Ovarian cancer is known as the “silent killer” because symptoms are often so subtle; they just seem like routine or common annoyances. However, the difference is that they will occur almost every day and not go away. The trouble is that by the time symptoms are considered an issue; usually the cancer has spread and it’s too progressed to treat effectively. These are some early warning signs you can look out for. But you need to combine your observations with other factors, as you don’t want to be jumping to conclusions too early.
With only 20-percent of cases of ovarian cancers found early enough to treat the disease, we’re doing our part to make known the ten early warning signs of this silent killer of women…
1Loss of Appetite
Ovarian cancer is known to cause an abrupt loss of appetite that’s normally out of character for the person affected. This is because the cancer impacts metabolism—or the breakdown of food into energy that fuels the body.