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Ovarian Cancer: Understanding the Silent Killer

Treatments and new hope in detection? We talk ovarian cancer with Dr. Tamar Perri, director of the Hadassah Gynecologic Oncology Department and her former patient, Dr. Rivka Brooks

One in 78 women will get ovarian cancer and, for Jewish women, that number is double due to the prevalence of the BRCA gene. “Even if you don’t have any family history, just being an Ashkenazi Jewish woman will mean that you might have it,” said Dr. Perri who also discusses new opportunities to offer patients, in this episode.

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Hadassah On Call: New Frontiers in Medicine takes you behind the headlines with Hadassah Medical Organization doctors and specialists, patients and nurses. Listen and be amazed. Brought to you by Hadassah, The Women’s Zionist Organization of America.

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