What is HERS?
HERS: Navigating healthcare, linkage to services, resource development, support and mentoring to women diagnosed with ovarian cancer and their families impacted by this disease
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.
According to the American Cancer Society there were 21750 estimated new diagnosed cases of ovarian cancer Of those cases, 13940 will die from ovarian cancer.
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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