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Ovarian cancer symptoms often subtle until disease progresses

Symptoms are often subtle and include bloated feeling or general discomfort in lower stomach, possibly loss of appetite or weight. Symptoms become pronounced as disease progresses by which time it is more difficult to treat. By this stage, symptoms include constipation or frequent urination and even shortness of breath.

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About: Ovarian cancer symptoms often subtle until disease progresses

Date: 17 March 2000

Source: BBC News

URL: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/health/medical_notes/c-d/629665.stm

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