A few facts about ovarian cancer:
*Ovarian cancer is often referred to as the "silent killer," as the symptoms can easily be missed or mistaken for other ailments.
*There is no reliable screening method for detecting ovarian cancer, nor is there any real test designed to catch it before it spreads.
*The median age for women diagnosed with ovarian cancer is 60.
*Ovarian cancer is the 9th most common cancer, accounting for about 3% of cancers among women.
*Ovarian cancer is the 5th leading cause of cancer death among women in the United States.
*About 21,880 new cases of ovarian cancer will be diagnosed this year in the U.S., and about 13,850 women will die from the disease.
I will not live in fear. I will not let cancer define me or steal my identity. I will continue to fight. I have teal toes!