The estimated number of deaths due to ovarian cancer in 2012:
The estimated number of women diagnosed each year in NJ with ovarian cancer:
The estimated number of women who will die in NJ due to ovarian cancer is :
Relative five-year survival rates ( the number of women who live at least 5 years after being diagnosed with ovarian cancer compared to others the same age who do not have cancer)
Source : http://www.cancer.org/Cancer/OvarianCancer/OverviewGuide/ovarian-cancer-overview-survival-rates
There are not as many women diagnosed with ovarian cancer as are diagnosed with breast cancer but that does not mean we should not advocate to find a cure, to continue to develop a detection/ screening test and to support research to develop better treatments for this disease.
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