-- Feeling the need to urinate urgently or often
Common risk factors of the disease include genetic predisposition, personal or family history of breast, ovarian or colon cancer, increasing age and undesired infertility. If a woman's risk factors fit any of these criteria, she should proactively inform her doctor.
About National Ovarian Cancer Coalition (NOCC)
Since its inception in 1995, the National Ovarian Cancer Coalition (NOCC) has been committed to raising awareness of ovarian cancer in communities across the country through education and support. As the first and only national ovarian cancer organization with a network of more than 80 Chapters throughout the United States, NOCC has established itself as the leading advocate for patients and families struggling with ovarian cancer. Committed volunteers work together to advance NOCC's mission through a toll-free Help Line, comprehensive web site, peer support, professional education, the promotion of research, publications and Break the Silence, a national education program to facilitate greater awareness and dialogue about ovarian cancer. For more information about the National Ovarian Cancer Coalition, visit http://www.ovarian.org or call 1-888-OVARIAN.
Visit http://www.pureology.com for information on ovarian cancer, including symptoms, what every woman should know about ovarian cancer, how you can help, and walk dates and locations.
|SOURCE National Ovarian Cancer Coalition|
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