Ovarian cancer usually develops in women aged over 50. Ovarian cancer is the fifth most prevalent type of cancer in the UK's female population. Statistics say that around 7,000 women in the country are diagnosed with ovarian cancer each year.. The diagnosis of the ovarian cancer usually involves blood tests, Ultrasound, chest X-ray, CT or MRI scan
, laparoscopy, or abdominal fluid aspiration. Once the staging of the cancer has been done, the doctor decides on which mode of treatment is suitable for the patient. Doctors take into account factors like the general health of the patient, the stage to which the cancer has advanced and fertility while choosing between ovarian cancer treatment options.