Maggie Heim New Guest Blog Post on asbestos and ovarian cancer. Researchers have concluded, based on 11 studies, that asbestos exposure does increase a woman’s risk of developing ovarian cancer. Women with a known history of asbestos exposure might undergo ovarian cancer screenings to watch for early signs of ddeveloping cancer. Like
Annette Mattern Carey Fitzmaurice was a friend and fellow warrior. I'm very saddened to share the news of her passing. If you've ever heard of Teal Toes, a national campaign to spread awareness by painting toes teal, you have Carey to thank. It was her brainchild and saving other women was her passion. Bravo, Carey, for showing us the way to fight with class. Rest in peace, my friend.Annette Mattern shared N.E.D.'s post to the group: Ovarian Cancer Alliance of Arizona.Like
Maggie Heim Typically I don't usually write about my own issues of having ovarian cancer. I have been blessed not to have had much discomfort in the past 5 1/2 years, other than during initial surgery and frontline treatment. However that is all changed in the past few months and some people have encouraged me to share my experiences with this particular collateral damage of ovarian cancer - the bowel obstruction.