Ovarian Cancer

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For Mary Sue David, It’s not just about getting through her treatment for stage IV ovarian cancer; it’s about living her life and thriving. Cancer survivor Mary Sue shares her journey with cancer, which has included breast and ovarian cancer. She talks about her initial fears from her diagnosis, her cancer treatment and how she stays upbeat, living one day at a time. Visit http://www.oacancer.com/living-with-ovarian-cancer-and-thriving/ to read more about Mary Sue's story.

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Dr. McDonald talks about some common symptoms of ovarian cancer and the demographic that it mostly affects. Matt McDonald, MD: Statistically speaking, the most common patients that acquire ovarian cancer are usually patients in advanced age, usually in their 60s or 70s. It is usually a disease that affects Caucasian women more frequently than other ethnic groups. Unfortunately though, what a lot of people don't know is ovarian cancer can affect really almost anyone and any age. The symptoms that women present with, with ovarian cancer are almost universally related to what we call mass effect, meaning that as the ovary enlarges, it pushes on other adjacent structures. Other structures that live in very close proximity to the ovary are the intestinal tract and urinary tract and so as an ovary enlarges, much like when women are pregnant, they will start having complaints related to those structures being compressed and what I mean by that is the bladder won't fill as much, meaning that there is a mass on the outside of the bladder pushing on the bladder and not allowing the

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Ovarian Cancer is called the "silent killer" because many women ignore the early symptoms. Cindy Weiss received the dreaded diagnosis twice.

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I was diagnosed with a stage four ovarian germ cell tumor on June 11, 2012. I went through surgery and four cycles of BEP chemotherapy and have been in remission as of September 2012. This is an overview of my story. It is basically an introduction to my blog: andthefightgoeson.tumblr.com This is my story. I am also trying to help others in similar situations.

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This video is for all women. It describes the early symptoms of Ovarian Cancer. Please share this with all women. It may help you understand the need for early detection. I would like you all to know that JoAnn Martin, my beautiful bride, and author of this video has left this life. She wanted to share this video to aide in early detection of Ovarian Cancer. Please share this video with all your women friends so they are aware of the symptoms of this devastating disease.

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Julie shares her symptoms before the ovarian cancer diagnosis. For more information on ovarian cancer visit http://www.empowher.com/condition/ovarian-cancer

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A touching and inspiring documentary interview with Angie...a woman going through a life journey with ovarian cancer.

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Colleen shares if she had warning signs or symptoms before her ovarian cancer diagnosis. For more information on ovarian cancer visit http://www.empowher.com/condition/ovarian-cancer

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