Fight Your Ovarian Cancer at UPMC Susquehanna
Ovarian cancer occurs when normal ovarian cells begin to grow in an uncontrolled and abnormal manner and produce tumors in one or both ovaries. This type of cancer causes more deaths than any other cancer that attacks the female reproductive system.
Common treatments for ovarian cancer include:
If you or a loved one is experiencing symptoms of ovarian cancer in Williamsport or Wellsboro, PA, visit UPMC Susquehanna for efficient diagnosis and treatment. We are here to help you in your fight against cancer.
Types of Ovarian Cancers
There are several types of ovarian cancers:
- Epithelial carcinoma: beginning on the ovary surface.
- Germ cell tumors: beginning in egg-producing cells.
- Stromal tumors: beginning in the tissue surrounding the ovaries.
Ovarian Cancer Symptoms
Individuals who have been diagnosed with ovarian cancer may experience the following symptoms:
- Difficulty eating or feeling full
- Pelvic pain with weight loss
- Upset stomach
- Pain during sex
- Menstrual changes
UPMC Susquehanna: Treating Ovarian Cancer with State-of-the-Art Treatment
Common treatments for ovarian cancer include surgery, chemotherapy, radiation and biological therapy, though other treatments are available at Susquehanna Health and may be utilized in your care plan. Are you ready to fight cancer and return to a healthy, fulfilling life? Find a Provider at UPMC Susquehanna today to start treating your ovarian cancer in Williamsport or Wellsboro.
UPMC Susquehanna has two cancer centers in Williamsport and Wellsboro, PA that can provide care and treatment to women who have been diagnosed with ovarian cancer.