The topic questions were:
T1: Let’s start by talking generally about ovarian cancer - #ovca. What is it? What are the risks factors?
T2: Why is it important to raise awareness of ovarian cancer during September ( and year round) ? What are you doing to raise awareness?
T3A: Does every gyn cancer have a screening test? What about #ovca?
T3B: If you are an OC survivor did you experience symptoms? What were they?
T4A: There is some controversy about annual Pelvic exams. Let's discuss that a bit.
T4B: Do you think pelvic exams should continue to be used?
T5: Where can newly diagnosed women with ovarian cancer or other gyn cancer go for information and support?
You can find a transcript of the chat here. Resources shared can be found below.
Thank you WEGO Health for the invitation to share ovarian cancer information with your community of health activists.
Ovarian Cancer information
OC Risks/ Hereditary Cancer Risks NOCC
Colleen's Dream Foundation Fact Sheet OC
embedded in tweet https://twitter.com/Billy_Cundiff/status/390482133636354048/photo/1
Ovarian Cancer Studies
Articles - Pelvic Exams
Susan Gubar - Memoir of a Debulked Woman
OVCA Organization Twitter Accounts
Survivor Stories on Gyncsm Blog http://t.co/CsZEWadw68