An estimated 22,530 women will be diagnosed in the U. S. in 2019
An estimated 13,980 women will die from the disease in 2019.
There is no screening test for ovarian cancer.
There are symptoms:
Feeling Full quickly,
Abdominal/ Pelvic Pain,
The risks to develop ovarian cancer are :
Middle age or older ( half of the women diagnosed are over 63 yrs.)
BRCA mutation or Lynch Syndrome
Eastern European or Ashkenazi Jewish
Never gave birth
Sources: CDC, American Cancer Society , OCRA
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