- 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
MONTOUR FALLS – Join the Schuyler Hospital Auxiliary for a unique and fun fundraiser featuring the acclaimed “Boobie Sisters,” on Saturday, May 21, 2016, noon at the Montour Moose Lodge.
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.