The CanSurvive GYN Cancer Support Group will have a GYN Cancer Awareness table at the UAB North Pavilion elevators 8 a.m.- 4 p.m. Sept. 6 to provide information and educational materials. For more information, visit www.cansurvivesupportgroup.org.
Alabama also offers a â€śDrive Out Ovarian Cancerâ€ť car tag to raise money for research that can be purchased at any local Department of Motor Vehicles. The $50 car tag is tax-deductible, courtesy of the Norma Livingston Ovarian Cancer Foundation. For more information, visit nlovca.org/car-tag.
Each year more than 21,000 women are diagnosed with ovarian cancer, and about 15,000 women die from the disease.