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Ovarcome Ambassador Deborah Garcia helps raise awareness on ovarian cancer
Ovarcome Ambassador Patricia Ferreira shares her wisdom as an ovarian cancer survivor
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Ovarian cancer is one of the most common in women
Approximately 70% of women with ovarian cancer have extensive disease at the time of
If diagnosed at the localized stage, the 5-year survival rate is 94%;
Ovarian cancer occurs more often after menopause than before and incidence increases
dramatically with age.
Women who have never had children or whose first pregnancy occurred after age 35 are more
likely to develop ovarian cancer than those who have not.
Breast-feeding and taking birth control pills appear to reduce a woman's risk.
In general, the American Cancer Society recommends a diet high in fruits, vegetables, and whole
grains, while limiting the amount of saturated fats for prevention of ovarian cancer
The rate at which women are diagnosed with ovarian cancer has been slowly falling over the past 20 years.
Family history can be a valuable indicator of higher risk for some women. One or more close relatives with
ovarian cancer, or breast cancer at an early age could indicate an increase in your risk.