Ovarian Cancer Facts
·Ovarian Cancer is the 5th leading cause of death in women/girls over all.
·Diagnosis of Ovarian Cancer in women/girls UNDER age 29 has increased by 39% since 2004.
·Detecting Ovarian Cancer is NOT possible through Pap Smears.
·89% of all diagnosis of Ovarian Cancer is diagnosed in the late/advanced stages.
·Ovarian Cancer does not have a true test to detect it. However, a blood test measuring proteins in the blood called CA-125, which is found when tumors in the body are present, can be instrumental in detecting Ovarian tumors.