Ovarian cancer may get less attention than breast cancer, but it still poses a major health risk for women. Only about 15 percent of women are diagnosed in the early stages, making it more difficult to treat and survive.
Ovarian cancer spokesperson Andrea Herzberg shares what it's like to be a 22-year survivor of late-stage ovarian cancer and how she stays healthy—despite having a BRCA gene mutation, which increases her cancer risk.
Signs of ovarian cancer can also mirror other less-serious illnesses, so Herzberg explains 3 ways women can know if their abdominal symptoms are normal or something worth seeing the doctor for.
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