Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month has come to an end, but education and awareness deserve year-round attention. Dr. Robert P. Edwards and his team at UPMC, and the National Ovarian Cancer Coalition, will continue to work diligently to provide women with the tools they need to “break the silence on ovarian cancer!”
FORCE.. facing our risk of caner empowered. FORCE is the only national nonprofit organization devoted to hereditary breast and ovarian cancer. The mission includes support, education, advocacy, awareness, and research specific to hereditary breast and ovarian cancer. Programs serve anyone with a BRCA mutation or a family history of cancer.
Women who survived breast or thyroid cancer faced an elevated risk of developing the other cancer as a secondary malignancy, according to a study published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research.
SEPTEMBER is OVARIAN CANCER AWARENESS MONTH Get the Facts... Know the Signs (Please) Women have regular mammogram's because they know breast cancer is a risk. They check their blood pressure and cholesterol levels because they are aware of the dangers of heart disease. They check their skin and wear sunscreen because they know about the risk of skin cancer. But what do women really know about the health of their ovaries — and their risk of ovarian cancer? Ovarian Cancer is one ...
Did you know that individuals with Lynch Syndrome have a 82% risk for colon cancer by age 70 or that they have a 50% risk of passing the mutation on to their children? Share our infographic with family or friends who are at risk and help prevent this killer disease.