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September Is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

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During the month of September the American Cancer Society (ACS), and other leading women’s health organizations, spread awareness of Ovarian Cancer. Dubbed the “silent killer” because it’s considered the deadliest of all gynecological cancers, ACS statistics show that ovarian cancer will claim the lives of more than 14,000 U.S. women in 2016–broken down that’s roughly 273 women per week, 39 per day, and a shocking 2 women per hour. The very best hope is to know the signs in order to detect ovarian cancer in it’s early stages, as well as the risk factors shared by UPMC HealthBeat in this informative infographic…



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