Midday Fix: Olympic gymnast and ovarian cancer survivor Shannon Miller

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Shannon Miller


Signs and Symptoms of a Pelvic Mass:

  • persistent bloating
  • fatigue
  • pelvic pain
  • weight loss
  • frequent urination

Ovarian Cancer Facts:

  • 22,000 women are diagnosed each year
  • 14,000 women lose their life each year
  • Women's cancer with the highest mortality rates
  • A gynecologic oncologist operating in the first surgery improves survival up to 30-40%
  • 66% of women with Ovarian Cancer do not have a gynecologic oncologist operating in the very first pelvic mass surgery

Source: American Cancer Society

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