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Ovarian Neuroendocrine Cancer – The Facts – Symptoms

Mar 17, 2021

 Primary Ovarian Neuroendocrine Cancer symptoms mimic Ovarian cancer symptoms:

Symptoms include:
❗ Persistent bloating – not bloating that comes and goes
❗ Feeling full quickly and/or loss of appetite
❗Pelvic or abdominal pain (that’s your tummy and below)
❗Urinary symptoms (needing to wee more urgently or more often than usual).

Occasionally there can be other symptoms:
❗Changes in bowel habit (eg diarrhoea or constipation)
❗Extreme fatigue (feeling very tired)
❗Unexplained weight loss
❗Any bleeding after the menopause should always be investigated by a GP. Symptoms can be:
❗Frequent – they usually happen several times a month
❗Persistent – they don’t go away
❗New – they’re not normal for you…

but may also include ectopic hormone production such as excess serotonin and vasopressin – resulting in Carcinoid Syndrome symptoms of diarrhoea, dry flushing, urticaria and/or wheezing.

Find out more about Primary Ovarian Neuroendocrine Cancer symptoms here.

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