Doc Talk: How to lower your risk of ovarian cancer


All types of cancer are scary, but ovarian cancer is often difficult to diagnose in its early stages. So if early detection is more challenging, that leaves us wondering if there is anything we as women can do to LOWER our risk of developing this life-threatening disease.

Click the video “play” button below to see Dr. Nicole Scally of Mercy talk about what two things women can do to decrease our risk of ovarian cancer.

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Scally, call the Mercy Family Clinic at 479-338-5555. It’s located on Rife Medical Lane in Rogers, just off Interstate 540.

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