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New Treatment Guidelines Published

The National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) just published three updated ovarian cancer guidelines. The guidelines are based on research evidence from clinical trials and other studies. They are developed by … Continue reading 

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Sharon Gould

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I started getting pains and swelling in my stomach in May 2011. I went back and forth to the local surgeon for a few weeks as the pain was getting … Continue reading 

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Endometriosis Linked to 3 Types of Ovarian Cancer

Women who suffer from endometriosis may have a higher risk of developing three types of ovarian cancer, a new study says. The research, published in the online edition of The … Continue reading 

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Sandy S. Eddinger Williamsport, PA

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On June 26, 2006 I lost my grandmother to ovarian cancer. I was very close to her. She always had a smile on her face and whenever our family was … Continue reading 

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Carrie Cordova Troy, MT

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Carrie, my companion of eight years, was diagnosed with stage III ovarian cancer just after Thanksgiving this year. Last week I took her to the hospital and turned her over … Continue reading 

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Revlon Run/Walk for Women

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Julie Hansen Washburn, WI

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I received an ovarian cancer diagnosis January of 2010 and I felt like I got whacked on the head by a two by four. It was a big wake up … Continue reading 

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Ashley Persico Clearfield, UT

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On August 17, 2011 I had a laparoscopy to figure out why I was having pain for three years. When I woke they told me that I had ovarian cancer … Continue reading 

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Cressie Tanner Summerville, SC

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My mother was diagnosed with ovarian cancer 2008. She called me one night because she was hurting and didn’t know what it could have been. Her lower abdomen started swelling … Continue reading 

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Jude Quinn Bear, DE

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To celebrate my eighteenth birthday, my girl friend and I went to Planned Parenthood to get birth control. After having an internal exam, the doctor there thought I was pregnant … Continue reading 

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Anonymous TN

I miss my MOM sooooo much. It is so true that ovarian cancer is a silent killer. My story begins one day when I called my mom from work and … Continue reading 

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Terry Paci Euclid, OH

I am a 46 year old female, I was diagnosed in 2008 at the age of 43 with stage 3C ovarian cancer. It had started out with me having a … Continue reading 

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