Ovarian cancer, a dangerous type of cancer that begins in the ovaries, is often difficult to detect early. Symptoms of the disease are generally mild until the cancer is in an advanced stage. Because of this, awareness of the condition's intricacies is crucial in the fight against ovarian cancer.
This September, Giddy is observing Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month with an in-depth five-part series. We’ll take you through the risk factors, prevention, symptoms, testing and treatment—as well as exploring what life looks like after cancer.