Ovarian Cancer Causes and Risk Factors

Service: Topics: Organization:
Orange Coast Medical Center
Jack F. Jacoub, MD
Featured speaker:

Jack F. Jacoub, MD

Medical Director of the MemorialCare Cancer Institute at MemorialCare Orange Coast Medical Center
Specialties:
  • Oncology & Hematology, Internal Medicine

Dr. Jacoub is a board certified internist, hematologist and medical oncologist. He manages all forms of blood disorders and cancer but has a particular interest in breast cancer, lung cancer, gastrointestinal cancer including colorectal cancer, melanoma, head and neck cancer, leukemia/lymphoma as well as clotting and bleeding disorders. He is wholeheartedly dedicated to his patients and their families and is intensely passionate about his field. Indeed, he prides himself on the outcomes his patients achieve.

Podcast Summary

According to the American Cancer Society, ovarian cancer accounts for about 3 percent of cancers among women, but it causes more deaths than any other cancer of the female reproductive system. Join oncologist and Medical Director of Thoracic Oncology at the MemorialCare Cancer Institute at Orange Coast Medical Center, Jack Jacoub, MD, as he discusses the signs and symptoms of ovarian cancer, how family history plays a role, and the importance of regular screenings.