Article by Fabafterfifty
Ovarian cancer is the fifth most common cancer in women in the UK, after breast, lung bowel, and womb cancers. Most cases of ovarian cancer are diagnosed in women who have gone through menopause. This means that most cases are in women over the age of 50 but younger women do also get the disease.
“New data shows that 29% of ovarian cancer cases are diagnosed at A&E which is higher than the average for other cancers, and much higher than for other women’s cancers including breast, cervical and womb cancer. That’s another sign that there’s still a huge awareness raising job to be done to make sure women know about the signs and symptomsof ovarian cancer.”
To summarise, evidence shows that any of the following three symptoms, if they are new,
occur on most...