDAH FOUNDATION, INC.
Cancer is a disease in which cells in the body grow out of control. Cancer is always named for the part of the body where it starts, even if it spreads to other body parts later. When cancer starts in the ovaries, it is called ovarian cancer. Women have two ovaries that are located in the pelvis, one on each side of the uterus. The ovaries make female hormones and produce eggs. When ovarian cancer is found in its early stages, treatment is most effective. Download > Inside Knowledge Fact Sheets Gynecologic Cancer Comprehensive Brochure You need javascript enabled to view this content or go to source URL. Medical Disclaimer All information provided by Kindah™ Foundation, including content from the Kindah™ Foundation, site users, or any other parties, is for general information only. The information stated on this site should not be used as medical advice, for self-diagnosis, or be used in place of advice from a qualified health professional. Kindah™ Foundation encourages everyone to use this information to seek further information from a medical care provider. PLEASE, IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS OR CONCERNS ABOUT YOUR HEALTH AND BEFORE STARTING OR STOPPING ANY TREATMENT OR ACTING UPON INFORMATION CONTAINED ON THE SITE, YOU SHOULD CONTACT YOUR OWN PHYSICIAN OR HEALTH CARE PROVIDER.