In fact, the CDC says Washington state has the highest numbers of ovarian cancer.
When it's detected early - 90% of women survive.
85% of women are diagnosed in advanced stages.
Doctors tell KEPR women should pay attention to warning signs.
"Every month you should be asking yourself - have I had bloating, pelvic pain, have I had digestive irregularity, urinary irregularity? Any problems with your menstrual cycles," said Dr. Kay Kerbyson.
The Marsha Rivkin Center in Seattle hopes to bring free screenings for low-income women to the Tri-Cities by next year.