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    Personal Stories from Ovarian Cancer Patients

    This link will take you to the ovarian cancer web site at Johns Hopkins Pathology. Share your story or read about other patients’ accounts of their experiences with ovarian cancer.

    Personal Stories from Ovarian Cancer Patients

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    Understanding Ovarian Cancer -- the Basics

    Flanking the uterus are the two ovaries, each about the size of an almond, which produce eggs and female hormones. Ovarian cancer can occur at any age, even in childhood, but is most common after menopause. The disease accounts for about 22,000 new cases and almost 15,000 deaths annually in the U.S. During her childbearing years, a woman's ovaries deliver eggs to the uterus through the fallopian tubes. The ovaries are susceptible to several types of growths, which are often benign cysts,...

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    Ovarian Cancer Stories

    This link will take you to the American Cancer Society’s web site, where you’ll find personal stories from four women with ovarian cancer.

    Ovarian Cancer Stories

    Ovarian Cancer Survivors’ Stories

    This link will take you to the Lance Armstrong Foundation's web site. Click on "Hear from others" and then select "Ovarian" under "Search for Stories" for personal stories from ovarian cancer survivors.

    Ovarian Cancer Survivors’ Stories

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