Patients Rising Podcast

Ovarian Cancer: What Women Need Congress to Do

Episode Notes

What can Congress do to aid in the fight against ovarian cancer? If reauthorized, Johanna’s Law would increase funding for ovarian cancer education and awareness programs. 

Ovarian Cancer Research Alliance’s VP of Policy, Chad Ramsey, explains how federal funding can reduce health disparities and improve outcomes. Plus, hear from ovarian cancer survivor Randalynn Vasel on her cancer journey. And Runsi Sen, founder of Ovarcome, shares the signs and symptoms of ovarian cancer that all women should know. 

Hosts: 

Terry Wilcox, Executive Director, Patients Rising

Dr. Robert Goldberg, “Dr. Bob,” Co-Founder and Vice President of the Center for Medicine in the Public Interest

Kate Pecora, Field Correspondent, Patients Rising

Guests:

Chad Ramsey, VP of Policy, Ovarian Cancer Research Alliance

Randalynn Vasel, Co-Producer, Sips with Survivors

Runsi Sen, Founder, Ovarcome

Links:

Key Statistics for Ovarian Cancer

Support Johanna’s Law

Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month Toolkit

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