If you have a loved one who is unable to work because of a medical condition, he or she may qualify for disability benefits from the Social Security Administration (SSA). The SSA oversees two different disability programs, Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI). If specific medical criteria are met and if the condition will last at least 12 months or is expected to result in the claimant’s death, then he or she should be approved.
Ovarian cancer is the most common gynecologic cancer in the United States causing more deaths than any other female reproductive system form of cancer, according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). This year, about 22,530 women will be diagnosed with ovarian cancer and about 13,980 women will succumb to the disease.