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Researcher: Lindsey Torre, MSPH
Institution: American Cancer Society, Surveillance & Health Equity Science
ACS Research Program: Surveillance Research
The Challenge: Women whose ovarian cancer is diagnosed before it has spread have a 90% chance of living for at least another 5 years. But, about 4 of 5 women with ovarian cancer aren’t diagnosed until the cancer has already spread. That’s why one important research priority is aimed at improving the ability to find ovarian cancer early.
The Research: The American Cancer Society’s Surveillance & Health Equity Science produced a special report on ovarian cancer including these facts about ovarian cancer:
Why It Matters: These statistics about ovarian cancers provide policy makers, researchers, clinicians, cancer control advocates, patients, caregivers, and public health professionals with key data to know where improvements have been made and where more support is needed.