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Comedian Keeps Her Sense of Humor When Facing Ovarian Cancer

Posted on the 20 April 2017 by Loup Dargent @loup_dargent

Jen Coken's second edition of When I Die Take My Panties is timed to World Ovarian Cancer Day, May 8

  • How to find humor in the darkest topics.
  • New research shows that ovarian cancer starts in the fallopian tubes, giving hope to young women who get diagnosed and want to start a family later in life.
  • How to B.E.A.T ovarian cancer by learning its symptoms: persistent bloating, feeling full while eating less, abdominal or back pain and trouble with bowels and bladder.
  • How to get your doctor to listen.
  • Why every woman is at risk and Jewish women are ten times more likely to be diagnosed with it.

"Coken's debut memoir provides a close-up and, at times, funny view of dealing with the illness and death of her mother while her own life continued on. The relatable content and all-too-familiar story line make this an easy book to engage with....and Coken's honesty is genuine."- Publisher's Weekly

Comedian Keeps Sense Humor When Facing Ovarian Cancer

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