• By Laurel Kelly

Living With Cancer: Ovarian cancer risk after hysterectomy

January 11, 2019

a middle-aged woman with glasses, holding a pencil and resting her head on her handOvarian cancer risk after hysterectomy 
If you've had a hysterectomy, your risk of developing ovarian cancer or primary peritoneal cancer, a type of cancer that acts like ovarian cancer, depends on the type of hysterectomy you had. Learn more from Dr. Yvonne Butler Tobah, a Mayo Clinic OB-GYN

Monoclonal antibody drugs for cancer 
Monoclonal antibody drugs use natural immune system functions to fight cancer. These drugs may be used in combination with other cancer treatments. If you're considering monoclonal antibody therapy as part of your cancer treatment, learn about these drugs and carefully weigh the benefits against the potential side effects.

Where can prostate cancer spread? 
When cancer cells break away from a tumor in the prostate, they can travel to other areas of the body. In theory, prostate cancer cells can spread anywhere in the body. In practice, though, most cases of prostate cancer metastasis occur in the lymph nodes and the bones. Learn more from Dr. Erik Castle, a Mayo Clinic urologist.

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