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Ovarian Cancer

  • By: Claudia Winograd
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

Ovarian cancer is cancer of the ovaries. Ovaries are round, golf ball shaped reproductive organs located below the abdomen in females. Normal females have two ovaries. Each ovary stores eggs, releasing one per menstrual cycle. Ovaries also produce and secrete

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