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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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General Information About Ovarian Cancer

Ovarian cancer is a disease in which malignant (cancer) cells form in the ovaries. The ovaries are a pair of organs in the female reproductive system. They are in the pelvis, one on each side of the uterus (the hollow, pear-shaped organ where a fetus grows). Each ovary is about the size and shape of an almond. The ovaries make eggs and female hormones (chemicals that control the way certain cells or organs work in the body).Anatomy of the female reproductive system. The organs in the female reproductive...

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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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