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Ovarian cancer dangers

Ovarian cancer dangers

Overview

Ovarian cancer is particularly dangerous because its presence is difficult to detect until it has spread beyond the ovaries.

Update Date 10/30/2013

Updated by: Yi-Bin Chen, MD, Leukemia/Bone Marrow Transplant Program, Massachusetts General Hospital. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Bethanne Black, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.