Educate, Raise Awareness, Increase Symptom Knowledge, End the Mortality Rate

Ovarian cancer is the deadliest of the gynecological cancers, causing more deaths in the U.S. each year than all other gynecological cancers combined. The five-year survival rate is over 90% and long-term prognosis is good for those women diagnosed with ovarian cancer in Stage 1.

But only 30% of women diagnosed are still in Stage 1. The Sharon Leigh Cancer Organization, Inc., a nonprofit, was created on the Central California Coast to raise research funds and spread the word about the importance of early detection for ovarian cancers.

Now you can help increase the chances that women will benefit from early detection and that research break-throughs for ovarian cancer will emerge.

We are dedicated to providing education and support for early detection and awareness of Ovarian cancer.

Wednesday, November 21, 2018
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Ovarian Cancer News From Medical News Today

21 November 2018

Ovarian cancer is most common in women who have been through menopause, although it can affect women of any age. Early symptoms to look out for include persistent bloating, pain in the pelvis and lower stomach, and difficulty eating. The main treatment choices for ovarian cancer are surgery and chemotherapy. Radiation therapy may be used to destroy cancer cells.