Know the Symptoms

"Abdominal Bloating" Icon

Abdominal Bloating

"Difficulty eating or feeling full quickly" Icon

Difficulty eating or feeling full quickly

"Frequent or urgent urination" Icon

Frequent or urgent urination

"Abdominal, back, or pelvic pain or pressure" Icon

Abdominal, back, or pelvic pain or pressure

Other symptoms associated with ovarian cancer:

Constipation, Menstrual irregularities, Fatigue, Indigestion

21,410 women will receive a new diagnosis this year

Know the Risk Factors

While ovarian cancer can product symptoms, they are not always noticeable in the early stages. The symptoms that are present often mimic other common problems. That’s why in addition to knowing the symptoms, it is important to know the risk factors for ovarian cancer. This includes your family history and genetic predisposition. Additional risks include Hormone replacement therapy and obesity. Women are also more at risk after or during menopause. Ovarian cancer rates are highest in women aged 55-64 years, but risk begins rising at age 40.

Every 23 minutes a woman in the U.S. is diagnosed

Why Ovarian Cancer Awareness Is So Important?

Annual gynecological exams do NOT check for ovarian cancer. It does NOT happen only to older women – all women and girls are at risk. There’s NO specific screening tool for ovarian cancer. The Majority of women with ovarian cancer had no family history of it. The medical community often misses diagnosing this cancer.

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