Did You Know?
Ovarian cancer ranks the fifth in cancer deaths among women accounting for more deaths than any other cancer of the reproductive system.
Ovarian cancer deaths among women in 2018: 22,240 and ovarian cancer deaths in 2019: 22,530.
According to the American Cancer Society there were 700 new estimated diagnosis of ovarian cancer and 420 deaths from this disease.
While the cause of ovarian cancer is unknown in most cases, this cancer has been associated with the inherited BRCA genes. Medical research has revealed a strong link between asbestos exposure and ovarian cancer (asbestos.com)
HERS was founded in Asheville North Carolina by Yvette Jives.
HERS or Health Education Resources creates awareness and visibility around Ovarian cancer while helping women navigate through the complexities of the health care system and social barriers.
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