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ovary

[o-vuh-ree] reproductive organ in the female pelvis. Normally a woman has 2 ovaries. They contain the eggs (ova) that, when joined with sperm, can result in pregnancy. Ovaries are also the main source of estrogen, the main female sex hormone. See also estrogen, ova, sperm.

Treatment for stromal tumors of the ovary, by stage

... Previous Topic. Treatment for germ cell tumors of the ovary. Next Topic. ...
Treatment for stromal tumors of the ovary, by stage. Stage I. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/ovariancancer/detailedguide/ovarian-cancer-treating-stromal-tumors

Treatment for germ cell tumors of the ovary

... that a grade 1 immature teratoma is limited to one or both ovaries, the patient
may be treated by removing the ovary or ovaries containing the ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/ovariancancer/detailedguide/ovarian-cancer-treating-germ-cell-tumors

How is ovarian cancer staged?

... The cancer is only within the ovary (or ovaries) or fallopian tube(s). It has not
spread to organs and tissues in the abdomen or pelvis, lymph nodes ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/ovariancancer/detailedguide/ovarian-cancer-staging

Can ovarian cancer be prevented?

... cancer. Much less is known about ways to lower the risk of developing
germ cell and stromal tumors of the ovaries. The ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/ovariancancer/detailedguide/ovarian-cancer-prevention

Ovarian Cancer

... that a grade 1 immature teratoma is limited to one or both ovaries, the patient
may be treated by removing the ovary or ovaries containing the ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/003130-pdf.pdf

Menopausal Hormone Therapy and Cancer Risk

... What is menopause? Menopause is the time in a woman's life when the ovaries
stop working and she stops having menstrual periods for good. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancercauses/othercarcinogens/medicaltreatments/menopausal-hormone-replacement-therapy-and-cancer-risk

Surgery for ovarian cancer

... has spread from the ovary. Usually this means removing the uterus (this
operation is called a hysterectomy), along with both ovaries and fallopian ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/ovariancancer/detailedguide/ovarian-cancer-treating-surgery

Cancer Glossary

... ovarian ablation Search. removal of the ovaries or the use of radiation or drugs
to stop their function. See also ablation, ovary, hormone therapy. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancerglossary/index.aspx?letter=o