The 8th Annual Be Ovary Aware 5K Run 3K Walk

CCGYNONC at the 8th Annual Be Ovary Aware 5K Run 3K Walk

The Colorado Center for Gynecologic Oncology was proud to be a sponsor for the 8th annual event, that raised awareness and funds for research of Ovarian Cancer via benefiting the Sue DiNapoli Ovarian Cancer Society. The Be Ovary Aware Run and Walk took place in America the Beautiful Park in Downtown Colorado Springs. All participants had…

National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month 2016

National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month 2016

Causing more deaths than any other female reproductive system cancers, ovarian cancer affects women of all ages and backgrounds. But the incidence of ovarian cancer, and its death rate, have fallen in recent years. Today, cancer research is on the cusp of major breakthroughs, and it is of critical national importance that we accelerate this…

How to Know You Are Suffering Ovarian Cancer

Ovarian Cancer has few symptoms in the early stages of the disease. Read more below to understand more about Ovarian Cancer.  Ovarian cancer is poorly understood – and resources must be devoted to understanding its origins, experts have said. The disease has long been known as a ‘silent killer’, claiming the lives of more than 14,000…

Frequently Overlooked Signs of Ovarian Cancer

Frequently Overlooked Signs of Ovarian Cancer

Symptoms of Ovarian Cancer are overlooked more than you realize, as they can be mistaken for signs of PMS or Menopause. The percentage of women in the U.S who are diagnosed with ovarian cancer has increased over the years. An estimated 22,280 women in the United States will be diagnosed with ovarian cancer this year…

Pap Tests to Screen For Cervical Cancer

Cervical Cancer is the leading cause of cancer–related deaths related in women in the United States. Pap tests are used to check for cervical cancer, as well as other related gynecologic ailments. Due note, however, that in spite of their benefits, pap tests are not the most effective way to diagnose cervical cancer. Read more…