Ovarian Cancer – Be Aware to Help Save Lives

September 16, 2014 7:20 AM

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Ovarian Cancer – Be Aware to Help Save Lives

Do you have ovarian cancer, or do you know someone who does? The American Cancer Society estimates that a woman’s risk of developing ovarian cancer is 1 in 73. So if you don’t know someone with ovarian cancer yet, odds are high that one day you will.

Ovarian cancer is cancer that starts in a woman’s ovaries. Women have two ovaries located in the abdomen on each side of the uterus. The ovaries produce eggs and the sex hormones estrogen and progesterone.

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