Kathy Bates Battle with Ovarian Cancer

Academy Award winner Kathy Bates comes forward to talk about her battle with Ovarian Cancer that was diagnosed in 2003. Many symptoms of ovarian cancer can be masked by what we as call “normal” Kathy stresses that you need to really pay attention to what your body is saying… For more information about Ovarian Cancer go to: http://www.ovariancancer.org/ Share it Hide Sites

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What Causes Ovarian Cancer?

There are many theories about the causes of ovarian cancer. Some of them came from looking at the things that change the risk of ovarian cancer. For example, pregnancy and taking birth control pills both lower the risk of ovarian cancer. Since both of these things reduce the number of times the ovary releases an egg, some researchers think that there may be a link between the release of eggs and the risk of getting ovarian cancer. Also, we know that women who have had their tubes tied or who…

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