Don't Miss These 7 Signs Of Ovarian Cancer Slide (1 of 8)

In the past, ovarian cancer was known as a silent killer, but this description has changed now that doctors and medical professionals know more about the disease. It is referred to today as the disease that whispers, because it does have symptoms, although those symptoms are not clear-cut and can often be mistaken for other conditions. This includes common, everyday, and non-serious ailments. To stay informed about this “quiet killer, here are seven signs of ovarian cancer that you shouldn't ignore.

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Pain

Pain occurring around the abdominal area that starts suddenly and persists for more than a few days could be a sign of ovarian cancer. In the early stages of the disease, when the cancer is located inside the ovary, the pain will usually be in the lower abdomen or side. This is called Stage 1 ovarian cancer. Stage 2 and Stage 3 ovarian cancer is when the cancer spreads outside the ovary. This can cause pain in the lower abdomen and the back.



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