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The high cost of ovarian cancer care may take physical and emotional toll on patients. You can help such an underserved woman in need by contributing towards the OvarCare program. We welcome you to make the donation in memory of, or in honor of someone you love. Should you choose to sponsor, we will award the grant in your name, and wherever applicable, will also give you the opportunity to meet the woman and family your gift helped. Your total cost to sponsor one OvarCare package is $500. You can choose to sponsor 1, 2, 3 or as many women/ovarian cancer patients as you would like to support. You can also choose to co-sponsor with friends.
Ovarcome Non-Profit Inc.
2525 Robinhood Street, Suite: 203
Houston, TX 77005
Please indicate your sponsorship is for OvarCare. Your donation is tax deductible. 100% of your donation will go towards OvarCare. Help us make a difference. Your contribution directly impacts and improves the life of an underprivileged woman who is fighting the battle against ovarian cancer in the hope of overcoming it.
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.