NY Daily News - "The Difficulty of Detecting Ovarian Cancer Increases Its Danger"
In 2012, an estimated 22,380 new cases of ovarian cancer will be diagnosed in the U.S., and 15,500 women will die from it.
"Ovarian cancer is an abnormal growth of cells that originate in ovarian tissue, but can spread from there," says Dr. Nimesh Nagarsheth from The Mount Sinai Medical Center. "Because ovarian cancer is often diagnosed only once it has progressed to stage 3 or 4, it accounts for more deaths than all other gynecologic cancers combined." Learn More