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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.

Monday, July 16, 2018
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Ovarian Cancer News From Medical News Today

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.
  • What are the first symptoms of ovarian cancer?
    Ovarian cancer is a condition that can be detected and treated, the key is knowing the symptoms. The earlier these are detected and diagnosed, the better the outcome is likely to be. Symptoms include bloating, pelvic pain, and painful sex. Learn more about early signs of ovarian cancer, and when to see a doctor, here.
  • Viruses reprogrammed to attack cancer
    Scientists have designed a way to reprogram viruses. They have trained them to attack cancerous cells but leave healthy tissue unscathed.
  • Why ovarian cancer spreads and how we might stop it
    A new study unlocks the mystery of ovarian cancer metastasis. The findings may lead to new treatments, using existing drugs to stop tumors from spreading.