This year’s #WorldCancerDay theme continues to be “Close the Care Gap,” which highlights inequalities in cancer care around the globe. To learn more about this theme and what you can do to help. Visit https://www.worldcancerday.org/close-care-gap.
TW is honored to recognize this pioneering physician. Like Dr. Wright, who worked to overcome both gender & racial bias in the medical field, TW seeks to decrease disparities in gynecologic cancer. Check out our webisode on the topic at https://bit.ly/3DqGOVU. #BlackHistoryMonth
#OvarianCancer symptoms such as pelvic pain can often be dismissed or attributed to other illnesses. The difference is that ovarian cancer symptoms are PERSISTENT. If you experience these symptoms for at least two weeks, please talk your doctor.
A family cancer diagnosis led Trudy Orthey to test for the BRCA2 gene variant. A prophylactic double mastectomy and oophorectomy @PennMed revealed she had early-stage #OvarianCancer. @basserbrca Read more at
In our EmpowHER Series webisode “Ovarian Cancer: Facts & Figures” Dr. Bhavana Pothuri of @NYULangone discusses the challenges in identifying #OvarianCancer and the many benefits to working with a gynecologic oncologist.
Watch or listen at https://tinaswish.org/empowher/
We hear this story time & time again, patients whose #OvarianCancer is misdiagnosed for far too long. Share this article to help spread awareness. Symptoms include pelvic pain, bloating, feeling full quickly, frequent need to urinate &/or upset stomach.