Ovarian cancer not necessarily fatal––if it’s caught early on

Ovarian cancer is still the deadliest of the gynecological cancers and is often thought of as a silent killer even in the medical community. However, women who are aware of this cancer’s symptoms and discover the disease early can fight and defeat this covert enemy.
According to the American Cancer Society, an estimated 25,400 American women will be diagnosed with ovarian cancer in 2003, and 14,300 are expected to die from the disease. The five-year survival rate for patients who...

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