Ovarian and Fallopian Cancers Risk Factors
The following have been suggested as risk factors for ovarian, fallopian tube and pertioneal cancer:
Early menarche—starting monthly periods early (before the age of 12)
Late menopause (after the age of 52)
Age-over the age of 55
Hormone replacement therapy: Some studies have suggested that women who use hormone replacement therapy after menopause may have a slightly increased risk of ovarian cancer.
September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness month and on Tuesdays we wear teal for Tay! Yes, it's a thing!! We will be sharing information, resources, and symptoms and warning signs all month here on our website and also on our Strong As Steele Facebook page.
Did you know??
Ovarian cancer accounts for about 3% of cancers among women, but it causes more deaths than any other cancer of the female reproductive system.
There is no test available for early detection of ovarian cancer.
Please join us in Old Town Galt on Sept 5th for food truck mania! 6-8 pm. We will also be hosting a trap shoot on Sept. 19th at the Wilton Gun Club. You can email for info or check out our FB page for more info. If you have not "liked" our FB page, please do! You will fine the latest updates posted there.
Turkey Trot for Teal will begin at 8:30 tomorrow morning in downtown Herald! We look forward to our 4th annual Turkey Trot for Teal being another great race! We are so thankful for all of you that have made our event your new family tradition!! We will be taking on-site registrations from 7:30 to 8:15. The registration fee tomorrow morning is $30. We cannot guarantee race t-shirts for those that have not pre-registered so please get there early.
It is that time again!! Time to come out for a fun 5K run, jog, walk on Thanksgiving morning! You can register at Active.com or you can print out the registration form from our website and mail it in. Start out your Thanksgiving morning with a beautiful run/walk in the country!! It might just end up being a new family tradition for you!!