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Causes of Ovarian Cancer

List of causes of Ovarian Cancer

Following is a list of causes or underlying conditions (see also Misdiagnosis of underlying causes of Ovarian Cancer) that could possibly cause Ovarian Cancer includes:

More causes:see full list of causes for Ovarian cancer

Ovarian Cancer Causes: Risk Factors

The following conditions have been cited in various sources as potentially causal risk factors related to Ovarian Cancer:

Ovarian Cancer: Genetics

about 5-10% of cases may have a genetic risk, but most cases are sporadic. An affected relative raises lifetime risk to 3...more »

Ovarian Cancer Causes: Male-Female Gender Ratio

Gender of Patients for Ovarian Cancer: Women only....more »

Ovarian Cancer: Related Medical Conditions

To research the causes of Ovarian Cancer, consider researching the causes of these these diseases that may be similar, or associated with Ovarian Cancer:

Ovarian Cancer: Causes and Types

Causes of Types of Ovarian Cancer: Review the cause informationfor the various types of Ovarian Cancer:

  • Epithelial ovarian cancers - about 85-90% of cases
    • Serous cell epithelial ovarian cancer
    • Mucinous epithelial ovarian cancer
    • Endometrioid epithelial ovarian cancer
    • Clear cell epithelial ovarian cancer
  • more types...»

Causes of Broader Categories of Ovarian Cancer: Review the causal information about the various more general categories of medical conditions:

Ovarian Cancer as a complication of other conditions:

Other conditions that might have Ovarian Cancer as a complication may, potentially, be an underlying cause of Ovarian Cancer. Our database lists the following as having Ovarian Cancer as a complication of that condition:

Ovarian Cancer as a symptom:

Conditions listing Ovarian Cancer as a symptom may also be potential underlying causes of Ovarian Cancer. Our database lists the following as having Ovarian Cancer as a symptom of that condition:

Medical news summaries relating to Ovarian Cancer:

The following medical news items are relevant to causes of Ovarian Cancer:

Related information on causes of Ovarian Cancer:

As with all medical conditions, there may be many causal factors. Further relevant information on causes of Ovarian Cancer may be found in:


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