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COM 437

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samuel cornwall

on 27 April 2010

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Transcript of COM 437

Once physiological needs are met, one's attention turns to safety and security in order to be free from threat of physical and emotional harm. according to maslow's hierarchy, if a person feels that he or she is in harm's way, higher needs will not receive much attention. safety & security needs Maslow's hierarchy of needs Ovarian Cancer the forgotten one. Sam Cornwall There is currently no early detection test for ovarian cancer. Pap tests do not detect ovarian cancer. Until there is a test, the key to early diagnosis is awareness. And the key to awareness is knowing the subtle symptoms of ovarian cancer and urging women to take early action and live Why do I have an interest in the topic? More than 20,000 women in the United States are diagnosed with ovarian cancer each year, and approximately 15,000 women die annually from the disease. Because each woman diagnosed with ovarian cancer has a different profile, it is impossible to give a general prognosis. If diagnosed and treated early, when the cancer is confined to the ovary, the 5-year survival rate is over 90%...9 out of 10 women are cured. Unfortunately, due to ovarian cancer's non-specific symptoms only 19% of all cases are found at this early stage. If caught in stage III or higher, the survival rate can be as low as 30.6%. That is why it is imperative that the early signs and symptoms of the disease are recognized, not only by women, but also by their families and the medical community. overall effectiveness?

connections made?

publicized or ignored by media?


KNOW YOUR BODY.
KNOW THE SYMPTOMS.
SPREAD THE WORD.

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