It didn't take long for the essay to go viral online.
'If you're looking for a dreamy, let's-go-for-it travel companion, Jason is your man,' Rosenthal pitched.
Ovarian tumors can be benign (noncancerous) or malignant (cancerous).
Although abnormal, cells of benign tumors do not metastasize (spread to other parts of the body).
He also has an affinity for tiny things: Taster spoons, little jars, a mini-sculpture of a couple sitting on a bench, which he presented to me as a reminder of how our family began.Amy Krouse Rosenthal has died of ovarian cancer ten days after penning a touching essay about her husband.The Chicago children's book author, 51, wrote the moving 'dating ad' essay about Jason Brian Rosenthal for the New York Times while on her death bed. In her essay, mother-of-three Rosenthal described her illness and her nearly three decades-long marriage."If he sounds like a prince and our relationship seems like a fairy tale, it's not too far off, except for all of the regular stuff that comes from two and a half decades of playing house together. Blech." Her prose was upbeat and lyrical, including her tribute to Jason.He deserved love after she was gone and she hoped "that the right person reads this, finds Jason, and another love story begins," she wrote.Ovarian cancer is a growth of abnormal malignant cells that begins in the ovaries.Cancer that spreads to the ovaries but originates at another site is not considered ovarian cancer.It is only the eleventh most common cancer among women, but ovarian cancer is the fifth leading cause of cancer-related death among women, and it is the deadliest of gynecologic cancers.Mortality rates are slightly higher for Caucasian women than for minority women. For every young woman who even hears the phrase, a certain image usually comes to mind. There were so many tests and procedures (including four major surgeries — a lumpectomy, bilateral mastectomy, and reconstructive surgery on both breasts) for me to go through and for the doctors to explain, I can hardly keep the events straight now.Maybe it reminds you of your mom or your aunt or your grandma who bravely battled this disease. You probably don’t picture a 29-and-a-half-year-old, green smoothie-making, vegetarian-eating, marathon-running, healthy young woman. But the memory of my doctor saying to me, "By the way, we should talk about when you want to have your ovaries removed as well" is the one thing I remember the way I remember where I was on 9/11.