Like all cancers, ovarian cancer is not a single disease, but a category of many diseases. What these diseases have in common is that they start in the ovaries or in the opening of the fallopian tube. But just as each woman who develops ovarian cancer is a unique individual, her cancer is unique.
Commonly Missed Signs and Symptoms of Ovarian Cancer
One or two of the signs and symptoms listed below could be attributed to another, less serious health problem.
That is why ovarian cancer often goes undiagnosed for months.