Jennifer Wider, MD, Society for Women’s Health Research

The Pitfalls and Promises of Diagnosing Ovarian Cancer Early

October 24, 2008

Ovarian cancer, also known as “the silent killer,” may soon be detected earlier, giving women improved survival rates, with the recognition of specific early warning signs which including abdominal pain, abdominal bloating, urinary urgency or frequency, pelvic and lower back pressure, loss of appetite or feeling full quickly and abnormal vaginal bleeding.