Its symptoms are often disguised as something else, but when women find out it’s there, it’s already done its damage.
Some call ovarian cancer the silent killer.
Crestwood resident Helena Schildknecht didn’t know the symptoms, but she did know her body. In March 2003, she knew something was wrong, but couldn’t put her finger on it.
During a doctor’s appointment, she learned she’s lost 13 pounds without trying. Her doctor told her she looked thin but if there were any problems she should come back.