How to help women with ovarian cancer advocate for their health
Annette Leal Mattern, President and Co-Founder of the Ovarian Cancer Alliance of Arizona, offers advice and shares how she advocates for the health of women with ovarian cancer.
Annette Leal Mattern Ovarian Cancer Advocate Annette has lived with ovarian cancer for over 23 years, with many recurrences and treatments. In 2008, she was diagnosed with breast cancer. Wishing to give her life greater purpose, she left a corporate career to devote her energy to helping women cope with cancer. Annette serves as President of the board of directors of Ovarian Cancer National Alliance, representing the voice of 170,000 survivors of the disease. In 2008, she co-founded Ovarian Cancer Alliance of Arizona, and serves as its pre