Tag Archives: ovarian cancer

Surviving Well: Renée, Ovarian Cancer

In the summer of 2012, Renée was experiencing bladder issues that she and her primary care physician thought might just be a urinary tract infection. As the discomfort increased, she knew something wasn’t right. Because Renée has worked for nearly … Continue reading

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Surviving Well: Sharon, Ovarian Cancer

For Sharon Miles, family is very important. Her daughters and grandchildren all live in the area and she spends a lot of time with them. When Sharon learned that she had ovarian cancer, she leaned on her family for support. … Continue reading

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Surviving Well: Betty, Fallopian Tube Cancer

At 82 years old, Betty Tomich didn’t let cancer slow her down. Instead, three years after her diagnosis and treatment, she is enjoying life and traveling around the country to visit her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.  Betty was in the … Continue reading

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Surviving Well: Devora, Ovarian Cancer

Devora fell in love with Colorado the first time visited and went mountain biking.  “I considered myself a pretty athletic person,” she said. “Then I came out here and the first mountain biking trail I went on whipped me pretty … Continue reading

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Ovarian Cancer: Genetics, Diagnosis and Treatment

Ovarian cancer is sometimes known as the silent killer. Because the symptoms can be vague, less than 20% of women are diagnosed early. Ovarian cancer is an abnormality on the cells on the surface of the ovary. There are several … Continue reading

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Surviving Well: Kathy, Ovarian Cancer Survivor

Kathy McGovern, a Denver native and music teacher, had a history with ovarian cancer even before she was diagnosed. It was the disease that killed her mother in 1985.  “With the history of ovarian cancer in my family, I have … Continue reading

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