Tuesday, September 17, 2019

You Need to Know That...

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, 
Frequent Urination, 
Abdominal/ Pelvic Pain, 

A women's risk of ovarian cancer in the U.S. is 1 in 7. 

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 
Have endometriosis
Never gave birth

Sources: CDC, American Cancer Society , OCRA

I hope you will consider sharing this information and donating to support ovarian cancer research. Thanks! 

Every day is a Blessing!