For women with ovarian cancer, early communication is key

At first thought, it would appear that Cherie, age 50 from Chicago, Illinois, and Leanne, age 62 from White Plains, New York, don’t have much in common. Cherie enjoys exploring the outdoors and traveling with her husband, while Leanne, a financial advisor, enjoys making jewelry, cooking and gardening at home. However, there is a ribbon that binds them — and it’s a teal one. The color teal represents ovarian cancer awareness. Ovarian cancer affects a diverse group of women, and by sharing their stories, such as Cherie’s and Leanne’s, we…