Ovarian Cancer Symptom Awareness Organization (USA) Endorses One Health Concept

“The Ovarian Cancer Symptom Awareness Organization (OCSA) applauds and endorses the collaborative and synergistic efforts of the One Health Initiative.   Our organizations share the mutual goals of advancing education, public awareness, and health for women in partnership with both the human and veterinary medical communities.”  

Each year, over 20,000 women in the U.S. are diagnosed with ovarian cancer and approximately 14,000 women die from the disease. There is an urgent need to share the silent symptoms so early detection and treatment are achieved, and lives are saved. 

Provided March 3, 2015 to the One Health Initiative website by:

Julian Schink, MD

OCSA Board of Director’s member

Chief of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women's Health

Spectrum Health Medical Group

648 Monroe Ave., NW; Suite 115 | MC 999

Grand Rapids, MI  49505


Vallie M. Szymanski

Executive Director & Co-Founder


3225 W. Main Street

St. Charles, IL 60175

M: 630-335-5225

Note:  The One Health Initiative Autonomous pro bono Team: Laura H. Kahn, MD, MPH, MPP ▪ Bruce Kaplan, DVM ▪ Thomas P. Monath, MD ▪ Jack Woodall, PhD ▪ Lisa A. Conti, DVM, MPH strongly supports the goals of the OCSA and their One Health approach using interdisciplinary collaborative efforts to help save human lives from ovarian cancer.