Ovary Cancer

Ovarian cancer begins in the ovaries. Ovaries are reproductive glands found only in females (women). The ovaries produce eggs (ova) for reproduction. The eggs travel through the fallopian tubes into the uterus where the fertilized egg implants and develops into a fetus. The ovaries are also the main source of the female hormones estrogen and progesterone. One ovary is on each side of the uterus in the pelvis.

The ovaries are made up of 3 main kinds of cells. Each type of cell can develop into a different type of tumor:

  • Epithelial tumors start from the cells that cover the outer surface of the ovary. Most ovarian tumors are epithelial cell tumors.
  • Germ cell tumors start from the cells that produce the eggs (ova).
  • Stromal tumors start from structural tissue cells that hold the ovary together and produce the female hormones estrogen and progesterone.

Most of these tumors are benign (non-cancerous) and never spread beyond the ovary. Benign tumors can be treated by removing either the ovary or the part of the ovary that contains the tumor.nMalignant (cancerous) or low malignant potential ovarian tumors can spread (metastasize) to other parts of the body and can be fatal.

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Types of Medication
Alkeran (Melphalan)
Bevacizumab (Avastin)
Carboplatin (Paraplatin)
Clafen (Cyclophosphamide)
Cytoxan (Cyclophosphamide)
Doxorubicin Hydrochloride (Adriamycin)
Lynparza (Olaparib)
Vitamins & Minerals
Vitamins / Minerals Dosage
Vitamin C
1000 mg 1 tablet / Day
100 mg 1-3 capsules / Day
Vitamin A
10000 Iu 1 tablet / Day
Vitamin E
400 Iu 1 tablet / Day
100 mg 1 tablet 1-2 times / Day
50 mg 1 tablet / Day
500 mg 1 tablet 3 times / Day
Phytochemicals Dosage
125 mg 2 capsules / Day
Ginkgo Biloba
120 mg 1 tablet / Day
6 mg 1 tablet / Day
Black Tea
40 mg 1 tablet / Day
15 mg 1 tablet / Day
Green Tea Extract
150 mg 1 tablet 3 times / Day
150 mg 2 softgels / Day
Oolong Tea
250 mg 1 tablet / Day
Flaxseed Oil
1000 mg 1 softgel / Daily
Foods to Avoid
  • Food allergens, such as dairy (milk, cheese, and ice cream), wheat (gluten), soy, corn, preservatives and chemical food additives
  • Red meats and more lean meats
  • Cold-water fish
  • Tofu (soy, if no allergy is present) or beans
  • Trans fatty acids, found in such commercially baked goods as cookies, crackers, cakes, French fries, onion rings, donuts, processed foods, and margarine.
  • Caffeine and other stimulants
  • Alcohol
  • Tobacco
Beneficial Foods
  • Tomatoes
  • Fish
  • Onions
  • Spinach
  • Kale
  • Broccoli
Traditional Chinese Medicine

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