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Ovarian Cancer Grad- Amy

Ovarian Cancer Grad- Amy

“Cancer forces you to face your mortality, and especially after ovarian, that feeling is heightened. However, it’s important to look past the statistics, talk to long-term survivors (they are out there), and just live life as fully as possible.”

Ovarian and Breast Cancer Grad- Rachel

Ovarian and Breast Cancer Grad- Rachel

"I will continue to communicate my blurb to every single news organization which continues to report solely on breast cancer.  "If breast cancer is the ying then ovarian cancer is the yang. To report solely on breast cancer in the age of Angelina Jolie and the discovery of the BRCA genes is not only irresponsible, it’s infuriating. Next time please don’t follow everyone else’s lead, set the example.”

Ovarian Cancer Grad- Sherry

Ovarian Cancer Grad- Sherry

I wish that more people understood how dangerous OVCA is. That is has a frighteningly high recurrence rate, and that there is NO FORMAL DIAGNOSTIC TEST. A Pap smear tests for cervical cancer, not ovarian. Because of this, you have to stay extra vigilant. If you feel off, ask your doctor for a transvaginal ultrasound. If you still feel off, ask them for a CA-125.

Ovarian Cancer Grad- Jenny

Ovarian Cancer Grad- Jenny

After hearing the word "cancer" I asked, "Will I die if I have cancer?" She replied, "No. Some of my patients are almost done with their treatment, and there are others just about to start".