What age it s more possible to get ovarian cancer?

Ovarian cancer. The average age of a woman with ovarian cancer in the us is 62-63. In women with a family history, women with brca1 mutations usually get cancer earlier and women with brca2 mutations get ovarian cancer at a later age.

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I jus been diagnosed with pcos. Bled for 2months. Dr put me on bcontrol. I'm only17 bu scared I may get endometrial or ovarian cancer? Likely 4 my age?

Extremely unlikely. cancer would be rare. be sure to stay on pills ( 50% reduction in ovarian cancer) and in the future be sure you have a period at least every 2 months. If you are overweight---> lose weight. obesity is one of the worst risk factors for endometrial cancer. Read more...
Pcos. Cancer is never certain but at your age you have no reason to be concerned. Keep yourself fit and well and aim for at least 80-90 years of excellent health. On the way through keep telling family and friends how you got and stayed as wonderful as you look! Read more...
BCP will help. First birth control pills will reduce your lifetime risk of getting ovarian cancer, and can reduce risk of endometrial cancer as well by regulating periods. Neither type of cancer is common at all in your age group. I hope this helps. Unregulated, unmanaged bleeding in a woman with PCOS is a risk for developing endometrial cancer so keep up with your doctor, take care of your health. Read more...

When I was born, my mother at the age of 40 was told she had ovarian cancer. She opted not to get treatment and died when I was 8 years old at the age of 48 years old.?

May not be genetic. The type of ovarian cancer that runs in families is associated with specific genes (brac-1 and brac-2). If you do not carry either of those genes your risk for ovarian cancer is likely no different from that in the general population. Read more...
See someone. Not sure what your question is but you should visit a health professional with expertise on cancer risk assessment and genetics. He/she will take a good family history and maybe do brca testing. Read more...

What age does ovarian cancer strike?

Depend. It really depend on your genes if you have strong family history of ovarian or breast cancer it might strike earlier you doctor can run test on your gene to make sure you do not have the one that can cause cancer. Read more...

How to know if I have ovarian cancer at age 14?

Please . Consider having an adult or someone who is at least 16 years old ask this question for you. You need to be at least 16 years old to post questions on healthtap. Thanks. Read more...

Is it possible for 30 yr old to get ovarian cancer?

Yes, but rare. Ovarian Cancer can occur at any age; however its most come in the 50's and 60's. Its not at all common in 30 year-old women. Best wishes! Read more...

Do lots of people get ovarian cancer, or is it unusual?

Rare. Ovarian cancer accounts for about 3% of all cancers in women and is the 5th leading cause of cancer related deaths among women in the United States. Incidence about 12-14 per 100, 000 women. Read more...
1/70. This may be an old number and modified based on specific menstrual and/or family history. Read more...

Could you potentially have ovarian cancer at a young age?

Yes. How young? The cancers in girls are usually different types than the more common epitehlial ovarian cancers that older adult women get. Read more...