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How long does ovarian cancer take to grow?

Ovarian cancers develop and grow at varying rates over time. Some types of ovarian cancer may grow slowly over years while others can progress very quickly within months.

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Can cervical cancer spread to the ovaries?

In Australia, approximately 900 patients are diagnosed with cervical cancer every year. Cervical cancer is one of the most preventable types of cancer due to Australia's highly developed cervical cancer...

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How aggressive is cervical cancer?

While the majority of cervical cancers are slow growing, others can be aggressive which means that they may grow or spread more quickly into other adjacent organs, lymph nodes or...

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Where does endometrial cancer spread to?

Endometrial cancer arises from the lining of the uterus, called the endometrium. The diagnosis is made through a curette, which takes some tissue from the endometrium for analysis under the microscope.

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What is the survival rate for endometrial cancer?

Numbers of patients diagnosed with endometrial cancer are increasing, with Cancer Australia estimating over 3,000 cases and 400 deaths per year in Australia.

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A healthy lifestyle after ovarian cancer diagnosis may help women improve their prognosis

A recent study found a healthy lifestyle after ovarian cancer diagnosis, in particular not smoking and being physically active, may help women improve their prognosis.

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