What Every Woman Should Know…
Ovarian cancer is a serious and under-recognized threat to women’s health.
Ovarian cancer kills more women than all the other gynecologic cancers combined.
Ovarian cancer is the fifth leading cause of cancer death among women in the United States.
Ovarian cancer occurs in 1 in 57 women, up from 1 in 70 several years ago.
14,500 women will die this year alone. More than 25,500 will be diagnosed.
Ovarian cancer is very treatable when caught early; the vast majority of cases are not diagnosed until too late.
When ovarian cancer is caught before it has spread outside the ovaries, 90+% will survive 5 years.
Only 24% of ovarian cancer is caught early.
When diagnosed after the disease has spread the chance of five-year survival drops to less than 25%.