Ovarian Cancer Glossary

Ovarian Cancer Glossary

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SignsObjective evidence observable by healthcare professionals (e.g., blood pressure, temperature) that indicates the presence of a condition

Stromal cellsStructural or connective tissue cells of any organ

SymptomsSubjective evidence reported by patient (e.g., pain, constipation) that indicates the presence of a condition

Systemic treatmentsTreatments that affect cancer cells throughout the body through the bloodstream. They can be injected directly into the bloodstream or taken orally.