As we highlighted last week, September is Gynecological Cancer Awareness Month. After exploring the landscape of challenges and opportunities in gynecological cancer treatment, this week we’re zeroing in on Ovarian Cancer. Specifically, we’ll introduce you to the startups making waves in diagnostics and care for this often-fatal condition.
A Quick Recap: What is Ovarian Cancer?
Ovarian cancer originates in the ovaries, the female reproductive glands responsible for producing eggs and hormones like estrogen and progesterone. This type of cancer often remains undetected until it has spread, making it difficult to treat successfully. Early-stage ovarian cancer, confined to the ovary, has a better prognosis.
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