In Australia, more than 1,500 women are diagnosed with ovarian cancer every year. Sadly, most women are diagnosed with this disease at advanced stages 3 or 4, resulting in a...
Tumour markers are substances found in the blood that are frequently also found in cancer patients. Ovarian cancer tumour markers tests include CA125, CA19.9 and HE4.
If you are diagnosed with a gynaecological cancer, it is important to have all the information you require to make informed treatment decisions.
Ovarian cancer is not one disease but can be made up of different cell clones or types.
People with Lynch syndrome carry an increased risk of developing some types of cancers, particularly at a younger age.
A frozen section examination is a specific type of biopsy procedure that allows a surgeon to establish a rapid diagnosis of a suspicious mass during surgery.
A gynaecological cancer diagnosis is difficult for most people and can have a substantial impact on your mental health and wellbeing. Talking openly about cancer is very helpful.
Anxiety is a common feeling that patients sometimes have when coping with upcoming surgery or even the possibility of a cancer diagnosis.