How to assess your risk for developing Ovarian Cancer

September is National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month! Here are some facts about Ovarian Cancer and tips on what you can do to assess your risk for developing this disease.

Ovarian cancer is the fifth leading cause of cancer deaths among women, accounting for 15,000 deaths annually. It’s estimated that 1 in 75 women will develop ovarian cancer. Although only 19 percent are discovered at an early stage, the five year survival rate at this point is over 90 percent.

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