Ovarian Cancer Glossary
Signs – Objective evidence observable by healthcare professionals (e.g., blood pressure, temperature) that indicates the presence of a condition
Stromal cells – Structural or connective tissue cells of any organ
Symptoms – Subjective evidence reported by patient (e.g., pain, constipation) that indicates the presence of a condition
Systemic treatments – Treatments that affect cancer cells throughout the body through the bloodstream. They can be injected directly into the bloodstream or taken orally.