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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 Epithelial Cancer

Incidence and Mortality Estimated new cases and deaths from ovarian cancer in the United States in 2013:[1] New cases: 22,240. Deaths: 14,030. Several malignancies arise from the ovary. Epithelial carcinoma of the ovary is one of the most common gynecologic malignancies and the fifth most frequent cause of cancer death in women, with 50% of all cases occurring in women older than 65 years.[2] Approximately 5% to 10% of ovarian cancers are familial, and three distinct hereditary...

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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.

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