ELF Newsletter: September 2017

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This month we took a detour from our typical legal newsletter to raise awareness around an initiative important to the firm – Ovarian Cancer.

“To My Friends, Colleagues, and Clients,

I generally do not share a lot of my personal experiences on social media, but in preparing the firm’s monthly newsletter I discovered that September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. Until recently, I did not know that Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month would mean so much to me until I recently learned that my mother’s older sister had been diagnosed with Ovarian Cancer. The news was devastating to my family. What made it even more overwhelming was that she was my second aunt to be diagnosed with Ovarian Cancer within the past two years. As a result of my personal experience, I choose to take a detour from our typical legal newsletter and “Break The Silence on Ovarian Cancer.”

I would encourage each and every woman to talk to your family members and determine whether a woman in your family has been diagnosed with ovarian cancer. You should also speak with your physicians to determine whether you or a family member should be screened for ovarian cancer.

Here are a few facts I learned from joining ovarian.org…”

Read the more in our September Newsletter, featuring Embry Insights here.

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