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September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

Ovarian Cancer:

  • One of the most difficult cancers to detect.
  • By the time symptoms appear, ovarian cancer is often in an advanced stage and most patients usually do not live long after diagnosis.
  • Fifth leading cause of cancer death in women 
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Interview with an Oncology Nurse Navigator

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Shining a Light – On Elizabeth Personius

It was November 2014 and Elizabeth Personius, 58, had just received the shock of her life: a diagnosis of lung cancer. On the verge of surgery and the journey of care that would treat her illness, Elizabeth and her husband, Ed, attended “Shine a Light on Lung Cancer,”  a new education and support program offered at the Cayuga Cancer Center. Now a year later, with a clean MRI of her lungs and no sign of cancer, Elizabeth was the guest speaker at the annual shine-a-light event. This is her story.

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