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How Is Ovarian Cancer Linked to Breast Cancer?

How Is Ovarian Cancer Linked to Breast Cancer?

Researchers have discovered a link between breast cancer and ovarian cancer. While looking over cancer statistics in women, a pattern will emerge – an apparent link between cancer in the breasts and cancer in the ovaries. Women who have developed …

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Surprising Signs of Ovarian Cancer

Surprising Signs of Ovarian Cancer

Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month is an opportunity to learn about the unexpected signs of ovarian cancer. The American Cancer Society estimates that approximately 1 in 71 women get invasive ovarian cancer, and 1 in 95 die from the disease. The …

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BRCA and Cancer Risk

BRCA and Cancer Risk

BRCA1 and BRCA2 are genes—called tumor suppressors—that keep cell growth under control in the body. When BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes mutate, a person may be at a higher risk for cancer, but not in all cases. Sometimes mutated BRCA1 and …

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