Ovarian Cancer Journeys

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"All of the research has reinforced that ovarian cancer is not a silent disease as was once thought and as is shown quite eloquently in this collection of stories.... The value of this collection of stories is that it helps raise ...
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Ovarian Cancer Journeys: Survivors Share Their Stories To Help Others

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Overview

"All of the research has reinforced that ovarian cancer is not a silent disease as was once thought and as is shown quite eloquently in this collection of stories.... The value of this collection of stories is that it helps raise awareness about symptoms, need for patient persistence, and the importance of being treated by a gynecologic oncologist."



Barbara A. Goff, MD

Professor and Co-Director, Division of Gynecologic Oncology University of Washington School of Medicine



Women of ages 17 to 78 join to tell their true stories.

Find out about the lessons they have learned along their ovarian cancer journeys; from symptoms to diagnosis, trough treatments, and survival.



Ovarian cancer facts:

  • Occurs in 1 out of 57 women
  • 89% have symptoms at the early stages of the disease
  • 75% are diagnosed in the late stages of the disease
  • 90% do not have history of ovarian cancer in their family
  • Early detection is critical and can improve survival rate to 90%
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780595330317
  • Publisher: iUniverse, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 8/26/2004
  • Pages: 92
  • Product dimensions: 0.22 (w) x 6.00 (h) x 9.00 (d)

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