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Quiz About Ovarian Cancer

What You Need to Know About Ovarian Cancer

The C word — cancer — has touched so many of our lives in some way, shape, or form. Ovarian cancer, often referred to as the silent killer, is one of those diseases that women worry about. Some breakthroughs about prevention have been made though. Want to see if you know what they are? Take this quiz; you might just learn something new.


What You Need to Know About Ovarian Cancer

T/F: Taking birth control pills causes ovarian cancer.

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Tinybubbles_21 Tinybubbles_21 9 years
good stuff to know!
raieven raieven 9 years
ps 4/5
raieven raieven 9 years
ugh so scary.
aimeeb aimeeb 9 years
4/5 :)
starkiss23 starkiss23 9 years
That's really frightening.
avienndha avienndha 9 years
so scary.
veronicaraye veronicaraye 9 years
wow # 1 surprised me.
wackdoodle wackdoodle 9 years
CNN ran an interview last year with the top doctor/researcher on ovarian cancer and her basic point was there were no real signs or clear symptoms of ovarian cancer. There is nothing a women can do to prevent this cancer if you are predestined to get it. To think that your pap is looking for ovarian cancer is to not understand or never ask why your having a pap smear. She said the reason its so deadly is by the time doctors figure out that you have it its advanced so far. She was actually working a DNA test to look for a marker indicating the likelihood of this type of cancer or an oral test something to the affect. I found the whole interview very frightened. I just kind of looked down at myself like the woman in the photo like "what the hell".
JaimeLeah526 JaimeLeah526 9 years
The symptoms are so vague and there is no way to know if you have it and I have a feeling that the doctor would dismiss it as something else.
superfoxml superfoxml 9 years
5/5! I hate how the symptoms mimic other ailments...
GrapeBubbleGum GrapeBubbleGum 9 years
wow, I didn't realize that the symptoms were ones that are so "normal" and easily ignored. good to know.
GlowingMoon GlowingMoon 9 years
Wow, I got them all. Doesn't getting a routine pelvic exam help detect ovarian cancer? The doctor feel the ovaries, doesn't she or he?
DeviousMuse DeviousMuse 9 years
Kinda pleasantly surprised that I got 5/5 on this one. This is all great information!
Soniabonya Soniabonya 9 years
4/5. bad considering i knew the right answer and clicked the wrong one. bah. thanks for posting this Fit. Ovarian cancer hits really close to home because of my aunt. She's going through chemo right now. It sucks that the early symptoms mimic other non life threatening illnesses. Bloating? Period. Frequency to urinate? UTI. Abdominal/back pain? Worked out too hard. We ignore these symptoms until it's too late.
Renees3 Renees3 9 years
I'm' glad you did this. These kinds of cancers often go undetected because people don't know the symptoms and don't ask questions.
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