ovarian cancer

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Dealing with the worst prognosis
Two new studies this week have upended some basic assumptions about ovarian cancer, questioning both the survival rate of this dangerous disease and the best type of chemotherapy to improve those survival odds.
Sometimes all it takes is one celebrity's simple, powerful story to help women realize the health options they have.
Movie star Angelina Jolie, told she was at high risk for breast cancer, underwent a preventive double mastectomy, but a prominent cancer geneticist tells AARP the actress should also consider removing her ovaries to reduce her risk of deadly ovarian cancer.
It seems as if the annual health to-do list for women over 50 is getting shorter and shorter.
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