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Fighting Back Against Ovarian Cancer

September 30, 2021 by

By the time Lilimay Stokes-Prospere learned she had ovarian cancer, it was quite advanced. That’s not unusual, since there are no early screening t [...]


A Closer Look at Breast and Ovarian Cancer...

October 22, 2020 by

Many women understand that if they have breast cancer, they may be at higher risk for ovarian cancer ― and vice versa. But did you know that if you [...]


Don’t Overlook These Symptoms of Ovarian Cancer

September 15, 2020 by

For years, ovarian cancer was known as a “silent” disease with few obvious symptoms. But years of research has shown that there are four [...]


Five Things Every Woman Should Know About Ovarian...

September 3, 2020 by

If you knew that your car’s make and model tends to develop brake problems after 50,000 miles, you’d probably want to take it in and get them che [...]


News Roundup: Most Cancers Due to Lifestyle Choices,...

December 18, 2015 by

Luck does not play the biggest role in a person's likelihood of getting cancer. The biggest risk factors for cancer involve lifestyle choices and the [...]


Women with Ovarian Cancer Now Living Longer

September 28, 2015 by

As the nation observes Ovarian Cancer Awareness month, a look at recent studies reveals good news - women diagnosed with the disease are living longer [...]


Super-Heated Treatment for Ovarian Cancer

June 9, 2014 by

Surgeons treating women with recurring ovarian cancer have a new approach that is showing some promise in improving survival rates. Gynecologic oncolo [...]


The Breast, Ovarian and Uterine Cancer Connection

November 6, 2013 by

Last week marked the end of October Breast Cancer Awareness Month.  We heard a lot of talk about a connection between breast, ovarian and uterine can [...]


After Breast Cancer Journey, Survivor Gives Back

October 19, 2021 by

When widow Angie Taylor moved to Plantation from Maryland in 2015, she was ready to start a new chapter of her life. At 48, and with children approac [...]


Just Diagnosed With Cancer: Treatment Options for Gynecologic...

October 6, 2021 by

Every five minutes, a woman will be diagnosed with gynecologic cancer and more than 33,000 will die from the disease this year, according to the Foun [...]


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