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The Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome Association (PCOSA), a non-profit organization dedicated to the syndrome for which it is named, today announced they will host the PCOSA Online Auction for Aid, Awareness & Advancement.
Portland, Oregon – November 13, 2002 – The Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome Association (PCOSA), a non-profit organization dedicated to the syndrome for which it is named, today announced they will host the PCOSA Online Auction for Aid, Awareness & Advancement.
Conducted through eBay, from November 23-30, 2002, the auction will feature over 200 items, everything from rare autographed items such as a Mary Tyler Moore autographed script, tickets to events such as MTV’s Total Request Live (TRL), children’s toys and clothes, gift baskets, certificates for medical consultations and services and more. All proceeds will go to support PCOSA’s mission of increasing awareness, research and education and support for the 15 million women worldwide that have PCOS, the leading cause of infertility in women.
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome is a complex hormonal disorder named for the numerous cysts, which form in a woman’s ovary when the hormonal imbalance interrupts ovulation. PCOS symptoms include abnormal menstrual cycles, excessive body and/or facial hair growth, weight gain, baldness or thinning hair and adult acne. Related to diabetes and the bodies inability to respond to insulin properly, there is no specific drug treatment for PCOS. If left untreated, it can lead to life-threatening illnesses such as diabetes, heart disease, stroke and uterine and endometrial cancers.
For more information about the auction visit http://www.pcosupport.org/auction.php or call 877-775-PCOS.
Founded in 1998, the Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome Association (http://www.pcosupport.org), is a national non-profit 501(c)3 and primarily volunteer-run organization, operated by women with PCOS. PCOSA has local chapters throughout the United States and seeks to promote awareness of PCOS to consumers and the medical community, to serve as a support system for women with PCOS and to develop and promote research and education efforts. For more information call (877) 775-PCOS or visit our web site at http://www.pcosupport.org. Contact: Carol Arnold, Director of Marketing, Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome Association, firstname.lastname@example.org, 877-775-PCOS