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Virginia mom fights, brings awareness to ovarian cancer

Ovarian cancer is not as common as breast cancer, but it is far more lethal.

Thursday - 09/04/2014, 01:44pm EDT

Tags: Paula Wolfson, Dr. Larry Maxwell, Globeathon to End Women

Dead woman's wish granted to husband, family (Video)

A woman dying of ovarian cancer planned and left a gift for her loving husband and children that they received two years after she died.

Monday - 12/23/2013, 12:41pm EST

Tags: Brenda Schmitz, David Schmitz, Star 102.5,

Retooling Pap test to spot more kinds of cancer

For years, doctors have lamented that there's no Pap test for deadly ovarian cancer. Wednesday, scientists reported encouraging signs that one day, there might be.

Wednesday - 01/09/2013, 07:00pm EST

Tags: cancer research, pap test,

Virginia to mark national Ovarian Cancer Month

The Executive Mansion on Virginia Capitol Square is turning teal to support Ovarian Cancer Month.

Monday - 09/10/2012, 03:41am EDT

Tags: Bob McDonnell

Cancer survivor runs for awareness

The 42-year-old Lorton mom is one of the lucky ones. She beat ovarian cancer -- a disease often called "the silent killer."

Friday - 05/11/2012, 05:07am EDT

Tags: Paula Wolfson, The National Ovarian Cancer Coalition