Fallopian Tube Cancer

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Fallopian Tube Cancer

It is where cancer cells are found in the lining of the fallopian tubes. Fallopian tubes are the ducts which connects with the ovaries (where eggs are produced) to the uterus (womb)

-Surgery -Chemotherapy-Maintenece therapy-Radiation therapy

Cancer

Treatment

What is it?

-Genetic Mutation: mutation in the BRCA1 gene, which is linked to breast and ovarian cancer, may also increase the risk of developing this cancer-Age: occurs mostly in the post menopausal women in their 50's and 60's. However fallopian tube cancer can begin in women as early as 40-Family History: A family history of fallopian tube cancer can increase a womans risk of developing thid cancer

Causes

Fallopian Tube CancerBy: Alexis Kramer and Ally Cleere

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Types of Questions to ask your doctor

.No proven way to completly prevent thid disease, but there are steps you can take to lower your cancer riskOperation will sigificantly reduce, but not elimate

Symptoms

Prevention

-Irregular or heavy vaginal bleeding (especially after menopause)-Occasional abdominal or pelvic pain or feeling of pressure-Vaginal discharge may be clear,white, or tinged with blood-Pelvic mass or lump as tumor in fallopian tube grows, it can push against the walls of the tube and cause abdominal pain

-What is the exact type of fallopian tube cancer that I have?-What are my treatment options?-What is the stage of my cancer? What does this mean?

.--Age and medical condition-Types of cancer suspected-Signs and Symptoms

Diagnosis

http://www.cancer.net/cancer-types/fallopian-tube-cancer/overview

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