In the early stages of ovarian cancer, you may not notice any symptoms. Or the symptoms might seem to be unrelated, such as abdominal bloating, feeling full quickly or a more frequent need to urinate.
But the earlier ovarian cancer is detected, the better are your chances for successful treatment. At Mercy, our physicians use screening tests and exams to find ovarian cancer. Ovarian cancer screenings might include:
Your doctor can also review your medical history and symptoms, if any, to determine your risk for developing ovarian cancer.
Mercy doctors and cancer specialists are skilled in diagnosing and treating ovarian cancer, and can talk to you about the risks and benefits of having preventive surgery. We’ll make sure you understand your condition and together, we’ll decide on the treatment plan that’s best for you.