Associated Conditions for Ovarian Cancer
Ovarian Cancer as a risk factor:
Another type of associated condition is one for which Ovarian Cancer
is itself a risk factor. The conditions for which Ovarian Cancer is listed as a risk
About associated conditions for Ovarian Cancer:
Associated conditions are those which appear
statistically related, but do not have
a clear cause or effect relationship.
Whereas the complications
are caused by Ovarian Cancer,
and underlying causes
may be causes of Ovarian Cancer,
the following list shows associated conditions
that simply appear with higher frequency in people
who have Ovarian Cancer.
In some cases, there may be overlap
between this list and risk factors
for Ovarian Cancer.
People with Ovarian Cancer may be more likely to
get a condition on the list of associated conditions,
or the reverse may be true, or both.
Whether they are causes of, caused by, or simply
coincidentally related to Ovarian Cancer
is not always clear.
For general information,
see Associated Condition Misdiagnosis.