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Ovarian Cancer

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Twenty two years ago today, Gilda Radner's life was cut short by ovarian cancer.

Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

With the flowering of autumn Jewish holidays consuming our attention, it’s unlikely that many of us have tuned into September as  National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. I wasn’t aware of it either until I listened to NPR yesterday for the first time in several days. Ovarian cancer—often called the “silent killer”—seems to garner less attention than breast cancer whose awareness month is assigned to October, awash with pink ribbons, walks, fundraisers, and other benefits.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Ovarian Cancer." (Viewed on November 27, 2015) <>.


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