Screening is difficult for ovarian cancer and in most cases shows few symptoms until late stage. Endometriosis is considered a risk factor for two types: endometrioid carcinoma and clear-cell carcinoma. Photo: Getty Images/Science Photo Libra Screening is difficult for ovarian cancer and in most cases shows few symptoms until late stage. Endometriosis is considered a risk factor for two types: endometrioid carcinoma and clear-cell carcinoma. Photo: Getty Images/Science Photo Libra
Screening is difficult for ovarian cancer and in most cases shows few symptoms until late stage. Endometriosis is considered a risk factor for two types: endometrioid carcinoma and clear-cell carcinoma. Photo: Getty Images/Science Photo Libra

Ovarian cancer diagnosis forced endometriosis sufferer to change her life – less work, better diet, more exercise

  • Feeling burned out from work and a poor diet, Po Lee was diagnosed with ovarian cancer after an ultrasound turned up two cysts
  • It’s a ‘silent killer’ – screening is hard, it shows few symptoms; Lee urges women to get annual check-ups, particularly ultrasounds for endometriosis sufferers

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Screening is difficult for ovarian cancer and in most cases shows few symptoms until late stage. Endometriosis is considered a risk factor for two types: endometrioid carcinoma and clear-cell carcinoma. Photo: Getty Images/Science Photo Libra Screening is difficult for ovarian cancer and in most cases shows few symptoms until late stage. Endometriosis is considered a risk factor for two types: endometrioid carcinoma and clear-cell carcinoma. Photo: Getty Images/Science Photo Libra
Screening is difficult for ovarian cancer and in most cases shows few symptoms until late stage. Endometriosis is considered a risk factor for two types: endometrioid carcinoma and clear-cell carcinoma. Photo: Getty Images/Science Photo Libra
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