Awareness Knows No Bounds

Awareness or lack thereof does not discriminate against gender, age, profession, etc. Connie Rutledge, who was diagnosed with stage IIIC ovarian cancer in January of 2007, started the organization. “Although Connie was a… Continue reading

Shouldn’t Detection Rates Dictate Public Education?

According to, breast cancer is far more common than ovarian cancer,  yet the stage at which breast cancer is detected is far earlier. 61% of ovarian cancer patients are not diagnosed until the cancer has… Continue reading

“Oh, no – it’s ‘Pinktober’ once again”

Unfortunately, I cannot view the article in its entirety, but this opinion piece from (posted today), but what I could view truly captures the sentiments here at takebackteal: Did you know October… Continue reading


Originally posted on Social Media Outreach:
“The Silent Killer” Sound scary? It should. Ovarian cancer, known among medical personnel as the “silent killer” is the most fatal type of female reproductive cancer. Approximately…

Sex appeal and Ovarian Cancer

Face it, ovaries aren’t sexy. I can’t think of one instance in which someone wanted to augment their ovaries. Articles like this one posted yesterday on are infuriating: Kim Reynolds of Valrico told… Continue reading

A great explanation on the importance of equal awareness

Please take a look at nerdyjen’s tumblr post  on the need for more funding, awareness, and equal treatment. She does a great job explaining why you should do your research before supporting a popular, in-your-face cause.… Continue reading

Take Back Teal

My mission is simple: To promote fair funding and equal awareness for Ovarian Cancer. We are overwhelmed with TV commercials, billboard ads, Facebook posts, NFL uniforms, and 5-hour energy drinks (yes, that’s true)… Continue reading

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