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Ovarian cancer

Ovarian cancer is a malignant ovarian neoplasm (an abnormal growth located on the ovaries).

Ovarian cancer is the fifth leading cause of cancer death in women, the leading cause of death from gynecologic malignancies and the second most commonly diagnosed gynecologic malignancy.

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