Ovarian Cancer in the Spotlight as National Awareness Month Approaches

Posted:08/23/13

Many news outlets are featuring stories on ovarian cancer in time for September, National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month.

Here are a few ways we’ve helped shed light on this disease through profiles and articles.

The fall issue of Capitol File magazine features an essay from our board member Jaime Matyas. Jaime first got involved with the Ovarian Cancer National Alliance when her husband’s childhood friend, Carey Fitzmaurice, was diagnosed with the disease. Click here to read Jamie’s essay in Capitol File.

We also connected survivor Carol Rodman with Lifescript for a profile of Carol’s experience with ovarian cancer. Click here to read Carol’s story.

The Detroit Free Press recently profiled some of the volunteers in our Survivors Teaching Students: Saving Women’s Lives® program. Click here to read about some of the women telling their stories through this unique education program.