PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - A local woman who survived ovarian cancer is helping others beat the difficult disease.
Melanie Finley is hosting high tea at the Union League on May 7th. It’s a fundraiser for the Melanie Finley ovarian cancer foundation.
“I started the foundation because I was diagnosed with ovarian cancer at the age of 27. Thankfully, I’m now in remission.”
She’s on a mission to help women get through this disease.
“The money goes to women who are being treated for ovarian cancer.”
Finley says ovarian cancer doesn’t discriminate; it afflicts women of all ages from various backgrounds.
“We receive applications from women on a daily basis who need help with their financial bills.”
May 7th high tea is a prepaid of event. For tickets or more information, visit www.mfocf.org
Reported by Hadas Kuznits, KYW Newsradio