Ovarian Cancer

What You Need to Know About Ovarian Cancer

To learn more about ovarian cancer, you can access information from the National Cancer Institute below.

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Ovarian Cancer

Ovarian Cancer

Did you know?

Most ovarian cancers occur in women 50 years of age or older, with the highest risk in women older than 60.
(www.idph.state.il.us)

One woman out of every 71 will develop ovarian cancer at some point in her lifetime.
(www.cancer.org)

A family history of breast or colon cancer also is associated with an increased risk of developing ovarian cancer.
(www.idph.state.il)

The ovarian cancer symptoms and signs can be vague but may include abdominal swelling, pelvic pressure, stomach pain, frequent urination or urinary urgency, and feeling full quickly.
(www.cancer.org)

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September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month!

Additional Resources

National Ovarian Cancer Coalition
888-682-7426
ovarian.org

Ovarian Cancer Research Alliance
212-268-1002
ocrahope.org

Ovations for the Cure of Ovarian Cancer
866-920-6382 or 508-655-5412
ovationsforthecure.org

SHARE
844-275-7427 or 212-719-0364
sharecancersupport.org

FORCE: Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered
866-288-7475
facingourrisk.org