Tag: #RareAware

Small Cell Hypercalcemic Ovarian Cancer | Brooke’s #RareAware Story

Brooke lives in Beloit, WI, and has small cell ovarian cancer, hypercalcemic type. What has been your frustration in having a rare form of ovarian cancer? All of the unknowns in my type of cancer…

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Germ Cell Ovarian Cancer | Tracy’s #RareAware Story

Tracy lives in Alexandria, Virginia, and was diagnosed with stage IV germ cell ovarian cancer at age 27…

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Low Grade Serous Ovarian Cancer | Ingrid’s #RareAware Story

Ingrid lives in Denver, Colorado, and was diagnosed with low grade serous ovarian cancer in 2019. What has been your frustration in having a rare form of ovarian cancer? I was diagnosed in January of 2019 with low grade serous ovarian cancer…

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Retiform Sertoli-Leydig Cell Ovarian Cancer | Janice’s #RareAware Story

Janice lives in NW Pennsylvania, and was diagnosed in 1997, at age 34, with stage II retiform sertoli-leydig cell ovarian cancer with mucinous heterologous elements…

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Granulosa Cell Tumor | Sally’s #RareAware Story

Sally lives in Mechanicsville, VA, and was diagnosed with a granulosa cell tumor…

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Small Cell Carcinoma of the Ovary, Hypercalcemic Type | Anne’s #RareAware Story

Anne lives in Morton, PA, and was diagnosed with small cell carcinoma of the ovary, hypercalcemic type…

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Granulosa Cell Tumor | Karien’s #RareAware Story

Karien lives in Kingaroy, Queensland, Australia and was diagnosed with a granulosa cell tumor. What has been your frustration in having a rare form of ovarian cancer? No doctors or surgeons knowing of my diagnosis, no research into it…

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Granulosa Cell Tumor | Christine’s #RareAware Story

Christine lives in Atlanta, GA, and was diagnosed with a granulosa cell tumor…

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Adult Granulosa Cell Tumor | Fortuna’s #RareAware Story

Fortuna lives in Naples, Italy, and has adult granulosa cell cancer…

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Be #RareAware for Rare Ovarian Cancers

Many people are surprised to learn that ovarian cancer is not one disease, but several distinct types and subtypes. Each type differs in who it typically affects, how it spreads, how it’s treated, and its prognosis…

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Endometrial Carcinoma (MMMT) | Gael’s #RareAware Story

Gael Ross lives in Durham, North Carolina, and has endometrial carcinoma, also known as MMMT. What has been your frustration in having a rare form of ovarian cancer? There is no standard of treatment as far as I can figure out…

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Squamous Cell Carcinoma | Pamela’s #RareAware Story

Pamela Connor lives in Liverpool, New York, and has a squamous cell carcinoma arising in a mature cystic teratoma…

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