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Can I Lower My Risk for Ovarian Cancer?

Fortunately, the rate of diagnosis for ovarian cancer has fallen (albeit slowly) for the past two decades. This is excellent news, and progress should be acknowledged, but for the more than 22,400 women who will receive an ovarian cancer diagnosis in 2017, there is certainly still room for improvement. Even more, 14,000 of those women

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Are You at Risk for Ovarian Cancer?

As September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, PGOMG wants to help educate mothers, daughters and grandmothers who visit our practice regarding common risk factors associated with ovarian cancer. Ovarian cancer is a particularly deceptive form of cancer – it can go undetected until it spreads to other areas of the body, such as the abdomen.

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Should I Be Tested for the Breast and Ovarian Cancer Genes?

At PGOMG, we offer genetic testing for the BRCA1 and BRCA 2 genes. Genetic testing for the breast and ovarian cancer genes has been in the headlines as of late, with celebrities such as Angelina Jolie speaking out about genetic testing and her decision to seek preventive surgeries in order to reduce her cancer risk.

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September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

As September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, PGOMG has decided to boost our dedication toward educating patients on how making healthy choices to help prevent ovarian and other cancers. First, we recommend that you check out our blog post Ovarian Cancer: What You Need to Know Today for a full overview of ovarian cancer facts

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Ovarian Cancer: What You Need To Know Today

Talking about the factual logistics of cancer doesn’t have to be scary or intimidating. At PGOMG, we are committed to providing our patients with the resources and support they need for any health concern they may have, and this includes serious, tough subjects like cancer. We aim to educate and arm our patients with information,

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