If any of these symptoms have been: a) present for more than 12 days in the last month, and b) are persistent and/or change from your normal, please contact your healthcare professional:
2. Pelvic or Abdominal Pain
3. Feeling Full Quickly
4. Urinary Symptom: Frequency or Urgency
6. Extreme Fatigue
7. Upset Stomach/Heartburn
8. Back Pain
9. Change in Period
10. Abdominal Swelling with weight loss or gain
11. Pain during sex
1. 1 in 78 women with ovaries will develop Ovarian Cancer (OC) in her lifetime.
2. Only 20% of all cases are found early, meaning in stage I or II; if the cancer is caught in stage III or higher, the 5-year survival rate can be as low as 28%
3. Ovarian cancer ranks fifth in cancer deaths among women and causes more deaths than any other gynecological cancer.
4. Studies show that women often complain of symptoms of OC long before being diagnosed with OC.
5. Women reporting symptoms of OC to their health care providers are often dismissed as the presentation can mimic symptoms of other issues or even of physical changes due to peri-menopause or menopause.