Archive - September 2012
Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month (September) is the perfect time for women to make sure they understand their risk for ovarian cancer. The second most common type of gynecological cancer, ovarian cancer is also the most lethal because it is usually detected at later stages, when it is more difficult to treat.
While we are still working to fully understand the underlying causes and risk factors for ovarian cancer, there are some red flags that you can use to understand if you may be at elevated risk. Take a minute to answer the questions below.