Wk 7 Repro-Ovarian Cancer

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Wk 7 Repro-Ovarian Cancer
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  1. Fibroiod Tumors of the uterus or leiomyomas
    • Most commoon tumor of the female reporductive system
    • 1 in 5 women may have finroid during childbearing years
    • affect women over age of 30, but rare under 20
    • Often skrink and cause no symptoms in women who have fone through menopause
    • Vary in size (green-pea to cantaloupe-sized)
  2. Fibroiod Tumors -Causes
    • Unknown, may be estrogen
    • Cannot be prevented
  3. Fibroiod Tumors -Symptoms
    • No Symptoms
    • Bleeding between periods
    • Abdominal fullness, gas or constipation
    • increased urinary frequency
    • Heavy menstral bleeding and passage of blood clots
    • Prolonged menstrual period
    • Pelvic Cramping
    • Pain during intercoruse
  4. Fibroiod Tumors - Diagnostic Procedures
    • Pelvic examination
    • ultrasound
    • sonography
    • hysteroscopy
  5. Fibroiod Tumors - Treatment
    • oral contraceptives
    • uterine artery embolization
    • foucsed ultrasound
    • endometrial ablation
    • myomectomy
    • hysterectomy
  6. Ovarian cancer
    • Fifth most common casue of cancer in women in the US
    • Causes more death than any other types of female reproductive cancer
    • Cause unknown
  7. Ovarian cancer - Risk factors
    • age
    • obesity
    • early menstration
    • late menopause
    • not having children or having first child after 30
    • Family history of ovarian, breast, or colorectoral cancer
    • Personal hystry of Breast Cancer
  8. Ovarian cancer-Ways to reduce risk
    • Oral contraceptives
    • tubal ligation
    • hystroectomy
    • child bearing
    • breast feeding
  9. Ovarian cancer-symptoms
    • Externsive metastases may occur prior to symptoms
    • Bloating
    • Pelvic or abdominal pain
    • changes in urinary urgancy or frequency
    • trouble eating or feeling full quickly
  10. Ovarian cancer - Diagnostic Procedures
    • No Screening available
    • CT or MRI
    • Ultrasound
    • Protien tumor marker CA 125 blood test
  11. Ovarian cancer-Treatment
    • Surgery
    • Radiation therapy

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