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Ovarian Cancer Awareness

August 22, 2019

Host: Dr. Jennifer Hunter, Assistant Director for Family and Consumer Sciences Extension, University of Kentucky 

Guest: Amber Silberman, DNP, APRN, NP-C, Division of Gynecologic Oncology, UK Markey Cancer Center

Special Edition Series - Cancer Conversations episode 8

Ovarian Cancer is often diagnosed in late stages because its symptoms are similar to many other conditions women experience.  On this edition of Cancer Conversations on Talking FACS, Amber Silberman, from the University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center, shares with Dr. Jennifer Hunter some warning signs and conditions that a woman might recognize that could indicate an ovarian cancer.  Additionally, she recommends preventative measures that women can take to help catch this disease in earlier stages leading to improved survival rates.

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