Ovarian Cancer

Risk Factors

  • Age > 50
  • Nulliparity
  • Obesity
  • Fam hx breast/ovarian

Symptoms

  • Vague, progressive abdominal/pelvic fullness/discomfort
  • Constipation, bloating
  • Decreased appetite, nausea, anorexia
  • Urinary symptoms
  • Pain w/intercourse
  • Increased girth if malignant ascites
  • Irregular vaginal bleeding

Physical Exam Findings

  • Palpably enlarged ovary if advanced
  • Ascites if advanced
  • Pleural effusion, abdominal masses w/metastatic disease

Tests