Ovarian Cancer: What You Need to Know

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  • The Four Stages of Ovarian Cancer
  • Symptoms and Signs on Ovarian Cancer
  • Black Women and Ovarian Cancer
  • How Common Is It?
  • What Are The Screening Options?
  • Ovarian Cancer Treatment
  • Does an Ovarian Cyst Mean Cancer?
  • September Is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month
  • What is Ovarian Cancer?
  • How Does It Form?

Black Women and Ovarian Cancer

While white women are more likely to develop this type of cancer, Black women with ovarian cancer are more likely to die from the disease. To date, only 300 of us have been in studies about the cancer over the years, writes The Grio. Thankfully, a future 2015 study would look at how the disease impacts us. 

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