Ovarian Cancer the facts

These are the frightening facts on ovarian cancer from Ovarian Cancer Australia.  1,400 Australian women are diagnosed every year with ovarian cancer and the survival rate over 5 years is 43%.  In the UK (where my Mum lived) 7,000 women are diagnosed each year and it is the 5th most common cancer.

The below fact sheet from Ovarian Cancer Australia shows what you need to look for in terms of symptoms and where you can get more info.  If you are in the UK check out the Ovarian Cancer Action website.

facts on ovarian cancer

Ovarian Cancer fact sheet

Lara

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