Female cancers: expert answers to your questions
Symptoms of cancer: expert answers
In this article

Symptoms of cancer: expert answers

What are the symptoms of uterine and ovarian cancer?
Dr M. Espié: The main symptoms of uterine cancer are vaginal bleeding after the menopause and a sensation of heaviness in the pelvis, in the bottom of the stomach. There are few signs for ovarian cancer but they can include abdominal pain, period problems or changes to periods or bloating.

Is pain in the breast a sign of cancer?
Dr M. Espié: Rarely. Generally breast cancer isn't painful, apart from some varieties such as inflammatory breast cancer where the breast suddenly becomes red, painful and hot.

Is pain during sex something to be concerned about? Is it a sign of cancer?
Dr M. Espié: Generally no. Check it out with your doctor if it persists.

Is endometriosis an indicator of cancer?

Dr M. Espié: No. There is, however, a small excess of ovarian cancers associated with endometriosis.

Health and Fitness Editor
Rank this page: 

Don't miss...
Celebrity Men with GlassesInterview with Eva Mendes: 2012
The best ideas for New Year's Eve worldwide!Decision-making: A guide for the indecisive
Latest… 2018/01/05
Toning Your Bum: Ultimate Ways To Firm Up That Butt
How To Get A Flat Stomach In 30 Minutes Straight!
Everything You Need To Know About The Weight Watchers Diet
The Fricker method
See all Health and Fitness guides
Video: How to stay healthy on holiday
See all Health and Fitness videos