Rebecca Jones passed away early this Wednesday at the age of 65, as reported by her official representative. Rebecca Jones was admitted to intensive care months ago due to the effects of lung deficiency that she would later trigger into pneumonia.
In 2017, the actress was diagnosed with ovarian cancer and in the first instance the doctor told her that she had a short time to live, but she ignored it and focused on her treatment. “Due to a lack of sensitivity, he told me how much time I had left to live without asking him, I laughed at him and said: ‘My son, put your beards to soak, because maybe now when you go out they run over you. So, don’t tell me'”, he told in an interview with “Ventaneando” in April 2022.
According to the MedlinePlus site Cancer is a disease in which abnormal cells in the body grow out of control, forming a tumor. Ovarian cancer is a cancerous tumor that forms in the tissues of an ovary.. The ovaries are a pair of female reproductive glands that produce eggs and female hormones.
Ovarian cancer is the fifth most common cancer among women. It causes more deaths than any other cancer of the female reproductive system.
What are the causes of ovarian cancer?
The risk of ovarian cancer includes any of the following factors:
– The fewer children a woman has and the later in her life she gives birth, the higher the risk of developing this type of cancer. – Women with a personal history of breast cancer or a family history of breast cancer or ovarian cancer are at increased risk of this type of cancer (due to abnormalities in genes such as BRCA1 or BRCA2). – Women who take estrogen therapy only (not with progesterone) for 5 years or more may have a higher risk of ovarian cancer. However, birth control pills lower the risk of this cancer. – Fertility drugs probably do not increase the risk of ovarian cancer. – Older women have a higher risk of ovarian cancer. Most deaths from this type of cancer occur in women 55 years and older.
What are the treatments for ovarian cancer?
the treatments for ovarian cancer may include:
-Surgery to remove as much of the cancer as possible. -Chemotherapy. -Targeted therapy: Uses drugs or other substances that attack specific cancer cells with less damage to normal cells.
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